Reading List

Relevant education-related readings. Each category in no particular order.

What I’ve read recently

  • Excellence and Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student (Eds. Pedro Noguera and Alan Blankstein with Lorena Kelly)
  • Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
  • Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson)
  • For White People Who Teach in the Hood . . . and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy in Urban Education (Christopher Emdin)
  • Mathematical Mindsets (Jo Boaler)
  • The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way (Amanda Ripley)

Books/readings I recommend

  • Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (Peggy McIntosh)
  • The Death and Life of the Great American School System (Diane Ravitch)
  • Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School (Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan)
  • Kids First (David Kirp)
  • Leading for Equity: The Pursuit of Excellence in Montgomery County Public Schools (Stacey M. Childress, Denis P. Doyle, David A. Thomas)
  • The Trouble With Black Boys . . . And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education (Pedro A. Noguera)

Books/readings on my list (not yet read)

  • Beyond Measure (Vicky Abeles)
  • This is Not a Test (Jose Luis Vilson)
  • Finnish Lessons (Paasi Stahlberg)
  • Mindset (Carol Dweck)
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and in Business (Charles Duhigg)