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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 and 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.
Growing Without Schooling Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 421,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.
Uncommon Core
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
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 and Study Guides » Counseling / career development, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
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 and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
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 and 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.
Let's Play Math: How Families Can Learn Math Together—and Enjoy It
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Tabletop Academy Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Parenting » Math skills
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Filled with stories and illustrations, Let's Play Math offers a practical, activity-filled exploration of what it means to learn math — a mixture of educational philosophy, inspiration, and coffee-chat advice from a veteran homeschooler.