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Best Books on Education

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Best Books on Education
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A New Culture of Learning
Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change
Douglas Thomas - 2011-01-04
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The twenty-first century is a world in constant change. In A New Culture of Learning, Doug Thomas and John Seely Brown pursue an understanding of how the forces of change, and emerging waves of interest associated with these forces, inspire and invite us to imagine a future of learning that is as powerful as it is optimistic. Typically, when we thi...
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Creative Schools
The Grassroots Revolution That's Transforming Education
Ken Robinson - 2016-04-19
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A revolutionary reappraisal of how to educate our children and young people by the New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Finding Your Element   Ken Robinson is one of the world’s most influential voices in education, and his 2006 TED Talk on the subject is the most viewed in the organization’s history. Now, the internationally recogn...
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The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Daniel H. Pink - 2011-04-05 (first published in 2009)
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The New York Times bestseller that gives readers a paradigm-shattering new way to think about motivation Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others). In this provocative and...
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Out of Our Minds
Learning to be Creative
Ken Robinson - 2011-02-21 (first published in 2001)
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'Ken Robinson writes brilliantly about the different ways in which creativity is undervalued and ignored in Western culture and especially in our educational systems.' JOHN CLEESE 'Out of Our Minds explains why being creative in today's world is a vital necessity. This is a book not to be missed. Read and rejoice.' KEN BLANCHARD'If ever there was a...
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Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education
Anya Kamenetz - 2010-04-01
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The price of college tuition has increased more than any other major good or service for the last twenty years. Nine out of ten American high school seniors aspire to go to college, yet the United States has fallen from world leader to only the tenth most educated nation. Almost half of college students don't graduate; those who do have unprecedent...
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Good To Great
Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don't
Jim Collins - 2001-10-17
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To find the keys to greatness, Collins's 21-person research team read and coded 6,000 articles, generated more than 2,000 pages of interview transcripts and created 384 megabytes of computer data in a five-year project. The findings will surprise many readers and, quite frankly, upset others.The ChallengeBuilt to Last, the defining management study...
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Radical Candor
Fully Revised and Updated Edition
Kim Scott - 2019-10-03 (first published in 2017)
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From the time we learn to speak, we’re told that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. While this advice may work for everyday life, it is, as Kim Scott has seen, a disaster when adopted by managers.Scott earned her stripes as a highly successful manager at Google and then decamped to Apple, where she developed a class ...
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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Greg McKeown - 2020-12-29 (first published in 2011)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - More than one million copies sold! Essentialism isn't about getting more done in less time. It's about getting only the right things done. Featuring the new Essentialism 21-Day Challenge - "A timely, essential read for anyone who feels overcommitted, overloaded, or overworked."--Adam Grant Have you ever: - found yourself...
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Ditch That Textbook
Free Your Teaching and Revolutionize Your Classroom
Matt Miller - 2015-04-13
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Are you ready for a change? You know potential exists for innovative, engaging, revolutionary education if you get the right ideas, right tools, and right people, all in the right order. If that sounds like you, then you're ready to DITCH old mindsets and methods and replace them with empowering, liberating ones. Author and teacher, Matt Miller sho...
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Essential Questions
Opening Doors to Student Understanding
Jay McTighe - 2013-03-27
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This book from the authors of Understanding by Design explores how to design and frame essential questions that prompt students to think deeply and create a more stimulating environment for learning....
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The Coaching Habit
Michael Bungay Stanier - 2016-02-29
Multiple Intelligences by Howard E. Gardner
The Roving Mind by Isaac Asimov
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
Disrupting Class by Clayton Christensen
The Element by Ken Robinson
Curriculum 21 by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
Five Minds for the Future by Howard Gardner
The Uses of the University by Clark Kerr