An unforgettable year in the life of a visionary high school science teacher and his award-winning students, as they try to get into college, land a date for the prom . . . and possibly change the world
From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of “informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school”*—now including sixteen new infographics!
In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like p$19.95ISBN: 9781946764133Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Parallax Press - August 14th, 2018
Written especially for the teacher or camp director who wants to bring mindfulness, social and emotional learning (SEL), and the arts into their busy day through storytelling and fun games, this book offers a complete course that helps kids identify and talk about their feelings, self-regulate and self-soothe when stressed, and learn from easy mindfulness practices.$7.99ISBN: 9781510737600Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sky Pony Press - October 2nd, 2018
Math Fun for Minecrafters: Grades 1-2 features well-loved video game characters and concepts to develop first and second grade math skills. Colorfully-illustrated word problems, charts, math facts pages, and secret messages help kids reach the math goals set in the National Common Core standards for first and second grade.$7.99ISBN: 9781510737617Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sky Pony Press - October 2nd, 2018
Math Fun for Minecrafters: Grades 3-4 features well-loved video game characters and concepts to develop third and fourth grade math skills. Colorfully-illustrated word problems, charts, math facts pages, and secret messages help kids reach the math goals set in the National Common Core standards for third and fourth grade.$16.95ISBN: 9781788732208Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Verso - October 9th, 2018
A radical agenda to make our education system fit for the twenty-first century
Our education system has been damaged by politicians who have arrogantly imposed a regime of market-driven reforms. It is time to reframe education as an essential public good, one arising from a hunger to find more engaging ways to learn and the powerful imperative to make our society genuinely equal.$18.00ISBN: 9780807041826Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beacon Press - October 2nd, 2018
Examines major myths informing American education and explores how educators can better serve students, increase college retention rates, and develop alternatives to college that don’t disadvantage students on the basis of race or income$14.99ISBN: 9781510736924Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Skyhorse Publishing - September 4th, 2018
It's no secret that even the most successful teachers struggle to make the best use of their time. This enlightening text provides tips, strategies, and best practices for how all teachers--from novices to veterans--can find additional daily time while also improving documentation through better record-keeping management.$14.99ISBN: 9781510736962Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Skyhorse Publishing - September 6th, 2018
This easy-to-use, step-by-step guide takes you through everything you need to know in your first days, weeks, and months as a new teacher, from developing your plan book and filing system in August to updating your grade book and celebrating your success in June.$15.95ISBN: 9780262535908Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mit Press - September 28th, 2018
An accessible guide to the major issues and arguments surrounding school choice.$18.00ISBN: 9780807023136Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beacon Press - September 18th, 2018
A challenge to narrow, profit-driven conceptions of school success and an argument for protecting public education to ensure that all students become competent citizens in a vibrant democracy$24.95ISBN: 9781946885470Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Benbella Books - September 4th, 2018
Every year, the cost of a four-year degree goes up, and the value goes down. But for many students, there's a better answer.
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