Recommended Reading

Here are some books to help get you started.

 

Education Philosophy

Free to Learn by psychologist Peter Gray, a proponent of learning through play

Home Grown by writer Ben Hewitt, a naturalist, farmer and homeschooling parent

Mindset by psychologist Carol Dweck, a proponent of “growth” mindset

 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn, Essays about teaching collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity, also known as the 4 C’s of 21st century skills. Check out the website of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills  and their list of skills for success in the 21st century.

 

Reading Strategies

Strategies That Work by Harvey and Goudvis

 

Writing

Writer’s Notebook A book on teaching writing by Aimee Buckner

 

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