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Montessori in the Classroom
Montessori in the Classroom
Written by Paula Polk Lillard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805210873
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Montessori in the Classroom
A Teacher's Account of How Children Really Learn
Written by Paula Polk Lillard


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 19, 1997
Price: $16.00

What really happens inside a Montessori classroom? How do teachers teach? How do children learn? This fascinating day-by-day record of a year in the life of a Montessori classroom answers these questions by providing an illuminating glimpse of the Montessori method in action. Read more >
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Lecture Notes
Lecture Notes
Written by Philip Mitchell Freeman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087544
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Lecture Notes
A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success
Written by Philip Mitchell Freeman


Format: Trade Paperback, 162 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $14.99

If you’re an incoming freshman facing the culture shock of campus life, reeling under the weight of scholastic expectations, and feeling the pressure of overwhelming financial commitments—don’t panic! Lectures Notes counters the confusion with an insider’s perspective on navigating these challenges and many more. Professor Philip Freeman reveals the three sure-fire... Read more >
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Essays that Worked for Medical Schools
Essays that Worked for Medical Schools
Written by Ballantine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345450449
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Essays that Worked for Medical Schools

Written by Ballantine


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2003
Price: $13.95

Discover why admissions officers from the nation’s top medical schools selected these essays of worthy applicants

With only a limited number of spaces available every year to the thousands of
qualified applicants to the nation’s top medical schools, a serious candidate must find
a way to set himself or herself apart from the crowd... Read more >
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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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The Essential Conversation
The Essential Conversation
Written by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345475800
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The Essential Conversation
What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other
Written by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $14.95

With the insights she has gleaned from her close and subtle observation of parent-teacher conferences, renowned Harvard University professor Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot has written a wise, useful book about the ways in which parents and teachers can make the most of their essential conversation—the dialogue between the most vital people in a... Read more >
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The Schools We Need
The Schools We Need
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385495240
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The Schools We Need
And Why We Don't Have Them
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 17, 1999
Price: $17.95

Now in paperback with a new introduction, The Schools We Need offers a powerful, compelling, and unassailable argument for reforming America's schooling methods and ideas--by one of America's most important educators, and author of the bestselling Cultural Literacy.

For over fifty years, American schools have operated under the assumption that challenging... Read more >
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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Written by Jane Nelsen, Steven Foster and Arlene Raphael
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307589828
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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Raising and Teaching All Children to Become Resilient, Responsible, and Respectful
Written by Jane Nelsen, Steven Foster and Arlene Raphael


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $17.95

Over 2 Million Positive Discipline Books Sold!

A Positive Approach To Helping Children With Special Needs Realize Their Potential

Every child deserves to lead a happy and fulfilling life. For parents and teachers of children with special needs, helping their child to not only negotiate daily challenges, but to live fulfilling, meaningful...

Read more >
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The End of Education
The End of Education
Written by Neil Postman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679750314
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The End of Education
Redefining the Value of School
Written by Neil Postman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 29, 1996
Price: $15.00

Postman suggests that the current crisis in our educational system derives from its failure to supply students with a translucent, unifying "narrative" like those that inspired earlier generations. Instead, today's schools promote the false "gods" of economic utility, consumerism, or ethnic separatism and resentment. What alternative strategies can we use to... Read more >
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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: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
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...

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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
Our Price: $13.99
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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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