|Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling
A highly praised bestseller for over a decade, Dumbing Us Down is a radical treatise on public education that concludes that compulsory government schooling does little but teach young people to follow orders like cogs in a machine. John Gatto was a teacher in New York City's public schools for over 30 years and is a recipient of the New York State Teacher of the Year award.
|Creative Home Schooling: A Resource Guide for Smart Families
If you are new to homeschooling and your child is gifted, this book is a must-have. The different styles of homeschooling are reviewed and presented in an objective manner. Informative quotes from kids and parents are liberally sprinkled through the text. The book is divided into three sections entitled "At Home With Gifted Children", "Creating Your Home School Approach" and "Your Creative Home School Toolbox".
|Unicorns Are Real
This mega-best seller provides sixty-five practical, easy-to-follow lessons to develop the much ignored right-brain tendencies of children. These simple yet dramatically effective ideas and activities have helped thousands with learning difficulties. Includes an easy to administer screening checklist to determine hemisphere dominance.