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The Tennis Parent's Bible: A Comprehensive Survival Guide to Becoming a World Class Parent (or Coach)
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
The Tennis Parent’s Bible is an organizational manual designed to assist parents/coaches through the mental/emotional complexities of raising a world class young adult through the game of tennis. Included are foundation essentials, blunders/cures, common questions/answers, problems/solutions, tools to identify player strengths/weakness and a customized player evaluation all to maximize potential.
Un-Mute Your Child - How to talk to your kids, so they can hear you
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
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Learn from 13 experts, how to talk to your kids, so they can hear you. A must read book for every parent.
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.
Arts to the Rescue
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
In this book, Elena offers art focused advice for parents of children with disabilities. She tells the story of raising her daughter who has Auditory Processing Disorder, while giving practical advice to the reader who may be in a similar situation as a parent.
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.
Stronger Families, Stronger Communities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Professional development
20 Years of Highly Effective Teaching Practices Supporting Two-Generation Learning Stronger Families, Stronger Communities uncovers the common practices of 20 of the nation's best teachers--those receiving the Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award across two decades--highlighting their most effective teaching strategies for supporting two-generation learning.
Parents: Help Your Child Succeed! Book 3 - At Key Stage 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
Understand what your child should learn at Key Stage 1. Know how to help your child to achieve success.
Parents: Help Your Child Succeed! Book 4 - At Key Stage 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
Understand what your child should learn throughout Key Stage 2 - and make it happen!
Measuring UP!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Education
Measuring Up gives parents an overview of the latest brain research along with the resources that really work. It is a parent’s guide to giving your child every advantage while providing strategies to navigate public and private 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 Owner's Guide to the Teenage Brain
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by ReadOnTime BV. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
The Owner's Guide to the Teenage Brain reveals the mysteries of modern neuroscience and teaches teenagers, parents and teachers how to prepare their brains for learning. Knowing the optimal conditions for brain function teaches us how to maximize the efficiency of our learning.
Power Up Your Child's Study Habits: A Parent's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study skills
Here’s the guide you need to effectively help your child succeed in school. For less than you’d pay a tutor for an hour, you have a guide to last years. This book is coordinated with books for students so you’ll know what to do (even the questions to ask) when you help your child with schoolwork. You and your child will have the tools needed to work together for greater success in school.
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.
Parents: Help Your Child Succeed! Book 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities
Find your way round the Special Educational Needs system in English schools – and get results!