In the spring of 2018, thousands of teachers across the United States--in states like Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Arizona--walked off their jobs while calling for higher wages and better working conditions. Ultimately, these American educators trumpeted a simple request: treat us like professionals. Teachers in many other countries feel the same way as their US counterparts.
Is It Possible to Love and Hate a Job at the Same Time?
In these hilariously frank essays, high school English instructor and popular parenting blogger Stephanie Jankowski throws open the classroom door to the victories, challenges and WTF-moments that make up being a teacher today— picture way less apples, and way more confiscated cell phones.
A blueprint for how parents can stop worrying about their children’s future and start helping them prepare for it, from the cofounder and CEO of one of America’s most innovative public-school networks
In this inspiring collection, the award-winning, bestselling author--and MacArthur genius--gathers all-star advice for K-12 teachers on engaging students around today's toughest issues
Allow your children to experience the adventure, freedom, and wonder of childhood with this practical guide that provides all the information, inspiration, and advice you need for creating a modern, quality homeschool education.
Inspired by the spirit of Henry David Thoreau—”All good things are wild and free”—mother of five Ainsley Arment founde
The ultimate guide to improving your vocabulary and all standardized test scores with comprehensive definition reviews and breakdowns, practical language strategies and examples, fifty practice tests and explanations, and much more!
Every college-bound student wants the best test scores possible. Fortunately, that just happens to be Dr.
The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children--revised and updated for a new generation of readers
Confessional and often hilarious, in Normal Sucks a neuro-diverse writer, advocate, and father meditates on his life, offering the radical message that we should stop trying to fix people and start empowering them to succeed
Sesame Street, the most trusted name in preschool education, offers a complete, user-friendly guide to help parents prepare their children, ages 2-5, for academic, physical, and social success.
An eye-opening firsthand exploration of why Asian students are outpacing their American counterparts, and how to help our children excel in today’s competitive world.
When Teru Clavel had young children, the oldest barely two, she watched as her friends and fellow parents vied to secure a spot in the right New York City preschools.
Cut through the noise and make better college and career choices
In this digital age, how do we protect kids on the internet? Dangers lie on social media, and there is an increasing risk of cyberbullying, addiction, and loss of personal connection and community. This book teaches skills for living online and with technology—digital life skills for parents and educators to use to help kids.