Monthly Archives: January 2016

Recommended Reading – Educational Leadership

Title Author Publisher Publication Date
Cases in Educational Administration Katherine K. Merseth Pearson 1/17/1997
Distributed Leadership in Practice James P. Spillane Teachers College Press 8/1/2007
Every Child, Every Classroom, Every Day: School Leaders Who Are Making Equity a Reality Robert S. Peterkin Jossey-Bass 4/26/2011
Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization Robert Kegan Harvard Business Review Press 1/13/2009
Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership Lee G. Bolman Jossey-Bass 4/7/1997
The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership Jossey-Bass 2000-04
The Moral Imperative of School Leadership Michael Fullan Corwin 3/12/2003

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Recommended Reading – Introduction to Teaching

Title Author Publisher Publication Date
Guide My Feet: Prayers and Meditations for Our Children Marian Wright Edelman Harper Perennial 9/19/2000
Teaching for Success: Developing Your Teacher Identity in Today’s Classroom Brad Olsen Routledge 8/3/2010
Teaching: Making Sense of an Uncertain Craft Joseph P. McDonald Teachers College Press 3/1/1992
The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think In Action Donald A. Schon Basic Books 9/23/1984
The Unauthorized Teacher’s Survival Guide Clyde Bryan Jist Works 1995-03

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Recommended Reading – Assessment and Curriculum Design

Title Author Publisher Publication Date
A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Abridged Edition Merlin C. Wittrock Pearson 12/29/2000
Assessing Student Learning: From Grading to Understanding (Series on School Reform) Teachers College Press 7/25/1998
Curriculum and Aims, Fifth Edition Frances Schoonmaker Teachers College Press 6/1/2009
Experience and Education John Dewey Scribner Paper Fiction 2/1/1963
Looking Together at Student Work: A Companion Guide to Assessing Student Learning Barbara Schieffelin Powell Teachers College Press 3/1/1999
Understanding by Design Jay McTighe Prentice Hall 12/28/2001

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Recommended Reading – Classroom Management – Elementary

Title Author Publisher Publication Date
Classroom Management In Photographs Maria L. Chang Teaching Resources 6/1/2004
Classroom Spaces That Work Marlynn K. Clayton Center for Responsive Schools, Inc. 1/1/2001
Every Teacher’s Guide to Classroom Management Grade Level K-6 Creative Teaching Press
Mr. Lowe: Cartoons from the Classroom Mark Pett Cottonwood Pr 2/27/2002
The First Days Of School – How To Be An Effective Teacher Rosemary T. Wong Harry K Wong Publications 1998
The First Six Weeks of School (Strategies for Teachers) Roxann Kriete Center for Responsive Schools, Inc. 5/1/2000

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Recommended Reading – Teaching Learners with Special Needs in the General Elementary Classroom

Title Author Publisher Publication Date
How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, 2nd Edition (Professional Development) Carol Ann Tomlinson Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development 2001
How to Reach and Teach ADD/ADHD Children: Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions for Helping Children with Attention Problems and Hyperactivity (J-B Ed: Reach and Teach) Sandra F. Rief Jossey-Bass 1/1/1993
Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom Thomas Armstrong Assn for Supervision & Curriculum 1/1/1994
New Directions in Special Education: Eliminating Ableism in Policy and Practice Thomas Hehir Harvard Education Press November 1, 2005
RTI from All Sides: What Every Teacher Needs to Know Mary Howard Heinemann April 20, 2009
Schooling Homeless Children: A Working Model for America’s Public Schools Sharon Quint Teachers College Press 9/1/1994
Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Meet the Academic Needs of the Gifted and Talented (Revised and Updated Edition) Susan Winebrenner Free Spirit Publishing 11/1/2001
The Grieving Student: A Teacher’s Guide Marcia Quackenbush Brookes Publishing 8/23/2010

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Recommended Reading – Large-Scale School Reform

Title Author Publisher Publication Date
A Nation Reformed?: American Education 20 Years After A Nation at Risk David T Gordon Harvard Education Press 1/1/2003
Changing Urban Education (Studies in Government and Public Policy) Clarence N. Stone Univ Pr of Kansas 9/1/1998
Curriculum, Community, and Urban School Reform (Secondary Education in a Changing World) B. Franklin Palgrave Macmillan 3/17/2010
Horace’s Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School Theodore R. Sizer Mariner Books 9/23/2004
Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools Jonathan Kozol HarpPeren 6/12/1992
School Reform from the Inside Out: Policy, Practice, and Performance Richard F. Elmore Harvard Education Press 1/1/2004
The Good High School: Portraits of Character and Culture Sara Lawrence Lightfoot Basic Books 1983
The Jossey-Bass Reader on School Reform Jossey-Bass Publishers Jossey-Bass 2/5/2001
The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and “Tougher Standards” Alfie Kohn Mariner Books 9/5/2000
The Way Schools Work: A Sociological Analysis of Education (3rd Edition) Margaret LeCompte Longman/Addison Wesley 10/2/1998
Tinkering toward Utopia: A Century of Public School Reform Larry Cuban Harvard University Press 3/25/1997

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