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Montessori Today
Montessori Today
Written by Paula Polk Lillard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761323
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Montessori Today
A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood
Written by Paula Polk Lillard


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $12.99

Paula Lillard, director of a Montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, Lillard shows how children acquire the skills to answer their own questions, learn to manage freedom... Read more >
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The Price of Admission
The Price of Admission
Written by Daniel Golden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400097975
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The Price of Admission
How America's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges--and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates
Written by Daniel Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $15.99

Every spring thousands of middle-class and lower-income high-school seniors learn that they have been rejected by America’s most exclusive colleges. What they may never learn is how many candidates like themselves have been passed over in favor of wealthy white students with lesser credentials—children of alumni, big donors, or celebrities.

In this... Read more >
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Young, Gifted, and Black
Young, Gifted, and Black
Written by Theresa Perry and Claude Steele, Edited by Asa Hilliard, III
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807031056
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Young, Gifted, and Black
Promoting High Achievement among African-American Students
Written by Theresa Perry and Claude Steele
Edited by Asa Hilliard, III


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2004
Price: $16.00

Young, Gifted, and Black is a unique joint effort by three leading African-American scholars to radically reframe the debates swirling around the achievement of African-American students in school.

In three separate but allied essays, Theresa Perry, Claude Steele, and Asa Hilliard place students' social identity as African-Americans at the very center of... Read more >
The Art of Teaching
The Art of Teaching
Written by Gilbert Highet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679723141
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The Art of Teaching

Written by Gilbert Highet


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 13, 1989
Price: $14.00

The noted classicist presents his educational methodology, within the context of history, from the Sophists to modern teaching. Read more >
So You're Thinking About Homeschooling:  Second Edition
So You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Second Edition
Written by Lisa Whelchel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590525111
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So You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Second Edition
Fifteen Families Show How You Can Do It
Written by Lisa Whelchel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2005
Price: $14.99

Discover the Diversity of Homeschooling

Confused and intimidated by the complexities of homeschooling, many parents assume it could never work for them. Now an updated edition of So You're Thinking About Home Schooling by Lisa Whelchel—herself a homeschooling mother of three—introduces to readers fifteen composite portraits of homeschooling families who show... Read more >
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7 Keys to Comprehension
7 Keys to Comprehension
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307453181
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7 Keys to Comprehension
How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $13.99

It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children.

7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already... Read more >
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Teach with Your Heart
Teach with Your Heart
Written by Erin Gruwell
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ISBN: 9780767927376
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Teach with Your Heart
Lessons I Learned from the Freedom Writers
Written by Erin Gruwell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $13.99

In this memoir and call to arms, Erin Gruwell, the dynamic young teacher who nurtured a remarkable group of high school students from Long Beach, California, who called themselves the Freedom Writers, picks up where The Freedom Writers Diary (and the movie The Freedom Writers) end and catches the reader up... Read more >
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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
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ISBN: 9780307588906
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child
The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child
Written by Linda Dobson
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ISBN: 9780307556189
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The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child
Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to the Right Start
Written by Linda Dobson


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $15.99

Homeschool the right way from day one.
Are you considering homeschooling for your family? Today, many parents recognize that their child's school options are limited, inadequate, or even dangerous, and an increasing number are turning to homeschooling. But where do you start and how do you ensure the highest-quality educational experience, especially... Read more >
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The New Global Student
The New Global Student
Written by Maya Frost
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307450623
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The New Global Student
Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Education
Written by Maya Frost


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $14.95

Good-bye, Old School. Hello, Bold School!

In 2005, Maya Frost and her husband sold everything and left their suburban American lifestyle behind in order to have an adventure abroad. The tricky part: they had to shepherd their four teenage daughters through high school and into college. This hilarious and conspiratorial how-to handbook... Read more >
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