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Growing Without Schooling Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 421,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
After years of working to change schools from within, author/teacher John Holt founded Growing Without Schooling magazine (1977–2001) to support self-directed education and learning outside of school. Each issue is a lively exchange among readers and Holt, packed with useful advice. This is the first volume in the complete collection, covering 1977 to 1981.
Thriving in the 21st Century: Preparing Our Children for the New Economic Reality
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,050. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Cardamom Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Counseling / career development, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
Today's children will reach adulthood in an economy unlike anything the world has ever seen. In "Thriving in the 21st Century," Barbara Frank demonstrates that we must move beyond the common wisdom that emphasized a college diploma and lifelong employment with a large company as the way to success. Instead, we need to set our children on a new path that will help them thrive in the 21st century.
Uncommon Core
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
While government legislation surrounding Common Core, high-stakes standardized testing and teacher evaluations based on student performance on those tests have combined to create a perfect storm that hurts students and teachers alike, there is still one resource that can help heal the breach. That resource is parental involvement in their child’s education.
Dropout: How School Is Failing Our Kids (And What We Can Do About It)
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
One family’s story of coping after their teenage daughter drops out of school, and an examination of the public school system itself.
The Secular Homeschooler: A Nonreligious Guide for Helping Kids Build Competence, Independence and Ethics Outside of a School Environment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
This hands-on guide offers out-of-the-padded-box strategies that target deep, lasting knowledge and life skills. Though designed especially for the free-thinking, secular homeschooler, it will be useful to all parents seeking to foster their children's independent thought and self-government. By merging daily life experience with academics, you'll help your kids flourish in today's complex world.