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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
Written by Maria Montessori
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ISBN: 9780307781048
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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

This is the book that Maria Montesorri wrote in response to requests from thousands of American parents and teachers. A short, illustrated guide to the use of the Montessori classroom materials, it shows how to set up a “children’s house”—an environment for learning where children can be their own masters, free...

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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307588890
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
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ISBN: 9780307588913
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb, Read by Kirby Heyborne
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307914538
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb
Read by Kirby Heyborne


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $20.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Written by Glenn T. Stanton
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ISBN: 9781601422941
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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
How Parents Guide Their Children into Authentic Masculinity and Femininity
Written by Glenn T. Stanton


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $14.99

Raise secure, confident kids in a gender-confused world

In this eye-opening book, family researcher Glenn T. Stanton offers a clear vision for why gender matters in how we raise our children. His thought-provoking insights expose the problems with stifling stereotypes and damaging cultural assumptions, then highlight a practical pathway for guiding children... Read more >
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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
Written by Glenn T. Stanton
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Secure Daughters, Confident Sons
How Parents Guide Their Children into Authentic Masculinity and Femininity
Written by Glenn T. Stanton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

Raise secure, confident kids in a gender-confused world

From the moment someone first asked “Boy or girl?” every child’s identity is tied to his or her gender. But how that identity fully takes shape depends greatly on the influence of their parents and what they teach their children about the innate value...

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Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Written by William F. Russell
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ISBN: 9780307774569
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Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children
Selections from Shakespeare, Twain, Dickens, O.Henry, London, Longfellow, Irving Aesop, Homer, Cervantes, Hawthorne, and More
Written by William F. Russell


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $13.99

A perennially popular collection of short stories, poems, legends, and myths from great works of literature that are especially appropriate for parents to read aloud to their children aged five to twelve. Line drawings.


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The Write Start
The Write Start
Written by Jennifer Hallissy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308370
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The Write Start
A Guide to Nurturing Writing at Every Stage, from Scribbling to Forming Letters and Writing Stories
Written by Jennifer Hallissy


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $17.95

How do you raise children who love to write? Jennifer Hallissy believes that if you give children a solid foundation of writing basics, they will develop a love of writing that lasts a lifetime. In this book, she shares the secrets for supporting young writers, from the smallest of scribblers to... Read more >
Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos
Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos
Written by Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775382
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Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos
How to Help the Child Who Is Bright, Bored and Having Problems in School
Written by Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

Does your imaginative, computer-proficient daughter tune out in the classroom? Does your spirited son become headstrong and aggressive when faced with the simplest decisions? Does your bold, energetic child have trouble focusing on basic tasks?

Millions of children--one in five--have what psychologist Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D., calls the Edison trait: dazzling intelligence... Read more >
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Montessori Method
Montessori Method
Written by Maria Montessori
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772541
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Montessori Method

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $12.99

This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free a child to learn through his own efforts".


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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591739
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
A Complete Guide to Effective Classroom Management with a School-wide Discipline Plan
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $14.99

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to... Read more >
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione
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ISBN: 9780307591722
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition
A Complete Guide to Effective Classroom Management with a School-wide Discipline Plan
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie and Lisa Stanzione


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $16.99

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to... Read more >
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Teacher Effectiveness Training
Teacher Effectiveness Training
Written by Dr. Thomas Gordon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307547927
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Teacher Effectiveness Training
The Program Proven to Help Teachers Bring Out the Best in Students of All Ages
Written by Dr. Thomas Gordon


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

For nearly thirty years, Teacher Effectiveness Training, or the T.E.T. book, based on Dr. Thomas Gordon’s groundbreaking program, has taught hundreds of thousands of teachers around the world the skills they need to deal with the inevitable student discipline problems effectively and humanely.

Now revised and updated, T.E.T. can mean the difference... Read more >
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie
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ISBN: 9780307489364
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
How to Move Beyond the Dance of Discipline in Today's Classrooms
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to... Read more >
Child Sense
Child Sense
Written by Priscilla J. Dunstan, Foreword by Linda Acredolo, Ph.D. and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806670
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Child Sense
From Birth to Age 5, How to Use the 5 Senses to Make Sleeping, Eating, Dressing, and Other Everyday Activities Easier While Strengthening Your Bond With Child
Written by Priscilla J. Dunstan
Foreword by Linda Acredolo, Ph.D. and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D.


