Keyword: Parenting

    Freedom to Learn

    Freedom to Learn

    Creating a Classroom Where Every Child Thrives

    Disinterested students and behavioral problems are all too common in schools. Yet results show that behavior charts and other reward-and-punishment systems simply don't work. Teachers are burning out and students are failing. But what can be done?

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    Cracking the Boy Code

    Cracking the Boy Code

    How to Understand and Talk with Boys

    All too quickly, talkative, affectionate young boys seem to slip away. Adolescents may be transformed overnight into reclusive, seemingly impenetrable young people who open up only to their friends and spend more time on devices than with family. …

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    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

    The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

    After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public …

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    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

    The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

    After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public …

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    Spit That Out!

    Spit That Out!

    The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt

    From BPA in baby bottles and asbestos in crayons to misleading "natural" labels—it can despair even the most steadfast parent.

    Lighthearted yet authoritative, Spit That Out! cuts through the information overload, sorts cloth from disposable, and …

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    Seeing Red

    Seeing Red

    An Anger Management and Anti-bullying Curriculum for Kids

    Anger is a natural human emotion, but if it isn't managed properly its effects can be devastating. Seeing Red is a curriculum designed to help elementary and middle-school aged students better understand their anger so they can make healthy and …

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    College Without High School

    College Without High School

    A Teenager’s Guide to Skipping High School and Going to College

    High school can be boring. High school curriculum can be frustrating and out of touch.

    So what is the answer for young people whose creativity, bright ideas, and boundless energy are being stifled in that over-scheduled and grade-driven environment?

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    Becoming the Kind Father

    Becoming the Kind Father

    A Son's Journey

    The macho society that held John Wayne as a role model has created an emotional wasteland where eighty percent of men are unable to accurately express their feelings, and where that same percentage feel estranged from their fathers. The stifled …

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