When Can You Trust the Experts? How to Tell Good Science from Bad in Education
by Daniel Willingham
Jossey-Bass, 2012 ($24.95)
Parents increasingly come face-to-face with important educational decisions that they feel ill prepared to make. Whether they are choosing among schools, math programs or early interventions for a learning disability, this book will help them figure out which options are backed by the best science. Educators and administrators faced with adopting new curricula and policies will likewise find it of value.