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  • Teaching Our Children to Readby Bill Honig

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Studies of effective teaching practices have continued to validate the need for explicit and systematic instruction in basic reading skills, and Bill Honig uses this research to shed new light on an old problem—how to help all students become fluent readers. Teaching Our Children to Read grows out of the experiences of scores of dedicated teachers... more...

  • The Global Achievement Gapby Tony Wagner

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 17.99

    In The Global Achievement Gap , education expert Tony Wagner situates our school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. With insights gained from visits to classrooms in leading suburban schools, he analyzes performance by considering the skills needed to get a good job and become a productive citizen. Highlighting... more...

  • The Available Parentby John Duffy; Thomas Phelan

    Cleis Press 2011; US$ 7.97

    Teenagers are left feeling unheard and misunderstood, and parents are left feeling bewildered by the changes in their child at adolescence and their sudden lack of effectiveness as parents. The parent has become unavailable, the teen responds in kind, and a negative, often destructive cycle of communication begins. Well, the truth of the matter is,... more...

  • The School-Home Connectionby Rosemary A. Olender; Jacquelyn Elias; Rosemary D. Mastroleo

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 28.95

    Drawing on original research and the authors? professional experiences, this resource presents a comprehensive approach to developing more positive relationships with students and their families. more...

  • Jump-Starting Boysby Pam Withers; Cynthia Gill; John Duffy

    Cleis Press 2013; US$ 16.95

    Everyone knows that boys are falling behind in education. Largely left out of the discussion are parents of boys, who are most aware that their bright, eager sons hit an invisible wall somewhere near fourth grade, after which they become disengaged, discouraged, and disaffected. There are dozens of books on underachieving boys, but most parents brave... more...

  • Classroom Conversationsby Alexandra Miletta

    New Press, The 2008; US$ 24.95

    In Classroom Conversations , two generations of educators—a mother and daughter—point 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...

  • What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Knowby E.D. Jr Hirsch

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 20.00

    Grade by grade, these groundbreaking and successful books provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of a good education for first to sixth graders. B & W photographs, linecuts, and maps throughout; two-color printing. From the Trade Paperback edition. 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

    This volume examines cutting-edge research to provide a thorough understanding of the history, practice, theories, and impact of parental involvement and what aspects of it can best maximize the educational outcomes of students. more...

  • The End of Molasses Classesby Ron Clark

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.00

    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...