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Positive Discipline in the Classroom, Revised 3rd Edition
Positive Discipline in the Classroom, Revised 3rd Edition
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn
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ISBN: 9780307803641
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Positive Discipline in the Classroom, Revised 3rd Edition
Developing Mutual Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in Your Classroom
Written by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $14.99

The Acclaimed Bestseller That Can Improve Your Classroom Experience Forever!
Over the years, millions of parents have come to trust the classic Positive Discipline series for its consistent, commmonsense approach to child rearing. Hundreds of schools also use these amazingly effective strategies for restoring order and civility to today's turbulent classrooms. Now... Read more >
College Admission
College Admission
Written by Robin Mamlet and Christine VanDeVelde
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ISBN: 9780307590329
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College Admission
From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step
Written by Robin Mamlet and Christine VanDeVelde


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $19.99

College Admission is the ultimate user's manual and go-to guide for any student or family approaching the college application process. 
 
Featuring the wise counsel of more than 50 deans of admission, no other guide has such thorough, expert, compassionate, and professional advice.
 
Let’s be honest: applying to college... Read more >
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Let the Students Speak!
Let the Students Speak!
Written by David L. Hudson
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ISBN: 9780807044544
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Let the Students Speak!
A History of the Fight for Free Expression in American Schools
Written by David L. Hudson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $17.00

From a trusted scholar and powerful story teller, an accessible and lively history of free speech, for and about students.

Let the Students Speak! details the rich history and growth of the First Amendment in public schools, from the early nineteenth-century's failed student free-expression claims to the development of protection for students... Read more >
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Let the Students Speak!
A History of the Fight for Free Expression in American Schools
Written by David L. Hudson


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $17.00

From a trusted scholar and powerful story teller, an accessible and lively history of free speech, for and about students.

Let the Students Speak! details the rich history and growth of the First Amendment in public schools, from the early nineteenth-century's failed student free-expression claims to the development of protection for students... Read more >
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Montessori: A Modern Approach
Montessori: A Modern Approach
Written by Paula Polk Lillard
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ISBN: 9780307761330
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Montessori: A Modern Approach

Written by Paula Polk Lillard


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $12.99

Montessori: A Modern Approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples... Read more >
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Why I Teach
Why I Teach
Written by Esther Wright, M.A.
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ISBN: 9780307561152
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Why I Teach
Inspirational True Stories from Teachers Who Make a Difference
Written by Esther Wright, M.A.


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $9.99

A Celebration of the Power of Teaching
There is a moment for most teachers when the lure of working with kids surpasses all logic: You know, you just know, that you are meant to teach. But in the day-to-day crush of details and bus duty, politics and paperwork, or kids without their... Read more >
Playful Learning
Playful Learning
Written by Mariah Bruehl
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ISBN: 9781590308196
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Playful Learning
Develop Your Child's Sense of Joy and Wonder
Written by Mariah Bruehl


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $22.95

Children are natural scientists, artists, mathematicians, authors, and scholars. From the time they are born they seek out information about the world around them in an effort to construct meaning and further their development. While children have an inherent drive to make sense of their reality, parents have a unique opportunity... Read more >
How to Tutor Your Own Child
How to Tutor Your Own Child
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben, Foreword by Gerald Richards
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ISBN: 9781607740278
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How to Tutor Your Own Child
Boost Grades and Inspire a Lifelong Love of Learning--Without Paying for a Professional Tutor
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben
Foreword by Gerald Richards


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $13.99

Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes—billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of today’s overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was easy, free, and able to provide the same quality of service. But...

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How to Tutor Your Own Child
How to Tutor Your Own Child
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben, Foreword by Gerald Richards
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ISBN: 9781607740506
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How to Tutor Your Own Child
Boost Grades and Inspire a Lifelong Love of Learning--Without Paying for a Tutor
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben
Foreword by Gerald Richards


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $9.99

Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes—billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of today’s overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was easy, free, and able to provide the same quality of service. But...

