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Making College Pay Cover
Author: Beth Akers
Release Date: May 18, 2021
A leading economist makes the case that college is still a smart investment, and reveals how to increase the odds of your degree paying off.The cost of college makes for frightening headlines and politics. The outstanding balance of student loans is ...
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Author: Abby Freireich and Brian Platzer
Release Date: March 02, 2021
"As a mother of three, this book's practical road map for helping our kids learn independently is invaluable. This should be a must-read for all parents." --Jenna Bush HagerDrawing on extensive experience as classroom teachers and the directors of th...
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Author: Jacques Steinberg and Eric J. Furda | Narrator: Jacques Steinberg and Eric J. Furda
Release Date: September 22, 2020
From an Ivy League dean and a college admissions expert, a guide to help parents support their children as they navigate their way to collegeThe College Conversation is a comprehensive resource for mapping the path through the college application pro...
Author: Sanjay Sarma and Luke Yoquinto | Narrator: Neil Shah
Release Date: August 18, 2020
A groundbreaking look at the science of learning: how it works both in the mind and in the classroom, which teaching techniques are most effective, and how schools should (and absolutely should not) use instructional technology. This is an essential ...
Author: Kelly Treleaven | Narrator: Kelly Treleaven
Release Date: July 14, 2020
Hopeful, hilarious musings and serious advice for new teachers from the formerly anonymous blogger behind Love, Teach.Every teacher will tell you the first years are the hardest, and even the most confident of the pack sometimes ask themselves, Am I ...
Author: Tony Wagner | Narrator: Tony Wagner
Release Date: April 07, 2020
“A page turner. With candor and clarity, Tony Wagner tells the story of his remarkable life and, in so doing, tells the story of our education system.”—Angela Duckworth, Founder and CEO, Character Lab, and New York Times b...
Author: Sally Shaywitz, M.D. and Jonathan Shaywitz MD | Narrator: Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Release Date: March 24, 2020
From one of the world's preeminent experts on reading and dyslexia, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book available on identifying, understanding, and overcoming reading problems--now revised to reflect the latest research and eviden...
Author: Stanislas Dehaene | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: January 28, 2020
“There are words that are so familiar they obscure rather than illuminate the thing they mean, and ‘learning’ is such a word. It seems so ordinary, everyone does it. Actually it’s more of a black box, which Dehaene cracks open...
Author: Diane Ravitch | Narrator: Amanda Carlin
Release Date: January 21, 2020
From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, Slaying Goliath is an impassioned, inspiring look at the ways in which parents, teachers, and activists are successfully fighting back to defeat the forces that are trying to pri...
Author: Daniel Golden | Narrator: Nancy Linari
Release Date: November 05, 2019
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “A fire-breathing, righteous attack on the culture of superprivilege.”—Michael Wolff, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Fire and Fury, in the New York Times Book Review  N...
Author: Daniel Markovits | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: September 10, 2019
A revolutionary new argument from eminent Yale Law professor Daniel Markovits attacking the false promise of meritocracy It is an axiom of American life that advantage should be earned through ability and effort. Even as the country divides itse...
Author: Robert Pondiscio | Narrator: Robert Pondiscio
Release Date: September 10, 2019
An inside look at America's most controversial charter schools, and the moral and political questions around public education and school choice.The promise of public education is excellence for all. But that promise has seldom been kept for low-incom...