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- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 18.00
As seen on PBS?s POV An unprecedented guide to helping black boys achieve success at every stage of their lives?at home, at school, and in the world Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the ?achievement gap?: a divide that shows up not only in our sons? test scores, but in their social... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2001; US$ 19.00
In the first book to focus on the traumatic effects caused by cliques in our schools, an acclaimed parenting-advice team offers a fresh perspective and an innovative eight-step program to turn around the culture of cruelty that torments all students. There have always been "in crowds," but today's social pressures force children into explosive, destructive,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
"Esquith is a modern-day Thoreau, preaching the value of good work, honest self- reflection, and the courage to go one's own way." - Newsday "Politicians, burbling over how to educate the underclass, would do well to stop by Rafe Esquith's fifth-grade class." - Time "The most interesting and influential classroom teacher in the country."... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 12.99
Psychologist Madeline Levine, author of the New York Times bestseller The Price of Privilege , brings together cutting-edge research and thirty years of clinical experience to explode once and for all the myth that good grades, high test scores, and college acceptances should define the parenting endgame. Teach Your Children Well is a toolbox... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
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...
- The New Press 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 16.00
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...