Why Don’t Students Like School?
by Daniel T. Willingham
This book presents nine principles that can be widely applied to help students learn. Willingham chose these principles because they dramatically affect student learning, have a strong basis of scientific support, and are not necessarily in common practice in schools today.
by Jane Nelsen
This book outlines a philosophy of parenting that is neither controlling nor permissive. It gives parents and teachers options besides relying on punishments, yelling, and rewards.
by Carol Dweck
This book explores two mindsets: the “growth” mindset and the “fixed” mindset, and the major impact these two mindsets have on learning. Dweck demonstrates how a ”growth” mindset - the idea that intelligence is not fixed and skills can be developed – can impact success.
When Panic Attacks
by David Burns
This book outlines strategies that you can use to handle anxiety and stay in control of your emotions. By presenting principles in cognitive behavioral therapy, Burns gives readers a toolbox of techniques for handling everything from every day anxiety to a serious anxiety disorder.
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child
by Donalyn Miller
Donalyn Miller redefines the purpose of teaching reading. Her goal as a reading teacher is to help her kids become lifelong readers. With this goal in mind, she takes a completely unconventional and successful approach to teaching reading and outlines it so the rest of us can help kids fall in love with reading too!