Reclaiming the Future of Christian Education: A Transforming Vision Albert Greene

This rich work is a walk through the philosophical and cultural history of education, emphasizing the unique goal of Christian educationto prepare young people for a fulfilling life under the lords...

Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin Tracy Lee Simmons

That is a program that strikes even the most stalwart critics of contemporary educational mediocrity as quixotic, and perhaps even undesirable.Tracy Lee Simmons readily concedes that there is littl...

Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement John A.C. Hattie

Areas covered include the influence of the student, home, school, curricula, teacher, and teaching strategies.

A model of teaching and learning is developed based on the notion of visible tea...

The New Global Student: Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Education Maya Frost

Hello, Bold School!In 2005, Maya Frost and her husband sold everything and left their suburban American lifestyle behind in order to have an adventure abroad.

The tricky part: they had to she...

Unmaking the Public University: The Forty-Year Assault on the Middle Class Christopher Newfield

Christopher Newfield argues that the financial and political crises of public universities are not the result of economic downturns or of ultimately valuable restructuring, but of a conservative ca...

How Lincoln Learned to Read: Twelve Great Americans and the Educations That Made Them Daniel Wolff

An engaging, provocative history of American ideas, told through the educations (both in and out of school) of twelve great figures, from Benjamin Franklin to Elvis Presley.

How Lincoln Learn...

Discipline with Dignity: New Challenges, New Solutions Richard L. Curwin

Discipline with Dignity details an affirming approach to managing the classroom that promotes respect for self and others.

The emphasis is on preventing problems by helping students to unders...

The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas from the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom James W. Stigler

Discusses ways to improve the American educational system, arguing that the art of teaching is far more important than increased spending.

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Death at an Early Age Jonathan Kozol

In this National Book Award-winning book, Kozol unflinchingly exposes the disturbing "destruction of hearts and minds in the Boston public school." A new Epilogue assesses the last 20 years of the ...

A Landscape With Dragons: The Battle for Your Child's Mind Michael D. O'Brien

Landscape with Dragons - The Battle for Your Child's MInd by Michael D.

O'Brien The Harry Potter series of books and movies are wildly popular.

In his book A Landscape with Dragons, Har...

Momentum for Life, Revised Edition: Biblical Practices for Sustaining Physical Health, Personal Integrity, and Strategic Focus Mike Slaughter

Visionary pastor Michael Slaughter calls all aspiring leaders to a life of faith, balance, and purpose. Operating on the principle that all leadership begins with self-leadership, the book outlines...

Experience and Education John Dewey

Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century.

Man...

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level Sally E. Shaywitz

FOR EVERYONE WHO STRUGGLES TO READ!Clear, practical, science-based information and advice for successful resultsOne in five American children has trouble reading.

Here are the tools that pare...

Teaching as a Subversive Activity Neil Postman

A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic & practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world.IntroductionCrap detecting The medium is the messa...

Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic, and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap Richard Rothstein

It ignores how social class characteristics in a stratified society like ours influence learning in school.

Most, however, have avoided the obvious implication of this understanding, that rai...

Inside American Education Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell argues that the educational establishment of the United States - a vast tax-supported empire existing quasi-independently within American society - is morally and intellectually bankr...

The Lost Tools of Learning Dorothy L. Sayers

In 1947, Dorothy Sayers first delivered this speech at Oxford University. It has since been republished count times due to its sheer eloquence and unanswered articulation of the 3 "lost tools" in c...

Excused Absence Douglas Wilson

God calls Christian parents to raise their kids for Him. But does this divine calling require a distinctively Christian education? Should Christian parents send their kids to public schools as "sal...

Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But Can't Read, Write or Add Charles J. Sykes

Dumbing Down Our Kids is a searing indictment of America's secondary schools-one that every parent and teacher should read.Dumbing Down Our Kids offers a full-scale investigation of the new educati...