Tag Archives: children

New series from Howell Book House: ASPCA Kids

Howell Book House, America’s premier publisher of pet books, teams up with the experts at The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®,) to deliver an exciting new series of books that celebrate the special bond between kids and animals. March 19, 2009 – Kids Making a Difference for Animals (Wiley; 978-0-470-41086-8; […]

A PARENT’S GUIDE TO TUTORS AND TUTORING:How to Support the Unique Needs of Your Child

 Tutoring has become an astounding $4 billion dollar industry. And its rise in popularity has incited additional pressure and stress on parents to raise academically competitive children. With so many options to pursue, parents need expert advice to understand the right path for empowering their child to succeed. A PARENT’S GUIDE TO TUTORS AND TUTORING: […]

Video: Patrick Lencioni Discusses His New Book, 3 BIG QUESTIONS FOR A FRANTIC FAMILY

August 21, 2008 – Patrick Lencioni, author of The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family, discusses the correlation between managing a business and managing a family. View the video here: http://www.tablegroup.com/books/frantic/media/reel.

THE UNOFFICIAL GUIDE Uses Algorithms to Save Travelers’ Time and Money at Walt Disney World

“A tourist’s best friend!”—Chicago Sun-Times “Indispensable.”—The New York Times August 20, 2008 – Is it possible to use evolutionary algorithms to create touring plans that can save up to 4.5 hours of waiting in line per day? How about using a technological optimization program that determines which of the admissions options is the best suited […]

7 Ways to Reinvest in Children – Our Most Valuable National Resource – and Reclaim Our Place in the World

America’s slide in world prominence is causing a national malaise; we grow more anxiety-ridden and worried about our futures by the day. Tom Bloch, the former CEO of H&R Block who left his corporate career to become an inner city teacher, says we need to stop the negativity and start getting serious about the education […]

A PARENT’S GUIDE TO TUTORS AND TUTORING Helps Parents Determine Whether Their Children Need Tutoring and How to Find the Right Tutor

July 21, 2008 – In 2005, parents in the United States spent $3.75 billion on tutoring for their children. Most of them did so out of anxiety about competitive position in the quest for admission and financial support from elite schools. A PARENT’S GUIDE TO TUTORS AND TUTORING: How to Support the Unique Needs of […]