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 Are you interested in reading Diane Ravitch's The Life and Death of the American School?
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kwoodcock

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Know of a great book that you think would be perfect for the ATPE Book Circle? Share titles/authors of books you have read or heard about using this discussion thread. Titles will be considered for the next ATPE Book Circle, beginning this summer!


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There Are No Shortcuts and Teach Like Your Hair's On Fire by Rafe Esquith are great books!


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Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv

A Nation of Wimps: The High Cost of Invasive Parenting by Hara Estroff Marano

The Case Against Homework: How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It  by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish

Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn-- And Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Golinkoff, Diane Eyer
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Walking Trees by Ralph Fletcher


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Math Power by Patricia C. Kenschaft
Teach Like a Champion by Doug Lemov
The Trouble with Boys by Peg Tyre

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Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire sounds good to me!

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Readicide by Kelley Gallagher

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Failure is Not an Option by Alan M. Blankstein
A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.
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Teaching with the Brain in Mind by Eric Jensen is great.

Whatever it takes by Richard & Rebecca DuFour, Robert Eaker and Gayle Karhanek.

Heard Failure is not an Option is a great book.
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Failure Is Not an Option: Six Principles That Guide Student Achievement in High-Performing Schools by Alan M. Blankstein

Learning to Trust: Transforming Difficult Elementary Classrooms Through DEVELOPMENTAL DISCIPLINE by Marilyn Watson

Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community by Alfie Kohn

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Coaching Reluctant Learners, A Practical Framework for Classroom Success - by Billie Donegan, Robert Greenleaf, and Doris Wells-Papanek; If You Don't Feed the Teachers They Eat the Students: Guide to Success for Administrators and Teachers by Neila A. Conners

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Carl Glickman - SuperVision (2010)

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Feed the Teachers and Teaching Like Your Hair's on Fire both sound like the motivation I need!
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Suggestion:  Kathleen Cushman and Laura Rodgers
Fires in the Bathroom, Fires in the Middle School Bathroom, Fires in the High School Bathroom.
Advice from students to teachers!  Not a how too teach, but a how too listen as a teacher book.

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Just went to a cool "Brain Based Learning" class today.  The presenter's suggestions was:  "Teaching With the Brain in Mind" by Eric Jensen.  She said it's one of her favorites! 

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