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As educators, we are living in unprecedented times. The closing of schools throughout the United States has forced us, ready or not, to alternative ways of teaching and learning. We[...]

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Cohen, David K. Teaching and Its Predicaments. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011). Teaching and Its Predicaments Educator David Cohen offers a compelling framework for thinking about the nature of[...]

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Nicholas A. Christakis. Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society.  New York: Little, Brown, Spark, 2019. The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society Nicholas Christakis is a physician and[...]

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When you hear the term "Scholar-Practitioner" what thoughts come to mind? Do you see yourself as a Scholar-Practitioner? Is this a professional identity you value? What adjectives do you associate[...]

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Duckworth, Angela. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. (New York: Scribner, 2016). Grit Intrigued by the question of why some individuals excel and others fail to reach their potential,[...]

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Kendi, Ibram X. How to Be an Antiracist. (New York: One World, 2019). How to Be an Antiracist In this thought-provoking book, Kendi holds a mirror up to racism, seeing[...]

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Educators generally agree that active learning is more desirable than passive learning. This Short Read provides a framework within which to consider various forms of active learning.

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Logsdon, Marjorie Barrett. A Pedagogy of Authority. (Pittsburgh: Learning Moments Press, 2017). A Pedagogy of Authority Marjorie Logsdon, a dedicated teacher of high school English literature and composition, explores the[...]

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Palmer, Parker J. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of A Teacher’s Life. (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998). The Courage to Teach Parker Palmer’s now classic work, The Courage to Teach, offers deeply[...]

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Schwartz, Barry & Sharpe, Kenneth. Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing. (New York: Riverhead Books, 2010). Practical Wisdom Schwartz and Sharpe offer an insightful analysis of[...]

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Taleb, Nassim Nicholas. Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder. (New York: Random House, 2012). Anatifragile This is not a particularly easy book to read, but contains a number of interesting[...]

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Tough, Paul. Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. Helping Children Succeed In this follow-up to his New York Times bestseller, How Children Succeed, journalist[...]

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Llewellyn, Marilyn J. Spirituality and Pedagogy. (Pittsburgh: Learning Moments Press, 2017). Spirituality and Pedagogy Those who have been drawn to teaching by a desire to make a difference in children’s[...]

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