Faculty Reads

Summer 2017 Faculty Reads

Marie Reed

 Students at the Center (Kalich and Zmuda)

Lisa Keeler

An Ethic of Excellence* (Berger)

Laura Robertson

The Progressive Legacy* (Stone)

Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning (Brown, Roediger, McDaniel)

The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools * (Zimmerman and Robertson)

Blake Ware

David and Goliath (Malcolm Gladwell)

Erica Roth

Blind Spot * (Banaji and Greenwald)

Bob Troy

Hillbilly Elegy (JD Vance)

Brian Gulotta

Team of Rivals (Goodwin)

Beth Miller

The New American High School (Sizer)

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain (Hammond)

Vais Recommended

The Craving Mind (Brewer) 

Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms (Walker)

Sara Kronstain and K6 Math Department

Mathematical Mindsets 

David Lourie

The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies (Page)

Understanding the Digital Generation: Teaching and Learning in the New Digital Landscape,) Jukes, McCain & Crockett)

Lindsay Rubin

The Innovators Mindset” (Couros)

Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era (Wagner)

Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children – (Hansom)

Preschool Faculty

The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups* (Christakis)

Jordan Taylor

Radical Technologies (Greenfield)

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age (Turtle)

Kayla Carter

Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder (Louv)


Kim Cox

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion (Haidt)

Megan Grant

Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading (Vinton)

Feedback that Moves Writers Forward  (McGee)(

UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World  ( Borba)