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    When Kids Rule the School

    When Kids Rule the School

    The Power and Promise of Democratic Education

    Education is ripe for democratic disruption. Students in most schools are denied fundamental social ideals such as personal freedom, public government, rule of law, and free enterprise. In our increasingly authoritarian post-truth world, …

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    The School Garden Curriculum

    The School Garden Curriculum

    An Integrated K-8 Guide for Discovering Science, Ecology, and Whole-Systems Thinking

    The world needs young people to grow into strong, scientifically literate environmental stewards. Learning gardens are great places to build this knowledge, yet until now there has been a lack of a multi-grade curriculum for school-wide teaching …

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    Nature-Based Therapy

    Nature-Based Therapy

    A Practitioner’s Guide to Working Outdoors with Children, Youth, and Families

    The number of children, youth, and families seeking help for a wide range of mental health concerns is growing at an alarming rate, and many struggle to thrive despite well-intentioned interventions from skilled helpers. Unplugging from technology …

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    Everyone Wins - 3rd Edition

    Everyone Wins - 3rd Edition

    Cooperative Games and Activities for All Ages

    At this critical point of human evolution, we want our children to have the ability to resolve conflict, communicate positively, build social skills, and increase self-esteem so that they may actualize their potential and live in well-being.

    The …

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    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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