Professional Books

Here are some professional books that have helped me learn and lead:

  • Leading for Instructional Improvement: How Successful Leaders Develop Teaching and Learning Expertise by Stephen Fink and Anneke Markholt
  • mindset by Carol Dweck
  • Instructional Rounds in Education: A Network Approach to Improving Teaching & Learning by Elizabeth A City, Richard F Elmore, Sarah E Fiarman, and Lee Teitel
  • Learning by Doing: A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work by DuFour, DuFour, Eaker and Many
  • Strategies That Work by Stephanie Harvey
  • Comprehension Going Forward: Where we are/ What’s next edited by Harvey “Smokey” Daniels with chapters by various others (including S. Harvey, D. Miller, A. Goudvis, C. Tovani, H. Daniels)
  • Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • Better Conversations by Jim Knight
  • The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander & Benjamin Zander
  • Leading Every Day: 124 Actions for Effective Leadership by Joyce Kaser, Susan Mundry, Katherine E. Stiles, and Susan Loucks-Horsley
  • Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement by Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth & Christopher Lehman
  • The Principal by Michael Fullan
  • The Art of Coaching by Elena Aguilar (which I reference here  and often on this blog!).

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