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Favorite Books and Podcasts in 2018


Favorite Books

  • Becoming by Michelle Obama

  • Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown

  • Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnland, and Ola Rosling

  • Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need by Margot Leitman

  • Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

  • The Moth Presents All These Wonders: True Stories About Facing the Unknown by Catherine Burns

  • The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

  • This is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life by David Foster Wallace

  • Yes, And: How Improvisation Reverses "No, But" Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration--Lessons from The Second City by Kelly Leonard


Favorite Books for Teaching Global Citizenship

  • Empowering All Students At Scale by Fernando M. Reimers

  • Empowering Students to Improve the World in Sixty Lessons Version 1.0 by Fernando M. Reimers

  • Intention: Critical Creativity in the Classroom by Amy Burvall and Dan Ryder

  • Twelve Lessons to Open Classrooms and Minds to the World by Fernando M. Reimers, Kristen Shannon, and Dr. Robert Adams Jr.

  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo


Favorite Podcasts

  • 99% Invisible - Roman Mars and the special on Articles of Interest

  • Business Schooled - Synchrony

  • Everything Is Alive - Radiotopia

  • Hidden Brain - NPR

  • How I Built This with Guy Raz - NPR

  • Revisionist History - Malcolm Gladwell/Pushkin

  • WorkLife with Adam Grant - TED


What were your favorites?




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