Books About Education And Related Issues
About 60 titles here covering a wide range of subjects all related to your child's schooling. Every parent will want to have a couple of these books at hand for those quiet times.
College Admission and the SAT of the Future
The SAT may change in the near future to better aligned with the Common Core Standards.
Happy Teens: Not A Myth
Research suggests teenagers can be happy when they feel active and connected to others.
Getting Dads Involved in School
How to get fathers to feel more comfortable volunteering at school.
3 Reasons Private School Students Cheat
Why some private school students cheat.
Cheating in Private Schools
Why students in private schools cheat--and what teachers and parents can do about it.
How to Get Learning Accommodations at Private School
How parents can get accommodations for their children with learning disabilities at private school.
Why Private School Headmasters Are So Important
A description of why headmasters are so vital to their schools.
A Profile of Endicott Peabody
A profile of Endicott Peabody, Franklin D. Roosevelt's legendary headmaster at Groton.
Why Too Much Homework Hurts Kids
Why too much homework is counterproductive or even harmful for kids.
ADHD is a Lifelong Situation
A description of how ADHD can affect people into adulthood.
5 Ways to Do Better in Math Class
Five strategies to help students learn to stop fearing math and to improve their performance.
Helping Kids Handle Pressure
Recent research has helped explain why some kids fall apart when stressed--and how we can help them.
Private School Teacher Gifts
What to give your teacher at the holidays.
Getting Teenagers the Sleep They Need
Strategies to help teenagers get the sleep they need.
The History of African-American Students at Private Schools
A description of the history of African-Americans in independent schools.
Uniforms in Private Schools: The Pros and Cons
A description of the pros and cons of uniforms and dress codes in schools.
Should Parents Brag About their Kids?
How parents should praise their kids effectively.
Should Private Schools Offer AP Classes?
A discussion of the pros of cons of AP or Advanced Placement classes at private schools.
How to Help a Child with ADHD in Private School
Strategies to help students with ADHD succeed in private school.
What Is Orton-Gillingham Method for Reading Instruction?
An explanation of the Orton-Gillingham method of reading instruction.
Why private school students fear math class and math on the ISEE and SSAT and how they can do better in math.
Public Schools Outperform Private Schools in Math
A 2009 study conducted by professors at the University of Illinois found that public school students outperform private school students in math.
4 Tips to Improve Parent-Teacher Conferences
How to get the most out of parent-teacher conferences at private schools.
Should Cell Phones Be Allowed in Schools?
The debate over whether cell phones should be allowed in schools.
A description of the 100 best teen novels, according to an NPR poll of over...
A description of the 100 best teen novels, according to an NPR poll of over 75,000 people.
A Review of "Teach Your Children Well" by Madeline Levine
A review of the best-selling book "Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success" by Madeline Levine, Ph.D.
Solar Panels at Private Schools
Private schools are using solar panels to reduce energy costs and harmful emissions.
College Admissions: Parents' Role
How parents can help their children with the college admissions process.
Prep School Scandals
Every school, public or private, has had its share of bad news. How they handle these tough moments is a measure of how competent and sensitive private school administrations really are.
How to Reduce Stress in Private School
How private schools and parents can reduce students' stress.
4 Tips for College Success
4 Tips from college professors about how to succeed in college.