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.
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