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The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind

By: Alison Gopnik; Andrew N. Meltzoff; Patricia K. Kuhl

Price: $14.45

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: 2000-12-26

Seller ID: 9780688177881


This exciting book by three pioneers in the new field of cognitive science discusses important discoveries about how much babies and young children know and learn, and how much parents naturally teach them. It argues that evolution designed us both to teach and learn, and that the drive to learn is our most important instinct. It also reveals as fascinating insights about our adult capacities and how even young children -- as well as adults -- use some of the same met... View more info

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101 Life Skills Games for Children: Learning, Growing, Getting Along (Ages 6-12)

By: Badegruber, Bernie; Jesner, Alois [Illustrator]

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Hunter House: 2005-10-18

Seller ID: 9780897934411


How do you teach tolerance, self-awareness, and responsibility? How can you help children deal with fear, mistrust, or aggression? Play a game with them Games are an ideal way to help children develop social and emotional skills; they are exciting, relaxing, and fun. 101 LIFE SKILLS GAMES FOR CHILDREN: LEARNING, GROWING, GETTING ALONG (Ages 6-12) is a resource that can help children understand and deal with problems that arise in daily interactions with other ch... View more info

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Calling the Circle: The First and Future Culture

By: Baldwin, Christina

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Bantam: 1998-03-02

Seller ID: 9780553379006


The original small-press edition of Calling the Circle has become one of the key resources for the rapidly-growing "circle" movement. This newly revised edition brings Christina Baldwin's groundbreaking work to an even broader audience ranging from women's spirituality groups to corporate development teams. 50,000 years ago, women and men gathered around campfires to decide the key issues in their lives. Today, groups everywhere are discovering a new form of this anc... View more info

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Raising Lifelong Learners: A Parent's Guide

By: Calkins, Lucy; Lydia, Bellino [Contributor]

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1998-08-21

Seller ID: 9780738200248


Here the nationally acclaimed educator who transformed the way our children learn to read and write in school shows us how to nurture our children's imagination at home, from the earliest days of babytalk to the time when we see them off to school. Drawing upon her influential philosophy of active learning, as well as her personal experience as a parent, Calkins shows parents how to stimulate curiosity and spark creative thinking in children. Having an open and creative ... View more info

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What to Expect in Seminary: Theological Education as Spiritual Formation

By: Cetuk, Virginia Samuel

Price: $23.40

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1998-11-01

Seller ID: 9780687017287


In What to Expect in Seminary, Virginia Samuel Cetuk looks at the various facets of theological education -- the call to ministry, classroom learning, community life, field education, financial realities, time-management challenges -- through the lens of spiritual formation. In each chapter she challenges readers to view the particular topic as an avenue to spiritual growth instead of as an obstacle to the same. Offering readers the conceptual tool of reframing, she draw... View more info

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How to Get Your Child to Love Reading

By: Codell, Esmé Raji

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Algonquin Books: 2003-06-06

Seller ID: 9781565123083


Are children reading enough? Not according to most parents and teachers, who know that reading aloud with children fosters a lifelong love of books, ensures better standardized test scores, promotes greater success in school, and helps instill the values we most want to pass on. Esme Raji Codell--an inspiring children's literature specialist and an energetic teacher--has the solution. She's turned her years of experience with children, parents, librarians, and fello... View more info

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Without Spanking or Spoiling: A Practical Approach to Toddler and Preschool Guidance

By: Crary, Elizabeth

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Parenting Press: 1993-01-01

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780943990743


If you feel trapped between extremes when you're disciplining your children, you'll appreciate the time-tested advice in this classic guide. You don't have to spank your children to get them to behave--and you don't have to worry that you're spoiling them, either. Drawing from four major child guidance philosophies, parent educator Elizabeth Crary provides dozens of examples and exercises to help you find the best way to rear your children. Without Spanking or Spoling wi... View more info

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Democracy And Education

By: Dewey, John

Price: $23.58

Publisher: Free Press: 1997-02-01

Seller ID: 9780684836317


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How To Talk So Kids Can Learn

By: Faber, Adele; Mazlish, Elaine

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Scribner: 1996-09-03

Seller ID: 9780684824727


The leading experts on parent-child communication show parents and teachers how to motivate kids to learn and succeed in school. Using the unique communication strategies, down-to-earth dialogues, and delightful cartoons that are the hallmark of their multimillion-copy bestseller "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, " Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish show parents and teachers how to help children handle the everyday problems that interfere with... View more info

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In Search of Sisterhood: Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement

By: Giddings, Paula J

Price: $15.33

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: 2007-02-27

Seller ID: 9780688135096


This history of the largest block women's organization in the United States is not only the story of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (DST), but also tells of the increasing involvement of black women in the political, social, and economic affairs of America. Founded at a time when liberal arts education was widely seen as either futile, dangerous, or impractical for blacks, especially women, DST is, in Giddings's words, a "compelling reflection of block women's aspirations... View more info

