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  • Parents and Professionals Partnering for Children With Disabilitiesby Janice M. Fialka; Arlene K. Feldman; Karen C. Mikus

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 27.95

    Cultivate effective partnerships between parents and professionals Written from both the parent?s and the professional?s points of view, this book draws upon the metaphor of dance to highlight the essential partnership between teachers, administrators, support staff, and parents of children with disabilities. Rich with humor and heart, the book... more...

  • Teach Like Your Hair's on Fireby Rafe Esquith

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 15.00

    Read Rafe Esquith's posts on the Penguin Blog. The New York Times bestseller that is revolutionizing the way Americans educate their kids-"Rafe Esquith is a genius and a saint" ( The New York Times ) Perhaps the most famous fifth-grade teacher in America, Rafe Esquith has won numerous awards and even honorary citizenship in the British... more...

  • Inside the Teenage Brainby Sheryl Feinstein; Eric Jensen

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 27.99

    This book covers everything from A to Z when it comes to parenting teenagers, giving basic information on the teenage brain, how it differs from the adult brain, and what makes it so challenging and confusing. The author discusses social, emotional, physical, educational, and technological issues that teenagers and their parents face. more...

  • The School Choice Journeyby Thomas Stewart; Patrick J. Wolf; Joe Lieberman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This in-depth chronicle of 110 families in Washington, DC's Opportunity Scholarship Program provides a realistic look at how urban families experience the process of using school choice vouchers and transform from government clients to consumers of education and active citizens. more...

  • What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)by E.D. Jr Hirsch

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 20.00

    Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your First Grader Needs to Know   What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific... more...

  • The Available Parentby John Duffy

    Cleis Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    We have a tendency today to over-parent, micro-manage, and under-appreciate our adolescents. Dr. John Duffy's The Available Parent is a revolutionary approach to taking care of teens and tweens. Teenagers are often left feeling unheard and misunderstood, and parents are left feeling bewildered by the changes in their child at adolescence and their... more...

  • Improving Schools through Community Engagementby Kathy Gardner Chadwick

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014;

    Engage your community and help students achieve their full potential! Americans see public schools as a critical community resource and rank education as a priority second only to the economy. How can educators harness this public interest in education to bring parents, families, and communities to action for our schools? Improving Schools Through... more...

  • Managing Conversations with Hostile Adultsby Georgia J. Kosmoski; Dennis R. Pollack

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014;

    Teachers: Now you can identify and apply the proven strategies to deal successfully with hostile adults in schools. Skill in communicating is essential for teachers?and now the wisdom of your colleagues can help you to deal with one of your most difficult challenges: hostile adults. In this hard-hitting and supremely practical book, the authors... 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...

  • 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...