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How To Tutor Your Own Child (11 Edition)
How To Tutor Your Own Child (11 Edition)
by Marina K. Ruben
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Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes—billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of today’s overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was... (read more)

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Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth about Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do
Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth about Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do
by Lawrence Kutner
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Listening to pundits and politicians, you'd think that the relationship between violent video games and aggressive behavior in children is clear. Children who play violent video games are more likely to be socially isolated and have poor interpersonal... (read more)

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Toddler Play
Toddler Play
by Wendy S Masi
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Children are naturally ready to learn, and parents are eager to teach them. TODDLER PLAY was created specifically to help parents teach their children through age-appropriate play that is fun and relaxed. Based on the content of the successful Gymboree's... (read more)

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Your Musical Child: Inspiring Kids to Play and Sing for Keeps
Your Musical Child: Inspiring Kids to Play and Sing for Keeps
by Jessica Baron Turner
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What makes a child fall in love with learning to play music? How does talent develop? When is the right time to start lessons? Which instrument is the best fit? Why is practice so challenging and what can parents do to keep kids musically motivated... (read more)

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Homework Without Tears
Homework Without Tears
by Lee Canter
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Filled with hundreds of specific examples and organized into a coherent framework of practical concepts that can be applied by managers and entrepreneurs at all levels, Built to Last provides a master blueprint for building organizations that will... (read more)

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How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice
How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice
by M Suzanne Donovan
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What can teachers and schools do -- with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods -- to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know... (read more)

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365 Unplugged Family Fun Activities: A Year's Worth of Ideas for TV-Free, Video-Free, and Computer Game-Free Entertainment
365 Unplugged Family Fun Activities: A Year's Worth of Ideas for TV-Free, Video-Free, and Computer Game-Free Entertainment
by Steve Bennett and Ruth Bennett
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Provides 365 ideas for TV-free, video-free, and computer-free fun with your kids.... (read more)

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10-Minute Life Lessons for Kids: 52 Fun and Simple Games and Activities to Teach Your Child Honesty, Trust, Love, and Other Important Values
10-Minute Life Lessons for Kids: 52 Fun and Simple Games and Activities to Teach Your Child Honesty, Trust, Love, and Other Important Values
by Jamie C. Miller
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Chapter OneBare Necessities Qroup size: 2 or more Age: 5 -- adult Materials: blackboard or large sheet of paper, chalk or pencil This activity can be done with one child, a whole family, or a classroom. Sit down with the child or gather the family... (read more)

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Sex and Cognition (99 Edition)
Sex and Cognition (99 Edition)
by Doreen Kimura
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In this fact-driven book, Doreen Kimura provides an intelligible overview of what is known about the neural and hormonal bases of sex differences in behavior, particularly differences in cognitive ability. Kimura argues that women and men differ not only... (read more)

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The New Public School Parent: How to Get the Best Education for Your Elementary School Child
The New Public School Parent: How to Get the Best Education for Your Elementary School Child
by Bob Chase
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More than ninety percent of American children attend public schools. Backed by solid data and the most current research available, The New Public School Parent teaches parents all they need to know about how the public school system works and, more... (read more)

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The Stick Book: Loads of Things You Can Make or Do with a Stick
The Stick Book: Loads of Things You Can Make or Do with a Stick
by Jo Schofield
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"“…while many projects have tangible payoffs — a sun clock, musical percussion sticks, magic wands and charcoal pencils pleased both the boy and me — each project seldom requires more than a page of description, even when providing... (read more)

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Where Should I Sit at Lunch?: The Ultimate 24/7 Guide to Surviving the High School Years
Where Should I Sit at Lunch?: The Ultimate 24/7 Guide to Surviving the High School Years
by Harriet Mosatche
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"Everything teenagers need to know about surviving the four most dramatic and difficult years of their lives" Written especially for teens aged 13-17, this is the ultimate all-in-one survival guide for today's "desperate" high schoolers. The authors... (read more)

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Socialsklz: -) (Social Skills) for Success: How to Give Children the Skills They Need to Thrive in the Modern World
Socialsklz: -) (Social Skills) for Success: How to Give Children the Skills They Need to Thrive in the Modern World
by Faye De Muyshondt
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Moms Choice Awards® Gold Recipient for “Adult Books: Parenting – Contemporary Families. More and more studies attest to the same truths: the earlier children learn social skills, the better. Socially savvy kids score higher on... (read more)

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Finding Help When Your Child Is Struggling in School
Finding Help When Your Child Is Struggling in School
by Lawrence J Greene
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Empowering parents to get the help their children need, Finding Help When Your Child Is Struggling in School shows parents how to work within the educational system--and how to go outside the system when appropriate. Whether their child has difficulties... (read more)

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Into the Minds of Babes: How Screen Time Affects Children From Birth To Age Five (07 Edition)
Into the Minds of Babes: How Screen Time Affects Children From Birth To Age Five (07 Edition)
by Lisa Guernsey
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As a mother, Lisa Guernsey wondered about the influence of television on her two young daughters. As a reporter, she resolved to find out. What she first encountered was tired advice, sensationalized research claims, and a rather draconian mandate from... (read more)

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500 Five Minute Games: Quick and Easy Activities for 3-6 Year Olds
500 Five Minute Games: Quick and Easy Activities for 3-6 Year Olds
by Jackie Silberg
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From the best-selling author of Games to Play With Babies, Games to Play With Toddlers, and Games to Play With Two Year Olds comes this exciting new book for three to six-year-olds. Arranged by activity: alphabet, animal, birthday, color, counting, drama,... (read more)

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Beyond Bedtime Stories, 2nd. Edition: A Parent's Guide to Promoting Reading Writing, and Other Literacy Skills from Birth to 5
Beyond Bedtime Stories, 2nd. Edition: A Parent's Guide to Promoting Reading Writing, and Other Literacy Skills from Birth to 5
by V. Susan Bennett-armistead
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While most parents understand the importance of promoting literacy in their young children, they often aren't sure how to do it. This book provides guidance. Taking a “literacy-throughout-the-day” approach, the authors organize the book around... (read more)

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What Your Third Grader Needs To Know
What Your Third Grader Needs To Know
by E D Hirsch
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Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your Third Grader Needs to Know What should your child learn in the third grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these important questions and more, offering the... (read more)

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New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education #89: The New Update on Adult Learning Theory
New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education #89: The New Update on Adult Learning Theory
by Sharan B Merriam
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A companion work to 1993's popular An Update on Adult Learning Theory, this issue provides the adult learning educator with the latest developments, significant research, and continuing scholarship in andragogy and self-directed learning. Exploring a... (read more)

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Bright from the Start: The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, from Birth to Age 3
Bright from the Start: The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, from Birth to Age 3
by Jill Stamm
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A cutting-edge handbook for parents from a pioneer in infant brain development Should you really read to your baby? Can teaching a baby sign language boost IQ? Should you pipe classical music into the nursery? Dr. Stamm translates the latest neuroscience... (read more)

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