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Parenting a Struggling Reader: A Guide to Diagnosing and Finding Help for Your Child's Reading Difficulties

By: Hall, Susan; Moats, Louisa

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Harmony: 2002-04-16

Seller ID: 9780767907767


The first completely comprehensive, practical guide for recognizing, diagnosing, and overcoming any childhood reading difficulty.According to the National Institute of Health, ten million of our nation's children (approximately 17 percent) have trouble learning to read. While headlines warn about the nation's reading crisis, Susan Hall (whose son was diagnosed with dyslexia) and Louisa Moats have become crusaders for action. The result of their years of research and ... View more info

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Your Child's Growing Mind: Brain Development and Learning From Birth to Adolescence

By: Healy, Jane

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Harmony: 2004-05-25

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780767916158


The classic guide to understanding children's mental development is now updated and better than ever Hailed by parents and educators, "Your Child's Growing Mind" is a window into the fascinating process of brain development and learning. It looks at the roots of emotion, intelligence, and creativity, translating the most current scientific research into practical suggestions for parents and teachers. Dr. Healy also addresses academic learning, offering countless... View more info

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Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach

By: Howard Glasser; Jennifer Easley

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Nurtured Heart Publications: 1999-04-01

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780967050706


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When You Go to Kindergarten

By: Howe, James; Imershein, Betsy [Illustrator]

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Collins: 1995-08-24

Seller ID: 9780688143879


This critically acclaimed book has been thoroughly updated and reillustrated with all-new photographs. "An excellent book for introducing the kindergarten experience."--Booklist. "For all those normal fears and questions, this book has the answers, and gets them right."--Publishers Weekly. View more info

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Reading Comprehension, Grades 5 - 6 (The 100+ SeriesTM)

By: Instructional Fair [Compiler]

Price: $12.65

Publisher: Instructional Fair: 2003-01-01

Seller ID: 9780742417687


A top-selling teacher resource line, The 100+ Series(TM) features over 100 reproducible activities in each book --Organized by specific reading skills, this book is designed to enhance students' reading comprehension. Lively reading passages present high-interest subjects in a variety of genres, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Accompanying activities reinforce comprehension skills that are essential for fluency and for success on standardized tests. The book ... View more info

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Character Matters: How to Help Our Children Develop Good Judgment, Integrity, and Other Essential Virtues

By: Lickona, Thomas

Price: $16.23

Publisher: Touchstone: 2004-02-10

Seller ID: 9780743245074


Don't Let Our Kids Flunk Life The novelist Walker Percy once observed, "Some people get all As but flunk life." Succeeding in life takes character. In "Character Matters, " award-winning psychologist-educator Thomas Lickona offers more than 100 practical strategies that parents and schools have used to help kids build strong personal character as the foundation for a purposeful, productive, and fulfilling life. Lickona shows how irresponsible and destructive be... View more info

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The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children: 3rd Edition Revised and Updated

By: Lipson, Eden Ross

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Harmony: 2000-11-14

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780812930184


The Classic Guide That Helps You Select the Books the Child You Know Will Love In this third, fully revised and updated edition of The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children, the children's book editor of "The New York Times Book Review" personally selects and recommends books for children of every age. The most comprehensive and authoritative book of its kind has been completely updated for the new millennium. It contains hundreds of new en... View more info

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Reading Rescue 1-2-3: Raise Your Child's Reading Level 2 Grades with This Easy 3-Step Program

By: Peggy M. Wilber; Charles Stubbs [Illustrator]

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Harmony: 2000-09-28

Seller ID: 9780761529637


Turn Your Child into a Great Reader Are you concerned about your child's reading ability? Does your child hate to read? If so, you are not alone. In fact, 38 percent of American fourth graders are unable to read at a basic level. But now you can turn your nonreader child into a reading star—in just a few short weeks.Based on research done at Yale, this simple yet revolutionary guide merges the three essential elements of reading instruction: auditory traini... View more info

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Ten Talks Parents Must Have with Their Children About Sex and Character

By: Pepper Schwartz; Dominic Cappello

Price: $13.56

Publisher: Hachette Books: 2000-10-18

Seller ID: 9780786885480


Everyone agrees parents must talk to their children about sex, but the questions always arise: How do I start? What should I cover? Ten Talks offers advice on exactly how to begin and what to say--not just about sex, but about safety, character, peer pressure, ethics, meeting people on the internet, and mixed messages from TV. Ten Talks is based on innovative and proven approaches that the authors are using in parent workshops across the country. The talks can be adapted... View more info