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  • When Your Kid Goes to Collegeby Carol Barkin

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    "During the summer before he went to college, he was obnoxious; he said, 'There's a reason I'm acting this way; it will make it easier for you to have me leave.'" "When she was packing to leave, she was completely preoccupied with how many sheets and towels to take. I was thinking, 'My kid is leaving home forever, and life is taken up with minutiae.'"... more...

  • Parenting Tough Kidsby Mark Le Messurier

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Parenting Tough Kids delivers simple, proven strategies to improve the behavior, organization, learning, and emotional well-being of all children. Parents will find case studies and practical ideas to help youngsters improve memory and organization, complete homework and chores more easily, deal with school bullies, build emotional resilience, and... more...

  • Leadership and School Boardsby Laura E. Reimer; Dr. John Wiens

    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...

  • Principals Matterby Steven B. Sheldon; Mavis G. Sanders

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    Research has shown that strong principal leadership is critical to developing effective school partnerships that include diverse school, family and community members. This book provides administrators with a clear road map for initiating partnership programs that are goal-focused, equitable, and sustainable. In this research-based resource, the authors... more...

  • Partnering with Parents to Ask the Right Questionsby Luz Santana; Dan Rothstein; Agnes Bain

    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 children’s schooling. more...

  • A Teacher's Inside Advice to Parentsby Robert Ward

    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...

  • Homework for Grown-upsby E. Foley; B. Coates

    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...

  • Classroom Conversationsby Alexandra Miletta

    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...

  • Organizing for Educational Justiceby Michael B. Fabricant

    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...

  • Parental Involvement and Academic Successby William Jeynes

    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...