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- 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...
- 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...
- Cleis Press 2011; US$ 15.95
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...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 19.95
Make sure your children grow dendrites! Award-winning educator Marcia L. Tate provides a research-based road map for raising respectful, responsible children who achieve to their fullest potential. The best-selling author, mother, and grandmother shares brain-compatible strategies for ?growing dendrites? and guiding children toward personal,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 16.99
Award-winning education journalist Peg Tyre mines up-to-the-minute research to equip parents with the tools and knowledge necessary to get their children the best education possible We all know that the quality of education served up to our children in U.S. schools ranges from outstanding to shockingly inadequate. How can parents tell the difference?... more...