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What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist-The Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century Enland
What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew
From Fox Hunting to Whist-The Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century Enland
Paperback      ISBN: 0671882368
Offering a vivid picture, organized by subject area, of what nineteenth-century English life was really like, a one-of-a-kind reference casts an illuminating light on the era's manners, morals, and institutions. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Schoolteacher: A Sociological Study
Schoolteacher
A Sociological Study
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0226493539
Upon its initial publication, many reviewers dubbed Dan C. Lortie's Schoolteacher the best social portrait of the profession since Willard Waller's classic The Sociology of Teaching. This new printing of Lortie's classic—including a new preface bringing the author's observations up to date—is an essential view into the world and culture of a vitally important profession.
In the Company of Children
In the Company of Children
Paperback      ISBN: 1571100105
Provides a guide to reading and writing workshops and shares firsthand experiences in giving lessons, improving student work, meeting with pupils, and including parents and students in the appraisal process.
For Your Own Good: Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence
For Your Own Good
Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0374522693
An analysis of the roots of violence examines the impact of traditional child rearing practices on human violence in adulthood
How to Talk So Kids Can Learn: What Every Parent and Teacher Needs to Know
How to Talk So Kids Can Learn
What Every Parent and Teacher Needs to Know
Paperback      ISBN: 0684824728
Offers a dialogue technique for communicating with kids
A Life in School: What the Teacher Learned
A Life in School
What the Teacher Learned
Paperback      ISBN: 0201327996
"Here one of our leading literary scholars looks back on her own life in the classroom, and discovers how much of what she learned there needs to be unlearned. Jane Tompkins’ memoir shows how her educa"
Home Learning Year by Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School
Home Learning Year by Year
How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School
Paperback      ISBN: 0609805851
A leading authoritiy on the homeschooling movement provides parents with subject-by-subject guidelines that outline the major concepts and topics that should be covered each year to meet accepted national educational standards and offers helpful advice on learning goals, content, teaching materials, and more. Original. 10,000 first printing.
The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
The Courage to Teach
Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0787910589
An educator and Christian spiritualist examines the inner life of a dedicated teacher, demonstrating how this internal facet shapes one's ability to teach, and guides readers through a difficult self-exploration to help recover and enhance their vocational goals. 12,500 first printing. Tour.

The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
The Freedom Writers Diary
How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
Paperback      ISBN: 038549422x
A true account of a teacher who confronted a room of "at-risk" students details their life-changing journey and includes diary excerpts
How Harvard Rules
How Harvard Rules
Paperback      ISBN: 0896082830
Looks at Harvard's history and administration, discusses the influence of corporations, and assesses Harvard's current ideology