Recommended reading for parents. Available in print or ebook.
Unschooled redefines learning, showing caregivers that education and schooling can be two distinct things. In a compelling narrative that introduces historical and contemporary research on self-directed education, Unschooled also spotlights how a diverse group of individuals and organizations are evolving beyond the old schooling model of education.
COUNT GIRLS IN
Count Girls In encourages parents and other adults to raise authentic young women who have the confidence to put STEM to work in a way that best serves them and their passions. The authors, both STEM professionals, present compelling research in a conversational, accessible style and provide specific advice and takeaways for each stage of schooling, from elementary school through college, followed by comprehensive STEM resources.
A great resource for parents and homeschoolers in search of kid-friendly DIY projects, educators seeking to enhance classroom lessons, and caregivers looking for activities with a deeper educational lesson behind them. Curious Minds is filled to the brim with learning activities that will excite the eager, gifted child just as much as the special needs learner.
HELPING CHILDREN WITH THEIR FEELINGS
Providing the basics of a child’s emotional development, this book pays particular attention to children who have learning challenges related to autism, ADHD, sensory issues, or other developmental delays. Written for busy parents, teachers, and professionals, this guide sets parents on a clear, practical path to increase their child’s understanding of his or her own and others’ feelings.
THINK LIKE A BABY
Coauthors Amber and Andy Ankowski—The Doctor and the Dad—show parents how to re-create classic child development experiments using common household items. These simple step-by-step experiments apply from the third trimester through age seven and beyond and help parents understand their children's physical, cognitive, language, and social development.