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Also of Note

By Anne E. Das — February 13, 2007 1 min read
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Imagining Childhood

The former head of education at the National Gallery in London chronicles the depiction and symbolic use of children in Western art; over 150 museum illustrations and artifacts complement the text.

Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family-School Partnerships

A revision of the 1986 classic, expanded and updated for the No Child Left Behind era.

Big-Time Fundraising for Today’s Schools

Strategies for graduating from car washes to corporate grants.

Train Up a Child: Old Order Amish and Mennonite Schools

An ethnographic study of the ways these private religious schools reflect and reinforce their community’s values.

Conquering the SAT: How Parents Can Help Teens Overcome the Pressure and Succeed

Professional SAT tutors advise parents on preparing their children for the high-stakes test.

See Also

Helping Kids Help: Organizing Successful Charitable Projects

Outlines the benefits and logistics of youth philanthropy.

A Guide to Great Field Trips

Suggestions for classroom excursions on school property, in the local community, and online.

100 Paid Summer Adventures for Teachers

A compilation of career-enhancing and -advancing programs, organized by subject, location, eligibility requirements, and duration.

A version of this article appeared in the February 14, 2007 edition of Education Week as Also of Note


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