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Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child's Education

SUSAN WISE BAUER · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A best-selling expert on education shows how to make the school system work for your child.Our K-12 school system is an artificial product of market forces. It isn't a good fit for all -- or even most -- students. It prioritizes a single way of understanding the world over all others, pushes...
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Supercharged Storytimes: An Early Literacy Planning and Assessment Guide

Kathleen Campana · Amer Library Association, 2015.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Based on the groundbreaking research of VIEWS2 the first systematic study of storytimes done to date this book recommends simple interactive ways to emphasize early literacy techniques and encourage children to use and practice their pre-reading skills while preserving the delight inherent...
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College Study Hacks: 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your SAT Reasoning Exam

Atlantic Publishing Group · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc
Pages: 180
Format: Library Binding

Each year, millions of high school students take their SATs. About 92 percent of colleges require these scores. The average score on the new 1600-point scale is about 1000. With the ideal score being 1200 or above, this book will teach you how to close that gap. This book gives you the tools...
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Master the GRE 2018

PETERSON'S. · Peterson's

Peterson's Master the GRE? is the most comprehensive resource for students who want to earn top scores on the GRE? General Test. This comprehensive guide offers 4 full-length practice tests with expert test-prep tips on exam questions PLUS access to 3 additional practice tests online....
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Peterson's ACT Prep Guide PLUS 2016

Peterson's · Peterson'S
Pages: 936
Format: Print book

Peterson's ACT® Prep Guide PLUS offers all of the information students need to prepare well and score high on 2016's ACT, including thorough subject matter reviews and practice questions for each question type. Students will benefit from expert advice, strategies, and test-taking...
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First, do no harm

Lisa Belkin · Fawcett Crest
Pages: 353

"What is life worth? And what is a life worth living? At a time when America faces vital choices about the future of its health care, former New York Times correspondent Lisa Belkin takes a powerful and poignant look at the inner workings of Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas, telling...
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Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015

Edward Fiske · Sourcebooks; 31 edition
Format: Print book

The best college guide you can buy.-USA Today This leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Hip, honest, and straightforward, The Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insiders look...
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Engaging babies in the library : putting theory into practice

Debra J Knoll · ALA Editions
Pages: 115
Format: Print book

Public libraries across the nation continue to transform themselves into learning centers for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. There are many resources available to help librarians create baby-friendly play spaces and enhanced storytimes, but until now there has been gap in the literature...
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Barron's Mechanical Aptitude and Spatial Relations Test, 3rd Edition

Dr. Joel Wiesen · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Private employers and public agencies use various mechanical aptitude tests to screen applicants for jobs that range from mechanics and skilled trades apprentices to aerospace engineers and firefighters. These tests often differ in detail but measure similar abilities. This manual presents...
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Basic Skills for the GED Test: Easy-to-Follow Lessons to Start Preparing for the GED Test, TASC Test, or HiSET Exam

Princeton Review · Princeton Review
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Get the Help You Need to Successfully Prepare for the GED Test.The GED Test and other high school equivalency tests like the HiSET or TASC can be intimidating for students who have been out of school for a while. Many test-takers find they aren't quite ready to dive into full test preparation,...
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Remaking the American patient : how Madison Avenue and modern medicine turned patients into consumers

Nancy Tomes · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 538
Format: Print book

In a work that spans the twentieth century, Nancy Tomes questions the popular--and largely unexamined--idea that in order to get good health care, people must learn to shop for it. Remaking the American Patient explores the consequences of the consumer economy and American medicine having...
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McGraw-Hill Education RLA Workbook for the GED Test

McGraw-Hill Education Editors · McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Tons of practice exercises for acing the RLA section of the new GED test! The GED test includes a Reasoning Through Language Arts RLA section, and this workbook provides the focused practice you need to earn a passing score. Packed with drills and exercises, McGraw-Hill Education RLA Workbook...
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College Study Hacks: 101 Ways to Study Easier and Faster

Melanie Falconer · Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.
Pages: 180
Format: Paperback

The general rule of thumb has been that you should study about two to three hours for every hour you spend in the classroom. If you have a 15 credit hour semester, you generally spend about 15 hours in class every week, which means you should be studying between 30 to 45 hours per week....
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SAT Prep Plus 2019: 5 Practice Tests Proven Strategies Online

Kaplan Test Prep · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 960
Format: Paperback

Kaplan's SAT Prep Plus 2019 teaches you the ins and outs of the SAT and offers extra study plans, online practice and video lessons to make sure you're ready for Test Day. With clear explanations, detailed subject review and more than 1,400 practice questions, SAT Prep Plus 2019...
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