The Schools Our Children Deserve
Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and Tougher Standards
Paperback ISBN: 0618083456
Arguing against the "tougher standards" rhetoric that marks the current education debate, the author of No Contest and Punished by Rewards writes that such tactics squeeze the pleasure out of learning. Reprint.
Paperback ISBN: 1561890464
The Master Skills series is not just another workbook series! These full-color, reproducible workbooks were designed by experts in elementary education to ensure the mastery of basic skills critical to your child's academic success. Every Master Skills title provides complete directions and examples to encourage independent study, and contains an answer key to measure your child's progress and guide your child's instruction. The Master Skills series has drawn national acclaim for its vivid illustrations, challenging lesson content and real-life applications of essential basic skills at every grade level. The most current edition of the Master Skills series includes expanded teaching suggestions for parents. Remember…your involvement as a parent in the learning process is critical to your child's academic success! American Education Publishing…committed to providing you with quality educational materials at the most affordable price!
An Award-Winning Teacher's Rules for Discovering the Successful Student in Every Child
Paperback ISBN: 0786888164
Disney's 2001 Teacher of the Year shares his fifty-five principles of education, explaining how to instill in children a want to learn, respect themselves, and believe they can do anything, represented by his examples of teaching a rural North Carolina class of 5th graders to read like 6th graders and teaching Harlem inner-city 6th graders to believe in themselves. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas
500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0761563601
Lists top suggested educational activities for children ages five to twelve that provide for a range of subjects from math and science to art and history, offering advice on how to customize activities for homeschooled children for improved creativity and thinking skills. Original.
The Unschooling Handbook
How to Use the Whole World As Your Child's Classroom
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0761512764
To Unschoolers, Learning Is As Natural As Breathing Did you know that a growing percentage of home schoolers are becoming unschoolers? The unschooling movement is founded on the principle that children learn best when they pursue their own natural curiosities and interests. Without bells, schedules, and rules about what to do and when, the knowledge they gain through mindful living and exploration is absorbed more easily and enthusiastically. Learning is a natural, inborn impulse, and the world is rich with lessons to be learned and puzzles to be solved. Successful unschooling parents know how to stimulate and direct their children's learning impulse. Once you read this book, so will you!
Montessori Play & Learn
A Parents' Guide to Purposeful Play from Two to Six
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0517591820
A guide to educational play Montessori style argues that by physically adapting a home to encourage a toddler to take part in family activities, parents can stimulate and direct a toddler's natural curiosity. Original. 25,000 first printing.