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The Heathen School
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351669
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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: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.99

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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Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School
Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School
Written by Adam Ruben
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589453
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Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School

Written by Adam Ruben


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $9.99

This is a book for dedicated academics who consider spending years masochistically overworked and underappreciated as a laudable goal. They lead the lives of the impoverished, grade the exams of whiny undergrads, and spend lonely nights in the library or laboratory pursuing a transcendent truth that only six or seven people... Read more >
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How We Learn
How We Learn
Written by Benedict Carey, Read by Steve Kramer
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449807774
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How We Learn
The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
Written by Benedict Carey
Read by Steve Kramer


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $35.00

In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today—and how we can apply it to our own lives.
 
From an early age, it is drilled into our heads... Read more >
Home Learning Year by Year
Home Learning Year by Year
Written by Rebecca Rupp
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307565808
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Home Learning Year by Year
How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School
Written by Rebecca Rupp


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

Finally, homeschoolers have a comprehensive guide to designing a homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts. , Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school. Based on... Read more >
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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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There Are No Shortcuts
There Are No Shortcuts
Written by Rafe Esquith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491800
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There Are No Shortcuts

Written by Rafe Esquith


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

Year after year, Rafe Esquith’s fifth-grade students excel. They read passionately, far above their grade level; tackle algebra; and stage Shakespeare so professionally that they often wow the great Shakespearen actor himself, Sir Ian McKellen. Yet Esquith teaches at an L.A. innercity school known as the Jungle, where few of his... Read more >
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The Art of Teaching
The Art of Teaching
Written by Gilbert Highet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679723141
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The Art of Teaching

Written by Gilbert Highet


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 13, 1989
Price: $14.00

The noted classicist presents his educational methodology, within the context of history, from the Sophists to modern teaching. Read more >
The Teenage Body Book
The Teenage Body Book
Written by Kathy McCoy, PhD and Charles Wibbelsman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578262779
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The Teenage Body Book
A New Edition for a New Generation
Written by Kathy McCoy, PhD and Charles Wibbelsman


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2008
Price: $19.95

Winner of the American Library Association's Best Book for Young Adults Award.

From acne to emotions, healthy eating to stress-prevention, the teenage years are absolutely full of new challenges for young people; but help does exist, if you know where to look.

The Teenage Body Book
by Kathy McCoy, PhD and Charles... Read more >
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Study Smart, Study Less
Study Smart, Study Less
Written by Anne Crossman
Format: eBook
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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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
Written by Bill Coplin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307768490
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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
The Skills You Need to Succeed
Written by Bill Coplin


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

A handy, straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate—revised and updated for today’s economic and academic landscapes.

Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in today’s job market, based on his extensive interviews with... Read more >
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