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


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!


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!

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