Schoolhouse Saturday-Week 6

So…sorry for my adoring fans (yes plural, because there are maybe two people that read this), that I’m late in putting up today’s post.

I wanted to make this list for myself and others about some great books out there that have to do with education issues and teaching…so here we go.

The Price of Privilege-In this controversial look at privileged families, Levine offers thoughtful, practical advice as she explodes one child-rearing myth after another. With empathy and candor, she identifies parenting practices that are toxic to healthy self-development and that have contributed to epidemic levels of depression, anxiety, and substance abuse in the most unlikely place — the affluent family.

Where You Go Isn’t Who You’ll Be-Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. That belief is wrong. It’s cruel. And in WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU’LL BE, Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes.

15 Books That Will Make You a Better Teacher

Thought this would be a good place to keep all these!

 

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