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

Author:   Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher:   WW Norton & Co
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9780393356847


Pages:   288
Publication Date:   08 January 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher:   WW Norton & Co
Imprint:   WW Norton & Co
Dimensions:   Width: 14.00cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 21.10cm
Weight:   0.220kg
ISBN:  

9780393356847


ISBN 10:   0393356841
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   08 January 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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A welcome operator's manual for parents of school-age children, inside or outside the K-12 paradigm. Bauer makes a passionate case for why the K-12 system desperately needs to be rethought.... Comforting and instructive. Should be on the nightstand of every parent, every teacher, and anyone invested in the education of our children.... Bauer's down-to-earth approach and talent for describing complex ideas in simple, easy-to-understand terms makes for a comforting and accessible read.... This book offers hope to many who are desperately searching for it and empowers parents to finally take charge of their children's education. A detailed look at how modern schooling can be a mismatch for students' needs.... Very straightforward and informative.


A welcome operator's manual for parents of school-age children, inside or outside the K-12 paradigm. Should be on the nightstand of every parent, every teacher, and anyone invested in the education of our children.... Bauer's down-to-earth approach and talent for describing complex ideas in simple, easy-to-understand terms makes for a comforting and accessible read.... This book offers hope to many who are desperately searching for it and empowers parents to finally take charge of their children's education. A detailed look at how modern schooling can be a mismatch for students' needs.... Very straightforward and informative. Bauer makes a passionate case for why the K-12 system desperately needs to be rethought.... Comforting and instructive.


Bauer makes a passionate case for why the K-12 system desperately needs to be rethought . . . comforting and instructive. -- Publisher's Weekly A welcome operator's manual for parents of school-age children, inside or outside the K-12 paradigm. -- Kirkus A detailed look at how modern schooling can be a mismatch for students' needs ... very straightforward and informative. -- Library Journal


A detailed look at how modern schooling can be a mismatch for students' needs.... Very straightforward and informative. -- Library Journal Bauer makes a passionate case for why the K-12 system desperately needs to be rethought.... Comforting and instructive. A welcome operator's manual for parents of school-age children, inside or outside the K-12 paradigm. -- Kirkus Reviews Should be on the nightstand of every parent, every teacher, and anyone invested in the education of our children.... Bauer's down-to-earth approach and talent for describing complex ideas in simple, easy-to-understand terms makes for a comforting and accessible read.... This book offers hope to many who are desperately searching for it and empowers parents to finally take charge of their children's education. -- Epoch Times


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Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, educator, and historian. Her previous books include the Writing With Ease, Writing With Skill, and Story of the World series from Well-Trained Mind Press, as well as The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, Rethinking School, The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, and the History of the World series, all from W. W. W. Norton. She has a Ph.D. in American Studies from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, as well as an M.A. in seventeenth-century literature and a Master of Divinity in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literature. For fifteen years, she taught literature and composition at the College of William and Mary.

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