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  • Letting Go, Sixth Editionby Karen Levin Coburn; Madge Lawrence Treeger

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 12.74

    The sixth edition of this classic parents? guide and college orientation staple has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the realities of college today.  For more than a decade, Letting Go has provided hundreds of thousands of parents with valuable insights, information, comfort, and guidance throughout the emotional and social changes... more...

  • Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schoolingby Kimberly Scott; Allison Henward

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume offers both theoretical and research-based accounts from mothers in academia who must balance their own intricate knowledge of school systems, curriculum and pedagogy with their children?s education and school lives. It explores the contextual advantages and disadvantages of "knowing too much" and how this impacts children?s actions, scholastics... more...

  • Authentically Engaged Familiesby Calvalyn G. (Grace) Day

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 28.95 US$ 24.61

    Create a plan to connect with every family! Connecting with parents of various ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural backgrounds can be challenging for educators. This invaluable book offers strategies that will transform the experience for your students and their families, and lead to sustainable success. Through the author?s perspective as a parent,... more...

  • The End of American Childhoodby Paula S. Fass

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    The End of American Childhood takes a sweeping look at the history of American childhood and parenting, from the nation's founding to the present day. Renowned historian Paula Fass shows how, since the beginning of the American republic, independence, self-definition, and individual success have informed Americans' attitudes toward children. But... 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...

  • Quick and Easy Ways to Connect with Students and Their Parents, Grades K-8by Diane Mierzwik

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    The research is indisputable. The more involved parents are with their child?s education, the more successful that child will be in school. Therefore, finding ways as a teacher to reach out to students and their parents is crucial in improving academic performance. Quick and Easy Ways to Connect With Students and Their Parents, Grades K-8 provides... more...

  • Family Strategies, Guanxi, and School Success in Rural Chinaby Ailei Xie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Research in school success in contemporary China has argued that market reforms have reproduced the advantages for children from the cadre and the professional families while simultaneously creating new opportunities for children of the new arising economic elites. However, it has performed less for traditional peasant families. This book places a... more...

  • Children?s Literacy Practices and Preferencesby Jane Sunderland; Steven Dempster; Joanne Thistlethwaite

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Over the past few decades there have been intense debates in education surrounding children?s literacy achievement and ways to promote reading, particularly that of boys. The Harry Potter book series has been received enthusiastically by very many children, boys and girls alike, but has also been constructed in popular and media discourses as... more...

  • Parent Engagement in Early Learningby Julie Powers

    Redleaf Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Improve parent engagement for better communication and an environment of partnership. more...

  • Comment apprendre en s'amusant ?by Carole Haymann-Bloch; 50 minutes

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 5.99

    Découvrez enfin toutes les astuces et nos conseils pour que l?apprentissage devienne un plaisir pour votre enfant ! Si certains enfants adorent l?école, pour d?autres cela paraît moins évident. Tantôt assaillis de doutes, tantôt démotivés, ils peinent à faire leurs devoirs et apprennent leurs leçons avec beaucoup de difficultés. Face à cette situation,... more...