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Relentless Pursuit
Relentless Pursuit
Written by Donna Foote
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278234
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Relentless Pursuit
A Year in the Trenches with Teach for America
Written by Donna Foote


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.00

When Locke High School opened its doors in 1967, the residents of Watts celebrated it as a sign of the changes promised by Los Angeles. But four decades later, first-year Teach for America recruits Rachelle, Phillip, Hrag, and Taylor are greeted by a school that looks more like a prison, with... Read more >
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568502
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education Revised
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2009
Price: $13.99

From the Introduction:

"What kind of knowledge and skills can your child be expected to learn in second grade at school? How can you help your child at home? These are questions that we try to answer in this book. It presents the sort of knowledge and skills—in literature, reading and writing... Read more >
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Signing
Signing
Written by Elaine Costello, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307423719
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Signing
How To Speak With YOur Hands
Written by Elaine Costello, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2009
Price: $17.99

American Sign Language is a wonderful silent language of hands, face, and body that is rich with nuance, emotion, and grace. Bantam is proud to present the newly revised Signing : How To Speak With Your Hands, a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide that has long been the invaluable and definitive guide... Read more >
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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
Written by Maria Montessori
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307781048
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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

This is the book that Maria Montesorri wrote in response to requests from thousands of American parents and teachers. A short, illustrated guide to the use of the Montessori classroom materials, it shows how to set up a “children’s house”—an environment for learning where children can be their own masters, free...

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Books to Build On
Books to Build On
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307567215
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Books to Build On
A Grade-By-Grade Resource Guide for Parents and Teachers
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2009
Price: $14.99

A companion volume to the highly successful series of textbooks for grades one through six, Books to Build On lists books and other print resources--organized by topic--related to the material covered in the textbooks, designed to encourage further study. Read more >
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Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century
Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century
Written by Colin Rose
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ISBN: 9780307807601
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Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century
The Six-Step Plan to Unlock Your Master-Mind
Written by Colin Rose


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

We live in an era when the unprecedented speed of change means: The only certainty is uncertainty; you can't predict what skills will be useful in ten years time; in most professions knowledge is doubling every two or three years; and no job is forever--so being employable means being flexible and... Read more >
In Schools We Trust
Creating Communities of Learning in an era of Testing and Standardization
Written by Deborah Meier


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $24.00

We are in an era of radical distrust of public education. Increasingly, we turn to standardized tests and standardized curricula-now adopted by all fifty states-as our national surrogates for trust.

Legendary school founder and reformer Deborah Meier believes fiercely that schools have to win our faith by showing they can do their... Read more >
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Study Smart, Study Less
Study Smart, Study Less
Written by Anne Crossman
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ISBN: 9781607740469
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Study Smart, Study Less
Earn Better Grades and Higher Test Scores, Learn Study Habits That Get Fast Results, and Discover Your Study Persona
Written by Anne Crossman


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $7.99

Reap the rewards of a higher GPA without sacrificing your sanity or your social life!
 
If “I studied all night and I still didn’t ace the test” is your mantra, this witty study guide will help you pinpoint your personal learning style, prevent study mishaps, and work to your strengths. Using...

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The End of Education
The End of Education
Written by Neil Postman
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ISBN: 9780307797209
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The End of Education
Redefining the Value of School
Written by Neil Postman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

In this comprehensive response to the education crisis, the author of Teaching as a Subversive Activity returns to the subject that established his reputation as one of our most insightful social critics. Postman presents useful models with which schools can restore a sense of purpose, tolerance, and a respect for learning... Read more >
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Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools, 6th Edition

Written by Victoria Goldman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $35.00

This guide, written by a parent for parents, is a perennial seller. Expanded and extensively revised in this sixth edition, it is the first, last, and only word for parents on choosing the best private and selective public schools for children. Including information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff... Read more >
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