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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

What did the faculty read this summer


Here Are Books That Our Faculty Members Read This Summer


SOCIAL: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect-  Matthew D. Lieberman
http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/why_are_we_so_wired_to_connect


Talent is Overrated-  Geoff Colvin
http://geoffcolvin.com/books/talent-is-overrated/

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World-  Cal Newport
http://calnewport.com/books/deep-work/

Closing of the American Mind-  Allan Bloom
http://www.weeklystandard.com/the-book-that-drove-them-crazy/article/634905

Quiet-  Susan Cain
http://www.quietrev.com/susan-cain-quiet-podcast/




How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character-  Paul Tough
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/books/review/how-children-succeed-by-paul-tough.html

Beyond Measure- Vicki Abeles
http://beyondmeasurefilm.com/beyond-measure-book/
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/beyond-measure-revolution-starts-now-mark-phillips

The Pressured Child-  Michael Thompson
http://michaelthompson-phd.com/books/the-pressured-child/

Where You Go Is Not Who Uphill Be-  Frank Bruni
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/23/books/review-in-where-you-go-is-not-who-youll-be-frank-bruni-examines-college-admissions-mania.html

Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning- Peter Brown
http://makeitstick.net