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What Do You Say? Cover
Author: Ned Johnson, Bill Stixrud and Edward Suffern Johnson
Release Date: August 03, 2021
A guide to effectively communicating with teenagers by the bestselling authors of The Self-Driven ChildIf you're a parent, you've had a moment--maybe many of them--when you've thought, "How did that conversation go so badly?" At some point after the ...
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Forever Free Cover
Author: Tracy Swinton Bailey
Release Date: August 03, 2021
An intimate look at America’s historically rooted struggle to ade­quately educate vulnerable children, and a call to action to those in positions of power who are able to open doors of opportunity.You wouldn’t guess it by listening to...
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Speaking of Apraxia Cover
Author: Leslie Lindsay
Release Date: July 06, 2021
Does your child seem to understand much more than he can say? Does he struggle to say words that other kids his age say effortlessly? If so, he may have childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), a neurological, motor-based speech disorder which is character...
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Uncommon Sense Teaching Cover
Author: Barbara Oakley, PhD, Terrence J. Sejnowski and Beth Rogowsky EdD
Release Date: June 15, 2021
A groundbreaking guide to improve teaching based on the latest research in neuroscience, from the bestselling author of A Mind for Numbers.Neuroscientists have made enormous strides in understanding the brain and how we learn, but little of that insi...
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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 | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
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...
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...