Wouldn't you love to see what is on the nightstands of your literacy gurus right now? We'd love to see what ours are engrossed in professionally or curled up with for enjoyment. We can't tell you what has captured the attention of our mentors, but we'll gladly let you see what has captured ours. Here are our current page-turners.
Gail is filling her soul with the poetry of Jason Reynolds and her mind with ideas on how we can develop a schoolwide culture of effective reading and writing across the curriculum. Her heart is zeroing in on ways we can create extraordinary moments in our life and work.
For Every One by Jason Reynolds
The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Allison is focused on things that will help her teach and reach every student, maximizing their learning and school experience.
Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom by Thomas Armstrong
TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris Anderson
HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader by Timothy Kanold
Discipline with Dignity: How to Build Responsibility, Relationships, and Respect in Your Classroom Richard L. Curwin, Allen N. Mendler, and Brian D. Mendler
Lori is balancing her time between reading, writing, Colby Sharp’s fascinating project, and two books for kids that she is adding to her “must own” list.
Poem Central: Word Journeys with Readers and Writers by Shirley McPhillips
The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection edited by Colby Sharp
Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate