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Experience & Education
Dewey, John
(Paperback)

49% off list price of $10.95

Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education (Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his posi...


63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read
Ventura, Jesse
(Softcover)

70% off list price of $14.95

There's the Freedom of Information Act, and then there's Jesse . . . The official spin on numerous government programs is flat-out bullsh*t, according to Jesse Ventura. In this incredible collection of actual government documents, Jesse Ventura, the ultimate non-partisan truth-seeker, proves it b...


Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire
Esquith, Rafe
(Paperback)

59% off list price of $16.00

Perhaps the most famous fifth-grade teacher in America, Rafe Esquith has won numerous awards and even honorary citizenship in the British Empire for his outstandingly successful methods. In his Los Angeles public school classroom, he helps impoverished immigrant children understand Shakespeare, p...


Statistics SparkCharts
SparkNotes
(Softcover)

53% off list price of $4.95

The information you need-concisely, conveniently, and accurately.Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, these study companions and reference tools cover a wide range of college and graduate school subjects, from Business and Computer Programming to Medicine, Law, and Languages. They...


Reading Readiness (Sylvan Learning, Grade K)
Lassiter, Erin
(Softcover)

66% off list price of $12.99

Sylvan's Kindergarten Reading Readiness workbook will help your child learn the basic skills needed to read in a fun and engaging way. It is full of curriculum-based activities that strengthen an emerging reader's ability to recognize and understand basic words and text. Each activity focuses on ...


The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing
Kohn, Alfie
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $15.99

We're all familiar with the downside of homework: frustration, exhaustion, and nagging. So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil - or even demand a larger dose? Kohn's incisive analysis reveals how a set of misconceptions about learning and a misguided focus on competitivenes...


How to Get into the Top MBA Programs (6th Edition)
Montauk, Richard
(Softcover)

64% off list price of $30.00

Sure-Fire Strategies for Getting into the Top MBA Programs Fully revised for 2013-2014 Now with new information on online MBA programs, comprehensive rankings of the leading schools, and new interviews with admissions officers, How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs provides a complete overview o...


The Content Trap: A Strategist's Guide to Digital Change
Anand, Bharat
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $28.00

Harvard Business School Professor of Strategy Bharat Anand presents an incisive new approach to digital transformation that favors fostering connectivity over focusing exclusively on content. Companies everywhere face two major challenges today: getting noticed and getting paid. To confront thes...


The Content Trap: A Strategist's Guide to Digital Change
Anand, Bharat
(Hardcover)

74% off list price of $28.00

Harvard Business School Professor of Strategy Bharat Anand presents an incisive new approach to digital transformation that favors fostering connectivity over focusing exclusively on content. Companies everywhere face two major challenges today: getting noticed and getting paid. To confront thes...


Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies
Hatch, Lisa Zimmer
(Softcover)

63% off list price of $17.99

Are you planning to attend a Catholic high school? Do you need a fast and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP exams? With six full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category you'll encounter, Catholic High School Entrance Exams...


In Their Own Way (Revised and Updated)
Armstrong, Thomas
(Paperback)

59% off list price of $15.95

In this fully updated classic on multiple intelligences, Armstrong sheds new light on the "eight ways to bloom," or the eight kinds of "multiple intelligences." While everyone possesses all eight intelligences, Armstrong delineates how to discover your child's particular areas of strength among t...


What High Schools Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know)
Wissner-Gross, Elizabeth
(Paperback)

56% off list price of $15.00

In order to succeed in the fiercely competitive college admissions game, you need a game plan - and you have to start young. In this empowering guide, Elizabeth Wissner-Gross, a nationally sought-after college "packager," helps parents of seventh to tenth graders create a long-term plan that, com...


Stuff Every College Student Should Know
Thornburgh, Blair
(Hardcover)

44% off list price of $9.95

From the best-selling series of how-to guides comes Stuff Every College Student Should Know, the ultimate reference for every part of campus life. Packed with tips, tricks, and handy lists, the book gives college kids the lowdown on everything from pulling all-nighters to navigating dorm room dra...


How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One
Fish, Stanley
(Hardcover)

72% off list price of $19.99

Some appreciate fine art; others appreciate fine wines. Stanley Fish appreciates fine sentences. The New York Times columnist and world-class professor has long been an aficionado of language: "I am always on the lookout for sentences that take your breath away, for sentences that make you say, '...


Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education
Dewey, John
(Paperback)

55% off list price of $16.95

Addresses the challenge of providing quality public education in a democratic society. In this classic work Dewey calls for the complete renewal of public education, arguing for the fusion of vocational and contemplative studies in education and for the necessity of universal education for the a...


The End of Ignorance: Multiplying Our Human Potential
Mighton, John
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $16.95

The End of Ignorance conceives of a world in which no child is left behind – a world based on the assumption that each child has the potential to be successful in every subject. John Mighton argues that by recognizing the barriers that we have experienced in our own educational development, by id...


Smart Thinking
Markman, Art
(Softcover)

63% off list price of $15.00

When you understand how the mind works, you can think smarter-and act smarter.


Better off Without 'Em
Thompson, Chuck
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $16.00

Chuck Thompson--dubbed "savagely funny" by the New York Times and "wickedly entertaining" by the San Francisco Chronicle--spent two years traveling the American South to determine whether, as he'd long suspected but not yet proven, the whole country might be better off letting Dixieland make good...


The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere
Carey, Kevin
(Hardcover)

88% off list price of $27.95

Over the span of just nine months in 2011 and 2012, the world’s most famous universities and high-powered technology entrepreneurs began a race to revolutionize higher education. College courses that had been kept for centuries from all but an elite few were released to millions of students throu...


The Kids' Book Club Book
Gelman, Judy
(Softcover)

64% off list price of $16.95

Reading ideas, recipes, activities, and smart tips for organizing terrific kids' book clubs. Based on surveys representing five hundred youth book clubs across the country and interviews with parents, educators, librarians, and kids themselves who have launched successful clubs, The Kids Book Cl...


Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn
Rosen, Larry D.
(Softcover)

80% off list price of $17.00

Look around at today’s youth and you can see how technology has changed their lives. They lie on their beds and study while listening to mp3 players, texting and chatting online with friends, and reading and posting Facebook messages. How does the new, charged-up, multitasking generation respond ...


Ghost Girl
Hayden, Torey L.
(Pocket Books)

45% off list price of $7.99

Jadie never spoke. She never laughed, or cried, or uttered any sound. Despite efforts to reach her, Jadie remained locked in her own troubled world - until one remarkable teacher persuaded her to break her self-imposed silence. Nothing in all of Torey Hayden's experience could have prepared her f...


Silver Rights
Curry, Constance
(Paperback)

79% off list price of $15.95

"THE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE CAN GIVE OUR CHILDREN IS AN EDUCATION." --Mae Bertha Carter   In 1965, the Carters, an African American sharecropping family with thirteen children, took public officials at their word when they were offered "Freedom of Choice" to send their children to any schoo...


Great Is the Truth: Secrecy, Scandal, and the Quest for Justice at the Horace Mann School
Elder, Sean
(Hardcover)

83% off list price of $26.00

A shocking exposé of sexual abuse and the struggle for justice at one of America's most prestigious schoolsIn June 2012, Amos Kamil's New York Times Magazine cover story, "Prep-School Predators," caused a shock wave that is still rippling. In his piece, Kamil detailed a decades-long pattern of s...


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