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A Parent's Guide to the Christian CollegeA Parent's Guide to the Christian College
Todd C. Ream, Timothy Herrmann, C. Skip Trudeau
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A handbook for parents sending their kids off to Christian colleges anduniversities, offering insight into the academic and spiritual landscape thatstudents enter and that parents need to understand.

Every year, tens of thousands of parents send their children off to Christian colleges anduniversities, investing in the professional and spiritual growth that such institutions offer. Butwhat happens next? A PARENT'S GUIDE TO THE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE gives answers to parentswho want to know just where they're sending their children and their money. Other guides forparents of college students give information on the secular college experience, but this book provides important insight into the more comprehensive world of Christian education.

Challenging parents to reconsider their understandings of what it means to be a morefully developed person in light of Christian faith, this book takes a theological approach thatcelebrates the presence of parents in the lives of their daughters and sons while exploringwhat that presence should look like during the transition to adulthood. Parents and studentsalike will benefit from A PARENT'S GUIDE TO THE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, which is designed to helpparents more effectively support their children and understand the Christian college's uniquerole in nurturing holistic and transformational education.


     


 

 
What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): Create a Long-Term Plan for Your 7th to 10th Grader for Getting into the Top CollegesWhat Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): Create a Long-Term Plan for Your 7th to 10th Grader for Getting into the Top Colleges
Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
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The iConnected Parent: Staying Connected to Your College KidsThe iConnected Parent: Staying Connected to Your College Kids
Barbara Hofer, Abby Sullivan Moore
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Today's college student communicates with mom and dad much more frequently than in past generations. E-mail, text messaging, social sites, and cell phones make it easier than ever before. Is it healthy? Does it encourage or stifle independence? In iConnected Parent, Barbara Hofer and Abby Sullivan Moore offer serious but witty ways for parents and young adults to find a mutually fulfilling balance of connectedness and independence in a world of constant communication. Hardcover.
     

 

 
Why College Matters to God: Academic Faithfulness and Christian Higher EducationWhy College Matters to God: Academic Faithfulness and Christian Higher Education
Rick Ostrander
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From a seasoned Christian educator and professor comes a concise, accessible introduction to the unique purpose and value of a Christian college education. Whether you're a parent, an educator, or an incoming freshman, you'll benefit from Ostrander's thoughtful look at how higher learning shapes our understanding of creation, the fall, and redemption. 128 pages, softcover from Abilene Christian University.
     

 

 

 
Accelerated Distance Learning: The New Way to Earn Your College Degree in the Twenty-First CenturyAccelerated Distance Learning: The New Way to Earn Your College Degree in the Twenty-First Century
Brad Voeller
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The new way to earn your college degree in the 21st century. Brad Voeller earned his four-year, fully accredited college degree in less than six months, for less than 5,000, by applying the revolutionary techniques of accelerted distance learning. Now, he shares with you this amazing new approach to learning that will allow you to earn the credential you need in less than half the time- for a fraction of the cost. Discover how to: Receive college credit for life experiences. Earn college credit quickly and easily through credit-by-examination. Speed up the learning process while improving comprehension. Cut study time by at least 50%. Make a wise decision in choosing the right college and distance-learning program. Prepare an independent study plan that will guarantee distance-learning success.
     

 

 

 
Forms and YouForms and You
Nadine Stukel, Debra Kaufman
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Give your students practice in filling out a wide variety of real-life forms commonly used at home and at work! Social Security, driver's license, the armed forces, college entrance, other forms are all included. Provide practice in reading and following directions, and help students learn to write clear, concise responses. Grades 9-12; 74 pages, softcover.
     

 

 

 

 

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