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Welcome to my book shelf. Each of these books has informed my philosophy of school leadership and contributed to my knowledge of teaching and learning. Please stop by if you would like to borrow one or if you have any reading recommendations.


Books That Made Me Smarter
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
A Whole New Mind: Why Right-brainers will Rule the Future
by Daniel Pink
by Carl Sagan
Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns
by Clayton Christensen
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side of Everything
by Steven Levit & Stephen Dubner
Good to Great
by Jim Collins
Naked Economics
by Charles Wheelan
Sixteen Trends: Implications for Students, Education, Communities, and the Whole of Society
by Gary Marx
Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
by Daniel Goleman
The World is Flat
by Thomas Friedman
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
by Stephen Ambrose
Teaching and Learning
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A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching
by Robert Marzano
Becoming a Great High School: 6 Strategies and 1 Attitude That Make a Difference
by Tim Westerberg
Begin Write: An Instructional Method for Teaching Manuscript and Cursive Handwriting
by Penelope Cypress & Rachel Knight
Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement
by Robert Marzano
Classroom Assessment and Grading that Work
by Robert Marzano
Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement
by Robert Marzano
Classroom Management that Works: Reasearch-Based Strategies for Every Teacher
by Robert Marzano
EdSpeak: a glossary of education terms, phrases, buzzwords, and jargon
by Diane Ravitch
Executive Function in Education: from Theory to Practice
by Lynn Meltzer
Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping
by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
Making Standards Useful in the Classroom
by Robert Marzano & Mark Haystead
Mosaic of Thought
by Ellin Oliver Keene & Susan Zimmerman
Never Work Harder Than Your Students & Other Principles of Great Teaching
by Robyn Jackson
Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction K-3
by Sharon Vaughn & Sylvia Linan-Thompson
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning
by Judy Willis
Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement
by Steohanie Harvey & Anne Goudvis
Teaching Basic and Advanced Vocabulary
by Robert Marzano
Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age: Universal Design for Learning
by David Rose & Anne Meyer
Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom
by Susan Winebrenner
The Art and Science of Teaching
by Robert Marzano
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners
by Carol Ann Tomlinson
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners
by Carol Ann Tomlinson
The First Days of School: How to be an Effective Teacher
by Harry Wong
The Universally Designed Classroom: Accessible Curriculum and Digital Technologies
by David Rose
Transforming Classroom Grading
by Robert Marzano
Understanding by Design
by Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe
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Learning by Doing
by Richard DuFour
On Common Ground
by Richard DuFour
Professional Learning Communities at Work
by Richard Dufour
Whatever it Takes
by Richard DuFour
Educational Leadership
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Data Analysis for Comprehensive Schoolwide Improvement
by Victoria Bernhardt
District Leadership that Works
by Robert Marzano & Timothy Waters
Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and Learning
by Mike Schmoker
School Leadership that Works
by Robert Marzano, Timothy Waters, & Brian McNulty
Strengthening the Heartbeat: Leading and Learning Together in Schools
by Thomas Sergiovanni
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
by Stephen Covey
The Art of School Leadership
by Thomas Hoerr
The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning
by Carol Ann Tomlinson
The New Principal's Fieldbook: Strategies for Success
by Pam Robbins & Harvey Alvy
The One Minute Manager
by Kenneth Blanchard & Spencer Johnson
The Principal as Assessment Leader
by Thomas Guskey
The Principal fro the Black Lagoon
by Mike Thaler & Jared Lee
The Results Fieldbook: Practical Strategies from Dramatically Improved Schools
by Mike Schmoker
The Three-Minute Classroom Walk-Through
by Downey, Steffy, English, Frase & Poston
What Great Principals Do Differently
by Todd Whitaker
What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action
by Robert Marzano

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