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Study Smart, Study Less
Study Smart, Study Less
Written by Anne Crossman
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ISBN: 9781607740001
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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: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $10.99

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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Study Smart, Study Less
Study Smart, Study Less
Written by Anne Crossman
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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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Cool Colleges
Cool Colleges
Written by Donald Asher
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ISBN: 9780307797704
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Cool Colleges
For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Differen t
Written by Donald Asher


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2011
Price: $14.99

Fully revised since the first edition, COOL COLLEGES covers the most exciting schools in the U.S. and Canada, with a new chapter on eco schools, an update on tuition-free schools, and the total low-down on the so-called top-ranked schools. Are you hyper-intelligent? Self-directed? A late-bloomer? Or just different? Then you need... Read more >
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It's a Jungle Out There!
It's a Jungle Out There!
Written by Jennifer Ward
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ISBN: 9781590309087
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It's a Jungle Out There!
52 Nature Adventures for City Kids
Written by Jennifer Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $14.00

Just because you live in the city doesn’t mean you can't enjoy nature. This compact guide offers 52 nature-focused explorations, adventures, observations, and games that can help you and your child connect to nature while living in the city. While it may be hard to see nature through the traffic, buildings... Read more >
Conscientious Objections
Conscientious Objections
Written by Neil Postman
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ISBN: 9780307797315
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Conscientious Objections
Stirring Up Trouble About Language, Technology and Education
Written by Neil Postman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $9.99

In a series of feisty and ultimately hopeful essays, one of America's sharpest social critics casts a shrewd eye over contemporary culture to reveal the worst -- and the best -- of our habits of discourse, tendencies in education, and obsessions with technological novelty. Readers will find themselves rethinking many of... Read more >
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Dude, Where's My Black Studies Department?
The Disappearance of Black Americans from Our Universities
Written by Cecil Brown


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $15.95

***WINNER, 2008 PEN Oakland - Josephine Miles National Literary Award

Blacks have been vanishing from college campuses in the United States and reappearing in prisons, videos, and movies. Cecil Brown tackles this unwitting "disappearing act" head on, paying special attention to the situation at UC Berkeley and the University of... 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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The End of Ignorance
The End of Ignorance
Written by John Mighton
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ISBN: 9780307373441
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The End of Ignorance
Multiplying Our Human Potential
Written by John Mighton


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

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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Parents' Guide to the Middle School Years
Parents' Guide to the Middle School Years
Written by Joe Bruzzese
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ISBN: 9780307778338
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Parents' Guide to the Middle School Years

Written by Joe Bruzzese


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

OMG PAW G2G.
Oh my god, parents are watching, got to go.


Today’s text-messaging middle schoolers may seem like a different species from how parents remember themselves as sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. Children are often forced to confront serious issues like drugs, violence, sexuality, and technology at an age that would... Read more >
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College Rules!, 3rd Edition
College Rules!, 3rd Edition
Written by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik and Jodi Patrick Holschuh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607740018
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College Rules!, 3rd Edition
How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College
Written by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik and Jodi Patrick Holschuh


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $14.99

And You Thought Getting into College Was Hard . . .

Students who assume they can figure out college on the fly often learn things the hard way—they look back and think, “If only I’d known this from the start!” College Rules! will save you the time and trouble, setting you up... Read more >
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College Rules!, 3rd Edition
College Rules!, 3rd Edition
Written by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik and Jodi Patrick Holschuh
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ISBN: 9781607740179
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College Rules!, 3rd Edition
How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College
Written by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik and Jodi Patrick Holschuh


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $11.99

And You Thought Getting into College Was Hard . . .

Students who assume they can figure out college on the fly often learn things the hard way—they look back and think, “If only I’d known this from the start!” College Rules! will save you the time and trouble, setting you up... Read more >
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Your Child's Growing Mind
Your Child's Growing Mind
Written by Jane Healy
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ISBN: 9780307788948
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Your Child's Growing Mind
Brain Development and Learning From Birth to Adolescence
Written by Jane Healy


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

The completely updated and expanded version of the 1987 classic hailed by parents and educators everywhere.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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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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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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More Money Than Brains
More Money Than Brains
Written by Laura Penny
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ISBN: 9780771070495
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More Money Than Brains
Why School Sucks, College is Crap, & Idiot Think They're Right
Written by Laura Penny


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $17.99

One of Canada's funniest and most incisive social critics reveals why in North America, where governments spend so much on schools and colleges, training is valued far more than education and loud-mouth ignoramuses are widely and publicly celebrated.

Public education in the United States is in such pitiful shape, the president wants... Read more >
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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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