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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Angela Duckworth is now a celebrated researcher and professor. It was her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience that led to her hypothesis about what really drives success: not genius, but...
The Freshman Survival Guide: Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between
A completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping, or skipping their way out of college. In the four years since its initial...
Lost at School (Revised and Updated)
Greene, Ross W.
From the renowned authority on education and parenting, "an in-depth approach to aid parents and teachers to work together with behaviorally challenging students" (Publishers Weekly) - now revised and updated. School discipline is broken. Too often, the kids who need our help the most are viewed...
The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture
Mac Donald, Heather
America is in crisis, from the university to the workplace. Toxic ideas first spread by higher education have undermined humanistic values, fueled intolerance, and widened divisions in our larger culture. Chaucer, Shakespeare and Milton? Oppressive. American history? Tyranny. Professors correctin...
Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania
Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their w...
The College Girl's Survival Guide: 52 Honest, Faith-Filled Answers to Your Biggest Concerns
Hanna Seymour, a mentor to thousands of young college women, provides a plan for success in college based on experience, illustrations, and biblical principles.Each year millions of young women enter the college scene and are surprised to find their glittering preconceptions shattered. College is...
Colleges That Change Lives
The landmark college guide that introduces 40 of the best colleges never heard of--now completely revised and updated.
The Smartest Kids in the World
In a handful of nations, virtually all children are learning to make complex arguments and solve problems they've never seen before. They are learning to think, in other words, and to thrive in the modern economy. Inspired to find answers for our own children, author and Time magazine journalist ...
Drawing With Children (Revised and Expanded 10thAnniversary Edition)
Now in a revised and expanded edition, this perennial best-seller is the definitive guide for parents and teachers on how to encourage drawing.Mona Brookes' easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson approach to drawing has yielded astounding results with children of all ages and beginning adults. Her uniq...
The Leader in Me (2nd Edition)
Covey, Stephen R.
Change your child's future starting today: Learn how to use Stephen R. Covey's proven 7 Habits to create a leadership program for kids of all ages so they can be more effective, more goal oriented, and more successful In today's world, we are inundated with information about who to be, what to d...
The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids
You will never regret reading aloud to your kids. Connecting deeply with your family can be difficult in our busy, technology-driven society. Reading aloud is one of the best ways to be fully present with your children, even after they can read themselves. In The Read-Aloud Family, you will find...
In this galvanizing and alarming New York Times bestseller, "Ben Shapiro shows once and for all that the left is the single greatest source of bullying in modern American life" (Sean Hannity). While President Obama and the left like to pretend that they oppose bullying with all their hearts and ...
The Read-Aloud Handbook (7th Edition)
The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children---revised and updated Recommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease’s beloved classic for more than three decades to help countless chil...
The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need From Grownups
To a four-year-old watching bulldozers at a construction site or chasing butterflies in flight, the world is awash with promise. Little children come into the world hardwired to learn in virtually any setting and about any matter. Yet in today’s preschool and kindergarten classrooms, learning has...
Experience & Education
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...
Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum
From the bestselling author of The Theoretical Minimum, a DIY introduction to the math and science of quantum mechanics.First he taught you classical mechanics. Now, physicist Leonard Susskind has teamed up with data engineer Art Friedman to present the theory and associated mathematics of the st...
Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
As the math education crisis in this country continues to make headlines, research continues to prove that it is in middle school when math scores begin to drop - especially for girls - in large part due to the relentless social conditioning that tells girls they “can’t do” math, and that math is...
On Writing the College Application Essay
What does an admissions officer look for in a college application essay? You. It's that simple. There's no formula, no trick, no strategy, says Harry Bauld, a former Ivy League admissions officer. But with acceptance rates at all-time lows, just being yourself in an essay means understanding your...
Finding Your Element
The New York Times bestselling author of The Element gives readers an inspirational and practical guide to self-improvement, happiness, creativity, and personal transformation Sir Ken Robinson’s TED talk video and groundbreaking book, The Element, introduced readers to a new concept of sel...
The Closing of the American Mind (25th Anniversary Ediiton)
In 1987, eminent political philosopher Allan Bloom published The Closing of the American Mind, an appraisal of contemporary America that "hits with the approximate force and effect of electroshock therapy" (The New York Times) and has not only been vindicated, but has also become more urgent toda...
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
As a professor at Yale, William Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation’s brightest minds, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think critically and creatively and how to find a sense of purpose. Now he argues that elite college...
Ebony and Ivy
Wilder, Craig Steven
A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution's complex and contested involvement in slavery - setting off a controversy that leapt from the ivory tower to make headlines across the country. But Brown's troubling past was far from unique. In Ebony and Ivy, Craig Steven ...
Raising Human Beings: Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child
Greene, Ross, W.
Renowned child psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of Lost at School and The Explosive Child explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence.Parents have an important task: figure out who their child i...
50 Successful Harvard Application Essays: What Worked for Them Can Help You Get Into the College of Your Choice
The Harvard Crimson Staff
With talented applicants coming from the top high schools as well as the pressure to succeed from family and friends, it’s no wonder that writing college application essays is one of the most stressful tasks high schoolers face. Add in how hard it is to get started or brag about accomplishments o...
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