“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.” By Will Rogers

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Reading is not just important for our students but for everyone. Here is a quick article about why reading is important: ‘8 Reasons Why Reading is So Important‘. As the school year is winding down, I like to create a summer reading list because it is important to always work on your craft. This is my education summer 2014 list:

The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller &  Jay Papasan 

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don’t Leave by Barnett Berry

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath by Dan Heath

Relationships + Rules + Routines = Results by Philip Vincent and Doug Grove 

Influencer: The Power to Change Anything  by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

I would love to know what books you are planning to read this summer!

 
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Comments on: "My Education Summer Reads" (2)

  1. Wow! That’s a lot of books to read in such a short amount of time! The top 2 books on my summer to read list are: Teach Like A Pirate by Dave Burgess and Classroom Habitudes by Angela Maiers. Thanks for sharing your list!

  2. […] Education Summer Reads (for teachers)- Jill Thompson […]

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