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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition
What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385337311
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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition
Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $18.00

This completely revised and attractively redesigned edition of one of the most popular volumes in the bestselling Core Knowledge Series features up-to-date ideas and information based on input from parents and teachers across the country.

With sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, a bolder, easier-to-follow format, and a thoroughly updated curriculum, What Your... Read more >
Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770436667
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Written by Donna Bryant Goertz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583940327
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Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful
Preventing Exclusion in the Early Elementary Classroom
Written by Donna Bryant Goertz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2001
Price: $15.95

Charting the progress of twelve children in a real Texas classroom, educator Donna Goertz shows how positive change can occur given the proper environment. In each case she describes a child's transformation from destructive troublemaker to responsible citizen of the classroom community. Readers will learn how to apply Montessori methods to... Read more >
Sticks and Stones
Sticks and Stones
Written by Emily Bazelon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982633
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Sticks and Stones
Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
Written by Emily Bazelon


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators... Read more >
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Cultural Literacy
Cultural Literacy
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394758435
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Cultural Literacy
What Every American Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 12, 1988
Price: $15.95

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. Includes 5,000 essential facts to know. Read more >
The Tyranny of the Meritocracy
The Tyranny of the Meritocracy
Written by Lani Guinier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807006276
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The Tyranny of the Meritocracy
Democratizing Higher Education in America
Written by Lani Guinier


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $24.95

A fresh and bold argument for revamping our standards of “merit” and a clear blueprint for creating collaborative education models that strengthen our democracy rather than privileging individual elites

Standing on the foundations of America’s promise of equal opportunity, our universities purport to serve as engines of social mobility and practitioners of... 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: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385337656
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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: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2005
Price: $20.00

Give your child a smart start with
What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know
 
How can you help your child at home? This book answers that important question and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American fourth... Read more >
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Positive Discipline in the Classroom
Positive Discipline in the Classroom
Written by Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436575
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Positive Discipline in the Classroom
Developing Mutual Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in Your Classroom
Written by Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $17.00

The Acclaimed Bestseller That Can Improve Your Classroom Experience Forever!
 
Over the years millions of parents and teachers have used the amazingly effective strategies of Positive Discipline to restore order and civility to their classrooms and homes. And in today's classroom, where teachers must compete with digital distractions for their students' attention... 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
Our Price: $13.99
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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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The Shame of the Nation
The Shame of the Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400052455
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The Shame of the Nation
The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2006
Price: $16.00

Since the early 1980s, when the federal courts began dismantling the landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, segregation of black children has reverted to its highest level since 1968. In many inner-city schools, a stick-and-carrot method of behavioral control traditionally used in prisons is now used with students. Meanwhile, as... Read more >
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