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Bortins, Leigh A.

Summary: "Children are natural learners, and building a core foundation at an early age is critical to their success both educationally and in life. Yet academic excellence is lacking in many school systems throughout the country. In this book, education expert and author Leigh A. bortins incoroprates the best ideas from the ancients and gives parents the tools to revive classical learning"--Page 4 of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2010

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Summary: "This complete summer learning program provides daily activities for 12 weeks of brain-building practice. Review kindergarten skills and get a head start on first grade topics. All activities support current state standards."--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Summer BridgeCarson-Dellosa Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 SUM

Summary: "This complete summer learning program provides daily activities for 12 weeks of brain-building practice. Review third grade and get a head start on fourth grade topics. All activities support current state standards"--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Summer Bridge/ Carson-Dellosa Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 SUM

Delisle, James R.

Summary: Understanding Your Gifted Child From the Inside Out provides an engaging and encouraging look at raising gifted children today. A follow-up to the best-selling "Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children," this new edition focuses on the social and emotional aspects of giftedness, highlighting new information on the issues of perfectionism, self-advocacy,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press Inc. 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 649 DEL

Wilson, Durenda

Summary: Homeschooling is a wonderful, worthwhile pursuit, but many homeschool parents struggle with feelings of burnout and frustration. If you have ever felt this way, you're not alone! Most of us need to be reminded of the "why" of homeschooling from time to time -- but "The Unhurried Homeschooler" takes parents a step further and lifts the unnecessary burdens that many parents place on themselves....

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Publisher / Publication Date: MartinPublishingServices.com 2016

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Pirog, Carol

Summary: "Use this simple guide to help your child survive Common Core Math with self-esteem and your relationship intact. A quick read that will enable you to immediately begin helping your child become successful while giving background information on Common Core problems and your goals for your child."--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Book Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 372.7 PIR

Wojcicki, Esther

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Summary: The Godmother of Silicon Valley, legendary teacher, and mother of a Super Family shares her tried-and-tested methods for raising happy, healthy, successful children using Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness: TRICK. Esther Wojcicki--"Woj" to her many friends and admirers--is famous for three things: teaching a high school class that has changed the lives of thousands of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 649.1 WOJ

Huang, Quanyu

Summary: "Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America's top colleges? This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each culture's distinctly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.829 HUA

Summary: "Frustrated with the traditional school system, a family in Los Angeles pulls their two children out of one of the highest-rated schools in the area and takes their education into their own hands. In the quest to better their children's lives, they must overcome long-standing assumptions about education and face the social ramifications of their bold decision"--Container.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CLA

Bauer, Susan Wise

Summary: This book will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an education from preschool through high school -- one that will train him or her to read, to think, to understand, to be well-rounded and curious about learning. Home educators Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise outline the classical pattern of education called the trivium, which organizes learning around the maturing capacity...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 373 BAU

Brennan, Jim

Summary: The Common Core, a new set of national educational standards, has been adopted by 45 states across the nation. But you may be having a hard time understanding what your kids are bringing home from school. If you want to help your children with their homework, you need to learn these new methods, which focus on critical thinking and conceptual understanding. With the help of math teacher, you'll...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 BRE

Fuller, Cheri.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Piñon Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 372.21 FUL

Shumaker, Heather

Summary: "When it comes to parenting, sometimes you have to trust your gut. With her first book, It's OK Not to Share, Heather Shumaker overturned all the conventional rules of parenting with her "renegade rules" for raising competent and compassionate kids. In It's Ok To Go Up the Slide, Shumaker takes on new hot-button issues with renegade rules such as: - Recess Is A Right - It's Ok Not To Kiss...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tarcher 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SHU

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SHU

Sirois, Jamie L.

Summary: The Common Core, a new set of national educational standards, has been adopted by 45 states across the nation. But if you learned math the "old" way, the new teaching methods may be unfamiliar to you. If you want to help your children with homework, you'll need to learn these new methods, which focus on critical thinking and conceptual understanding. With the help of math teachers, you'll...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 SIR

Shumaker, Heather

Summary: Shumaker continues to overturn conventional parenting rules in this sequel to It's OK Not to Share. -- Heather Shumaker has sparked much discussion with her 'renegade rules for raising competent and compassionate kids.' In this follow-up book, she takes on new hot-button issues like banning homework, technology use, and skipping kindergarten. She helps parents help their kids develop important...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 649 SHU

Summary: Provides parents with strategies and tips for helping their fifth grade student prepare for the Common Core assessment, offering easy-to-follow lessons, practice questions, and mini-quizzes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kaplan Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 PAR

Bennett, William J. (William John)

Summary: The authors present information needed to prepare children for kindergarten and "a state-of-the-art curriculum from kindergarten through eighth grade ... to monitor what is and isn't being taught in your school."--Jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371 BEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.19 Bennett 1999

Hirsch, E. D. (Eric Donald)

Summary: "A revised and updated version of What Your First Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education, including achievement with readings and activities in Literature, Mathematics, History, science, and the arts"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks 2014

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Summary: A former award-winning middle school science teacher provides tips on study skills for high school students to improve their academic achievement. Parent participation is also discussed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.4 HOW
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Summary: "A revised and updated version of What Your Second Grader Needs to Know, Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education, with readings and activities in Literature, Mathematics, History, science, and the arts"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 2014

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Hainstock, Elizabeth G.

Summary: Explains how parents can use the Montessori system of education to help their children develop into responsible, thinking individuals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.39 HAI

Summary: Provides parents with strategies and tips for helping their fourth grade student prepare for the Common Core assessment, offering easy-to-follow lessons, practice questions, and mini-quizzes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kaplan Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 PAR

Summary: Help your child prepare for sixth grade with the activities in this book.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carson-Dellosa 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 ORI

Summary: "This complete summer learning program provides daily activities for 12 weeks of brain-building practice. Review fourth grade skills and get a head start on fifth grade topics. All activities support current state standards."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Summer Bridge/Carson-Dellosa Publsihing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 SUM