Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Wow, that sounds extremely corny, so I’ll explain. Four years ago, in the spring of 2008 I was accepted into Arizona State University’s doctoral program in leadership and innovation. I graduated last spring, however I was not finished. During my doctorate coursework, I began taking classes to fulfill the requirements for a principal certification. Well today, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 – I submit my last paper, take my last quiz, and upload my last signature assignment into TK20. Done!
Now what to do with all that extra time?? Read…
As I look around my house I notice piles of books. Some of the piles are from coursework, some are from professional development and others are simply books I had to have and have had no time to read.
Here is my Book Bucket List:
Your Brain at Work – David Rock
Five Minds for the Future – Howard Gardner
The Adaptive School – Bob Garmston & Bruce Wellman
Creating the Opportunity to Learn – A. Wade Boykin & Pedro Noguera
Drive & A Whole New Mind – Daniel Pink
The Global Achievement Gap – Tony Wagner
Switch – Chip & Dan Heath
Whatever it Takes – Paul Tough
So Much Reform So Little Change – Charles Payne
Catching up or Leading the Way – Yong Zhao
Emotional Intelligence & Social Intelligence – Daniel Goleman
What books are on your list?
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