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The 7 Laws of the Learner by Dr. Bruce Wilkinson

A fantastic book on practical ways to improve the way that you teach.
Accelerated Learning into the 21st Century by Colin Rose

Accelerated Learning into the 21st Century contains a simple but proven plan that delivers the one key skill that every working person, every parent and student must master, and every teacher should teach: it's learning how to learn. ISBN # 0440507790
Brain-Based Learning: The New Science of Teaching and Training by Eric P. Jensen

Customer Review - "I know from application of the knowledge in this book, the influential changes do produce positive results for students. In a world of "accountability" the tools of brain-based teaching will allow students and teachers a solution in 'leveling the field' for students in less fortunate environments."
ISBN # 1890460052

Brain-Based Learning: The New Paradigm of Teaching by Eric P. Jensen

Discover a learning approach tuned to the brain’s natural way of learning. These strategies help reduce discipline problems, overcome learning difficulties, and increase graduation rates.
  • ISBN:1412962560
  • ISBN-13:9781412962568

The Brain in Mind by Eric Jensen

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The Brain in Mind" balances the research and theory of the brain with successful tips and techniques for using that information in the classroom. ISBN # 0-87120-299-9

Book Cover Classroom Assessment Techniques by Thomas Angelo and K. Patricia Cross

This book is full of great ideas for both formative and summative assessments.
Creating Learning by Robert W. Lucas

Creative Learning is written by master trainer Bob Lucas, and offers a treasure trove of innovative and highly effective activities to simulate learning. The activities are tailor-made for trainers, presenters, and educators, and can be put to use in virtually any type of learning environment. Each activity offers a different approach to learning, but all are designed using a brain-based-learning approach that is proven to mentally or physically engage learners and enhance their learning experience.
Creating Minds by Howard Gardner

This book features an examination of creativity along with a look at seven figures who have reinvented this area - Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Grahm and Ghandi. A very interesting read.
Book Cover Educating for Character by Thomas Lickona

An excellent resources explaining the reasons behind the decline in moral values in America and practical examples of why and how we can begin to include lessons and activities relating to ethics, morals and values in our classrooms.
Educational Leadership Educational Leadership

Educational Leadershipis a perodical published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and is acknowledged throughout the world as an authoritative source of information about teaching and learning, new ideas and practices relevant to practicing educators, and the latest trends and issues affecting prekindergarten through higher education.

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Educational Leadership Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but untilEmotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our "two minds"—the rational and the emotional—and how they together shape our destiny.

Through vivid examples, Goleman delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is an entirely new way to talk about being smart.
Educational Leadership The Ethical Manager: A New Method for Business Ethics by Ronald M. Green

This case-oriented text applies insights in ethical theory to a variety of issues drawn from today's managerial experience. The carefully selected cases go beyond simply raising questions to theoretically exploring the nature of moral decision-making in management. The text employs the NORM (Neutral, Omnipartial Rule-Making) method to assess a series of complex issues. This new method for moral reasoning, based on the work of John Rawls and other recent philosophers, dramatically simplifies the handling of complex cases and enables students to make defensible, reasoned assessments of a broad range of current business practices.

Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

The most trusted resource on becoming a leader is now updated and revised for a new generation.

This leadership classic continues to be a bestseller after three editions and twenty years in print. It is the gold standard for research-based leadership, and the premier resource on becoming a leader. This new edition, with streamlined text, more international and business examples, and a graphic redesign, is more readable and accessible than ever before.

The Leadership Challenge, Fourth Edition, has been extensively updated with the latest research and case studies, and offers inspiring new stories of real people achieving extraordinary results. The authors' central theme remains the same and is more relevant today than ever: "Leadership is Everyone's Business." Their "five practices" and "ten commitments" have been proven by hundreds of thousands of dedicated, successful leaders. This edition, with almost one-third new material, emphasizes the global community and refocuses on business leaders.

Book Cover Mastery Teaching by Madeline Hunter

An excellent manual with loads of practical tips for helping students develop mastery of both content and skills.
Motivating Students Motivating Students Who Don't Care by Allen N. Mendler

Motivating Students Who Don't Care is a comprehensive and practical guide for reconnecting with discouraged students and reawakening their excitement and enthusiasm for learning.

The Next America: Boomers, Millenials, and the Looming Generational Showdown by Paul Taylor

Drawing on Pew Research Center’s extensive archive of public opinion surveys and demographic data, The Next America is a rich portrait of where we are as a nation and where we’re headed—toward a future marked by the most striking social, racial, and economic shifts the country has seen in a century.
ISBN# 978-1610393508

On Combat by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Following his best selling, Pulitzer Prize nominated book On Killing, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, with Loren W. Christensen, present On Combat, a ground-breaking examination of what it takes to perform, cope and survive in the toxicity of deadly combat as a soldier in a foreign land, and a police officer in the mean streets of urban America.


Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning  by Judy Willis, M.D.

Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning is the first book for educators written by an author who is both a neurologist and a classroom teacher. Dr. Willis used her neurology expertise to examine the past two decades of learning-centered brain research. Using her background and experience as a clinical neurologist and neuroscience researcher, she sifted through the abundance of neuroimaging and brain mapping information. She assessed what information was both valid and relevant to education. She then employed her training and experience as a classroom teacher to provide strategies for implementing the best of this research in the classroom. She brings this knowledge to life in a comprehensive and accessible style.

ISBN # 1416603700

Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head by Carla Hannaford

Concerned with the neural basis of learning and educational kinesiology, this text is a synthesis of knowledge of the neurosciences and how bodily movement, emotional expression, nutrition and the social and physical environment influence learning.
ISBN # 0915556278

Motivating Students

Social Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

InSocial Intelligence, Daniel Goleman explores an emerging new science with startling implications for our interpersonal world. Its most fundamental discovery: we are designed for sociability, constantly engaged in a “neural ballet” that connects us brain to brain with those around us.

 

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