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Calm and Compassionate Children
Calm and Compassionate Children
Written by Susan Dermond
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781587612763
Our Price: $15.99
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Calm and Compassionate Children
A Handbook
Written by Susan Dermond


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $15.99

Building on such inherent qualities as openheartedness and trust, parents and teachers can help children develop empathy and integrity as they grow and mature. From nature activities to conscious quiet time to tips on daily routines, CALM AND COMPASSIONATE CHILDREN provides practical guidance to help grown-ups model behavior and suggests dozens... Read more >
The Shame of the Nation
The Shame of the Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415928318
Our Price: $20.00

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The Shame of the Nation
The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $20.00

“The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we’re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.”

Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly... Read more >
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Written by Neil Postman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385290098
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity

Written by Neil Postman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 15, 1971
Price: $15.00

A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world. Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
What Your Preschooler Needs to Know
What Your Preschooler Needs to Know
Written by Core Knowledge Foundation
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493064
Our Price: $15.99
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What Your Preschooler Needs to Know
Get Ready for Kindergarten
Written by Core Knowledge Foundation


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $15.99

Give your child a smart start with
What Your Preschooler Needs to Know
 
Designed for parents to enjoy with children, filled with opportunities for reading aloud and fostering curiosity, this beautifully illustrated anthology offers preschoolers the fundamentals they need to prepare for a happy, productive time in school—and for the... 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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How to Be a Person
How to Be a Person
Written by Lindy West, Dan Savage, Christopher Frizzelle, Bethany Jean Clement and The Staff of The Stranger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570617782
Our Price: $16.95
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How to Be a Person
The Stranger's Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself
Written by Lindy West, Dan Savage, Christopher Frizzelle, Bethany Jean Clement and The Staff of The Stranger


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $16.95

From Dan Savage, Lindy West, and The Stranger staff comes this hilarious guide to life for college students and beyond. Here is all the information you actually need to know that no one else will tell you including: which majors to avoid, how to not get a STD, everything there is... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders, Read by George Saunders
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193009
Our Price: $7.50

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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders
Read by George Saunders


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $7.50

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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Feel-Bad Education
And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
Written by Alfie Kohn


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $15.00

Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices
 
Almost no writer on schools asks us to question our fundamental assumptions about education and motivation as boldly as Alfie Kohn. The Washington Post says that “teachers and parents who encounter Kohn and his thoughts come away... Read more >
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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588906
Our Price: $15.00
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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 Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guide
The Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guide
Written by Erin Gruwell and The Freedom Writers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767926966
Our Price: $21.95
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The Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guide

Written by Erin Gruwell and The Freedom Writers


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $21.95

Designed for educators by the teacher who nurtured and created the Freedom Writers, this standards-based teachers’ guide includes innovative teaching techniques that will engage, empower, and enlighten.
In response to thousands of letters and e-mails from teachers across the country who learned about Erin Gruwell and her amazing students in The Freedom... Read more >
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