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B+ Grades, A+ College Application
B+ Grades, A+ College Application
Written by Joie Jager-Hyman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607743422
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B+ Grades, A+ College Application
How to Present Your Strongest Self, Write a Standout Admissions Essay, and Get Into the Perfect School for You
Written by Joie Jager-Hyman


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $10.99

This alternative college guide from a former Dartmouth assistant admissions director-turned-consultant gives non-straight-A students advice on the many options available to them and tips on how to identify, gain admittance to, and pay for the schools that will allow them to flourish.

Less-than-perfect grades? No problem!
Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t... Read more >
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Being the Other One
Being the Other One
Written by Kate Strohm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590301500
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Being the Other One
Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs
Written by Kate Strohm


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $22.95

When there's a disabled child in the family, how are normally developing siblings affected? According to Kate Strohm, a counselor and health educator, siblings of the disabled face particular emotional challenges that are often overlooked. Able siblings commonly struggle with feelings of isolation, grief, anger, and anxiety—and these and other emotional... Read more >
The Case Against Homework
The Case Against Homework
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307381453
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The Case Against Homework
How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $13.99

Does assigning fifty math problems accomplish any more than assigning five? Is memorizing word lists the best way to increase vocabulary—especially when it takes away from reading time? And what is the real purpose behind those devilish dioramas?

The time our children spend doing homework has skyrocketed in recent years. Parents... 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 York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children
The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children
Written by Eden Ross Lipson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812930184
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The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children
3rd Edition Revised and Updated
Written by Eden Ross Lipson


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2000
Price: $19.99

The Classic Guide That Helps You Select the Books the Child You Know Will Love

In this third, fully revised and updated edition of The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children, the children's book editor of The New York Times Book Review personally selects and recommends books... Read more >
Superlearning 2000
Superlearning 2000
Written by Sheila Ostrander and Lynn Schroeder
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815224
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Superlearning 2000
New Triple Fast Ways You Can Learn, Earn, and Succeed in the 21st Century
Written by Sheila Ostrander and Lynn Schroeder


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $7.99

Whether you want to learn a foreign language, improve your tennis game, ace a test, or learn anything two-to-five times faster, the fun and innovative method of superlearning is designed to unlock your limitless potential. This revolutionary program reveals how the right kind of music can enhance learning, which "superfood" can... Read more >
Train Go Sorry
Train Go Sorry
Written by Leah Hager Cohen
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ISBN: 9780679761655
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Train Go Sorry
Inside a Deaf World
Written by Leah Hager Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $16.00

This portrait of New York's Lafayette School for the Deaf is not just a work of journalism. It is also a memoir, since Leah Hager Cohen grew up on the school's campus and her father is its superintendent. As a hearing person raised among the deaf, Cohen appreciates both the intimate... Read more >
Feel-Bad Education
Feel-Bad Education
Written by Alfie Kohn
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ISBN: 9780807001400
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Feel-Bad Education
And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
Written by Alfie Kohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 196 pages
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
 
Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a “cult of rigor”—a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish both joy and meaningful intellectual inquiry from our classrooms—Alfie Kohn issues a... Read more >
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Written by Neil Postman
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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 >
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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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