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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: eBook
ISBN: 9780767932196
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The Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guide

Written by Erin Gruwell and The Freedom Writers


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $18.99

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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Teaching Montessori In the Home
Teaching Montessori In the Home
Written by Elizabeth Hainstock
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ISBN: 9780307823342
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Teaching Montessori In the Home

Written by Elizabeth Hainstock


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

Claim quality togetherness with your child and fully enjoy the sensitive and formative years from two to five by adopting proven teaching techniques in your own home. This acclaimed guide puts the entire range of the Montessori system within your reach, so you can make the most of your child's vital... Read more >
Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385524742
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $25.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
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Lockdown High
Lockdown High
Written by Annette Fuentes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674077
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Lockdown High
When the Schoolhouse Becomes a Jailhouse
Written by Annette Fuentes


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.95

School violence has fallen steadily for twenty years. Yet in schools throughout the United States, Annette Fuentes finds metal detectors and drug tests for aspirin, police profiling of students with no records, arbitrary expulsions, armed teachers, increased policing, and all-seeing electronic surveillance.

This climate of fear has permitted the imposition of unprecedented... Read more >
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On the Same Track
On the Same Track
Written by Carol Corbett Burris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807032978
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On the Same Track
How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle against Resegregation
Written by Carol Corbett Burris


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

A public school principal’s account of the courageous leaders who have dismantled the tracking systems in their schools in order to desegregate classrooms
 
What would happen if a school eliminated the “tracks” that rank students based on their perceived intellectual abilities? Would low-achieving students fall behind and become frustrated? Would their... Read more >
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The Price of Admission
The Price of Admission
Written by Daniel Golden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307497376
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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: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

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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Foxfire 4
Foxfire 4
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385120876
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Foxfire 4

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1977
Price: $19.95

Fiddle making, spring houses, horse trading, sassafras tea, berry buckets, gardening, and other affairs of plain living are the topics covered in this volume. Read more >
Feel-Bad Education
Feel-Bad Education
Written by Alfie Kohn
Format: Trade Paperback
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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What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307763105
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What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of A Good Fourth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $12.99

Grade by grade, these groundbreaking and successful books provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of a good education for first to sixth graders.

B & W photographs, linecuts, and maps throughout; two-color printing.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Beyond Baby Talk
Beyond Baby Talk
Written by Kenn Apel, Ph.D. and Julie Masterson, Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952288
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Beyond Baby Talk
From Speaking to Spelling: A Guide to Language and Literacy Development for Parents and Caregivers
Written by Kenn Apel, Ph.D. and Julie Masterson, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

Guide your child to effective communication with this fully updated handbook.

Language is about so much more than just words, and healthy communication is the foundation of your child’s ability to succeed emotionally, socially, and academically. The first eight years of life are a critical period of language and literacy development... Read more >
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