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Catch the Fire

Catch the Fire

An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth, Adults and Communities

Community, youth, non-profit, education, entrepreneurial, and religious organizations all have exciting ambitions, but they often lack the creative skills to impact people on a deep level. Catch the Fire is a complete guide to using arts and …

related subjects: Conscious Community
Weapons of Mass Instruction

Weapons of Mass Instruction

A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling

John Taylor Gatto's Weapons of Mass Instruction, now available in paperback, focuses on mechanisms of traditional education which cripple imagination, discourage critical thinking, and create a false view of learning as a byproduct of …

related subjects: Education & Parenting
College Without High School

College Without High School

A Teenager’s Guide to Skipping High School and Going to College

High school can be boring. High school curriculum can be frustrating and out of touch.

So what is the answer for young people whose creativity, bright ideas, and boundless energy are being stifled in that over-scheduled and grade-driven environment?

related subjects: Education & Parenting
The Green Teen (PDF)

The Green Teen (PDF)

The Eco-Friendly Teen's Guide to Saving the Planet

Today's teenagers are standing at the crossroads of environmental history. Global warming will fundamentally change the world as they know it within their lifetime. But how to keep their healthy environmental awareness from becoming environmental …

related subjects: Education & Parenting
Teaching Green: The High School Years

Teaching Green: The High School Years

Hands-on Learning in Grades 9-12

This resource is ideal for anyone working with young people in grades 9-12, whether in schools or in non-formal educational settings. Richly illustrated, it offers 50 teaching strategies that promote learning about natural systems and foster …

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Cancer (PDF)

Cancer (PDF)

101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic

Cancer -- the word strikes fear in people's hearts. With more people getting cancer every year, the big question must be: How can we prevent this epidemic?

Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic offers solid evidence that many cancers are …

related subjects: Health and Wellness
Becoming the Kind Father

Becoming the Kind Father

A Son's Journey

The macho society that held John Wayne as a role model has created an emotional wasteland where eighty percent of men are unable to accurately express their feelings, and where that same percentage feel estranged from their fathers. The stifled …

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Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!

Cooperative Games and Activities

This new edition of the best-selling Parent Choice Award winner Everyone Wins! is a handbook of more than 150 cooperative games and activities for enhancing conflict resolution and communication skills and building self-esteem. Encouraging …

related subjects: Education & Parenting