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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99
This book is about the remarkable and unique purpose of school boards. It is not a book about abolition, or drastic reform. It explains clearly that school boards were established as part of the foundation for a strong democratic society and encourages everyone involved with school systems to guard that foundation. more...
- ASCD 2016; US$ 28.99
By learning how to ask the "right questions," educators can build effective partnerships with parents who have not been actively involved in their childrens schooling. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99
It is self-evident that parents and children garner the benefits of a great teacher but also pay some kind of price for anything less than a sterling teacher. Likewise, teachers and children share the advantages of committed, capable parents, but also suffer consequences when parental responsibility and efficacy falters. Therefore, parents and teachers... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 19.99
A nostalgic compendium of essential knowledge that can help you show the world that you?re smarter than a ten-year-old after all! Have you ever stared blankly at your kids when they?ve asked why the sky is blue? Or clumsily changed the subject when they?ve wanted to know why the wind blows? If you?re done with school, it?s likely you?re also done... more...
- The New Press 2008; US$ 24.99
In Classroom Conversations , two generations of educatorsa mother and daughterpoint us to the great thinkers who have shaped their beliefs and practices in education, and who continue to influence teachers today. Nineteen essays by educators from Dewey to Delpit offer parents and new educators an education degree in a nutshell. The Milettas frame... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 69.00
Since the 1980s, strategies for improving public education in America have focused on either competition through voucher programs and charter schools or standardization as enacted into federal law through No Child Left Behind. These reforms, however, have failed to narrow the performance gap between poor urban students and other children. In response,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Providing an objective assessment of the influence of parental involvement and what aspects of parental participation can best maximize the educational outcomes of students, this volume is structured to guide readers to a thorough understanding of the history, practice, theories, and impact of parental involvement. Cutting-edge research and meta-analyses... more...
- Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.99
New York Times bestselling author and educator Ron Clark challenges parents, teachers, and communities everywhere embrace a difference in the classroom and uplift, educate, and empower our children. Read this book to find out why so many across the country have embraced these powerful rules. · Set the electric tone on day one · Teach your children... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 36.99
This book takes on the issues of our failures from the dangers associated with a lack of classroom discipline to the failings of the people to recognize and defend their schools from an overstepping federal government. This book clarifies the answers to our education system's woes and our republic's flickering success. For more information about the... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 11.19
Award-winning education journalist Peg Tyre mines up-to-the-minute research to equip parents with the tools and knowledge necessary to get their children the best education possible We all know that the quality of education served up to our children in U.S. schools ranges from outstanding to shockingly inadequate. How can parents tell the difference?... more...