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $26.00

Your infant is crying and you don’t know why. Your toddler refuses every kind of food–except one. Your preschooler wages war with you each morning over what to wear. Every day, parents struggle unsuccessfully to understand why their children act the way they do. Now child development expert Priscilla J. Dunstan... Read more >
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Montessori from the Start
Montessori from the Start
Written by Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307558039
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Montessori from the Start
The Child at Home, from Birth to Age Three
Written by Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $13.99

What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the youngest infants? This authoritative and accessible book answers these and many other questions. Based on Dr. Maria Montessori's instructions for raising infants, its comprehensive... Read more >
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Parenting a Struggling Reader
Parenting a Struggling Reader
Written by Susan Hall and Louisa Moats
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ISBN: 9780307489388
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Parenting a Struggling Reader

Written by Susan Hall and Louisa Moats


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

The first completely comprehensive, practical guide for recognizing, diagnosing, and overcoming any childhood reading difficulty.
According to the National Institute of Health, ten million of our nation’s children (approximately 17 percent) have trouble learning to read. While headlines warn about the nation’s reading crisis, Susan Hall (whose son was diagnosed with dyslexia)... Read more >
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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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The Teenage Body Book
The Teenage Body Book
Written by Kathy McCoy, PhD and Charles Wibbelsman
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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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The End of Ignorance
The End of Ignorance
Written by John Mighton
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ISBN: 9780676979640
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The End of Ignorance
Multiplying Our Human Potential
Written by John Mighton


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $16.95

A revolutionary call for a new understanding of how people learn.

The End of Ignorance conceives of a world in which no child is left behind – a world based on the assumption that each child has the potential to be successful in every subject. John Mighton argues that by recognizing the... Read more >
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7 Keys to Comprehension
7 Keys to Comprehension
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307453181
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7 Keys to Comprehension
How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $13.99

It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children.

7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already... Read more >
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Student's Quest Guide: Newton at the Center
Student's Quest Guide: Newton at the Center
Written by Johns Hopkins University
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ISBN: 9781588342553
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Student's Quest Guide: Newton at the Center
Newton at the Center
Written by Johns Hopkins University


Format: Trade Paperback, 246 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2008
Price: $16.95

This rich, multidisciplinary curriculum to accompany Joy Hakim’s Newton at the Center covers astronomy, physics, and chemistry from Copernicus to the Curies, from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries. The course of study is divided into seven units. Each unit includes an introduction (with background, materials list, and standards) and nine class... Read more >
Teacher's Quest Guide: Newton at the Center
Teacher's Quest Guide: Newton at the Center
Written by Johns Hopkins University
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ISBN: 9781588342522
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Teacher's Quest Guide: Newton at the Center
Newton at the Center
Written by Johns Hopkins University


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2008
Price: $59.95

This rich, multidisciplinary curriculum to accompany Joy Hakim’s Newton at the Center covers astronomy, physics, and chemistry from Copernicus to the Curies, from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries. The course of study is divided into seven units. Each unit includes an introduction (with background, materials list, and standards) and nine class... Read more >
Teach with Your Heart
Teach with Your Heart
Written by Erin Gruwell
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ISBN: 9780767915847
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Teach with Your Heart
Lessons I Learned from The Freedom Writers
Written by Erin Gruwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $14.99

In this passionate, poignant, and deeply personal memoir and call to arms, Erin Gruwell, the dynamic young teacher who nurtured a remarkable group of high school students from Long Beach, California, who called themselves the Freedom Writers, picks up where The Freedom Writers Diary—and the hit movie The Freedom Writers—left off... Read more >
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Student's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Student's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Johns Hopkins University
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ISBN: 9781588342546
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Student's Quest Guide: Aristotle Leads the Way
Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Johns Hopkins University


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2007
Price: $12.95

This rich, multidisciplinary curriculum to accompany Joy Hakim’s The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way covers astronomy, physics, and chemistry from Mesopotamia to the Middle Ages. The course of study is divided into five units. Each unit includes an introduction (with background information, a materials list, and standards correlated to... Read more >
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