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Real Education
Real Education
Written by Charles Murray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307405395
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Real Education
Four Simple Truths for Bringing America's Schools Back to Reality
Written by Charles Murray


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $15.00

"The most talked-about education book this semester." —New York Times

From the author of Coming Apart, and based on a series of controversial Wall Street Journal op-eds, this landmark manifesto gives voice to what everyone knows about talent, ability, and intelligence but no one wants to admit. With four truths as... Read more >
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Push Has Come to Shove
Push Has Come to Shove
Written by Dr. Steve Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720320
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Push Has Come to Shove
Getting Our Kids the Education They Deserve--Even If It Means Picking a Fight
Written by Dr. Steve Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

When we ask our kids, “What’d you do in school today?” and they mumble, “Nothin',” they’re telling the truth.

Steve Perry gets it. He understands why some parents are panicked about what’s going on in their kids’ classrooms, and how other parents, whose kids supposedly attend the “good” schools, still fear that...

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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812996289
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
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: $15.95

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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Games for Reading
Games for Reading
Written by Peggy Kaye
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394721491
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Games for Reading

Written by Peggy Kaye


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 12, 1984
Price: $17.95

HERE ARE OVER SEVENTY GAMES TO HELP YOUR CHILD LEARN TO READ--AND LOVE IT.

Peggy Kaye's Games for Reading helps children read by doing just what kids like best: playing games.  There is a "bingo" game that helps children learn vocabulary. There is a rhyming game that helps them hear letter sounds more... 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 >
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The Heathen School
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679455103
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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $30.00

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of...

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Signing
Signing
Written by Elaine Costello, Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553375398
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Signing
How To Speak With YOur Hands
Written by Elaine Costello, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 1, 1995
Price: $20.00

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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Games for Math
Games for Math
Written by Peggy Kaye
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394755106
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Games for Math

Written by Peggy Kaye


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 12, 1988
Price: $16.95

At a time when the poor math performance of American school children has labeled us a "nation of underachievers," what can parents--often themselves daunted by the mysteries of mathematics--do to help their children? In Games for Math, Peggy Kaye--teacher extraordinaire and author of the highly praised Games for Reading--gives parents more... Read more >
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Turning Stones
Turning Stones
Written by Marc Parent
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780449912355
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Turning Stones
My Days and Nights with Children at Risk A Caseworker's Story
Written by Marc Parent


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 27, 1998
Price: $17.00

Why does an infant die of malnutrition? Why does an eight-year-old hold a knife to his brother's throat? Or a mother push her cherished daughter twenty-three floors to her death? Marc Parent, a city caseworker, searched the streets--and his heart--for the answers, and shares them in this powerful, vivid, beautifully written... Read more >
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