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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?

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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 …

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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 …

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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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EcoKids (PDF)

EcoKids (PDF)

Raising Children Who Care for the Earth

To forge a sustainable future, we need citizens who care for the Earth. We need citizens who understand that planet care is the ultimate form of self-care. But we also need generations who live according to their values and convictions and who can …

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The Power and Promise of Humane Education

The Power and Promise of Humane Education

Critical world problems call for education that addresses the values and behaviors that perpetuate suffering, oppression, and destruction. Humane education does this, offering young people deeply meaningful education about the issues of our time, …

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Teaching Green

Teaching Green

The Middle Years

For anyone working with young people in grades 6-8 -- whether inside or outside schools -- Teaching Green contains over 50 of the best activities and teaching strategies contributed to Green Teacher magazine over the last 10 years by educators from …

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