My 200+ Book Summaries – My Favorites Are Followed by the Entire List – Updated 12/24/2021

Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science, It’s Way More Complex: What’s Wrong With Education and How to Fix Some of It by Doug Green

Uncommon Sense Teaching: Practical Insights in Brain Science to Help Students Learn by Oakley, Rogowsky, and Sejnowski

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know by Adam Grant

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova

Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students’ Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching by Jo Boaler

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens by Benedict Carey

Test-and-Punish: How the Texas Education Model Gave America Accountability Without Equity by John Kuhn

Flip Your Classroom by Jonathan Bergmann and Arron Sams

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

The Myths of Standardized Testing: Why They Don’t Tell You What You Think They Do by Phillip Harris, Bruce Smith, & Joan Harris

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World by Yong Zhao

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life by William Deresiewicz

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson

Better Than College by Blake Boles

QUIET: The Power of Introverts In a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Finnish: Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland by Pasi Sahlberg

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink

Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Arum & Roksa

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