Recommended Reading on Inspiration

  • ٳ. Lessons Learned:  Shaping Relationships and the Culture of the Workplace, Corwin Press, 2003.
  • Bell, ed. We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change with Myles Horton and Paulo Freire, Temple University Press, 1990.
  • 䲹ܲԲ. The Complete Apples & Chalkdust:  Inspirational Stories and Encouragement for Teachers, River Oak, 2002.
  • Cummins. Proceed with Passion: Engaging Students in Meaningful Education, Red Hen Press, 2004.
  • Cusick. A Passion for Learning: The Education of Seven Eminent Americans, Teachers College Press, 2005.
  • Davis. Framing Education As Art, Teachers College Press, 2005.
  • Esquith. Lighting Their Fires: Raising Extraordinary Children in a Mixed-up, Muddled-up, Shook-up World, Viking Press, 2009.
  • Esquith. Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire, Viking Press, 2007.
  • Esquith. There Are No Shortcuts, Anchor Press, 2004.
  • Freire. Education for Critical Consciousness, Seabury Press, 1973.
  • Freire. Pedagogy of the Hearts, Continuum Publishing, 1997.
  • Freire. Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Seabury Press, 1970.
  • Freire. Teachers as Cultural Workers: Letters to Those Who Dare Teach,, Westview Press, 1998.
  • . The Passionate Teacher: A Practical Guide (2nd Ed.), Beacon Press, 2001. (2 copies)
  • ҲDz. Dewey and Eros: Wisdom and Desire in the Art of Teaching, Teachers College Press, 1997.
  • Goodlad. Access to Knowledge: An Agenda for our Nation’s Schools, The College Board, 1990.
  • Goodlad. A Place Called School: Prospects for the Future, McGraw-Hill, 1984.
  • Goodlad. Educational Renewal: Better Teachers, Better Schools, Jossey-Bass, 1994.
  • Goodlad. The Ecology of School Renewal, National Society for the Study of Education, 1987.
  • Ұ. The Energy to Teach, Heinemann, 2001. (2 copies)
  • Howe. 1001 Smartest Things Teachers Ever Said, Lyons Press, 2010.
  • Intrator & Scribner.  Leading from Within:  Poetry that Sustains the Courage to Lead, Jossey-Bass, 2007.
  • Intrator & Scribner.  Teaching with Fire:  Poetry that Sustains the Courage to Teach, Jossey-Bass, 2003.
  • Գٰٴǰ. Stories of the Courage to Teaching:  Honoring the Teacher’s Heart, Jossey-Bass, 2002
  • 𱹾Ա. A Passion for Teaching, ASCD, 1999.
  • ѱԻ. When the Going Gets Tough: Smart Ways to Reclaim Your Game, ASCD, 2012.
  • ʲ. The Courage to Teach:  Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life, Jossey-Bass, 1998.
  • Pink. Drive: The Surprising Truth ɫӰ What Motivates Us, Riverhead Books, 2009.
  • 𲹱. The Animal School, Crystal Springs Books, 1999.
  • Reynolds, ed. Imagine It Better: Visions of What School Might Be, Heinemann, 2014.
  • Robinson. The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, Viking, 2009.
  • Rose. Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America, Penguin Books, 1995.
  • Rose. Why School, Penguin Books, 2009.
  • . I Remember My Teacher:  365 Reminiscences of the Teachers Who Changed Our Lives, Andrews McMeel Publishing 2001.
  • ܱ. The Wisdom of Practice:  Essays on Teaching, Learning, and Learning to Teach, Jossey-Bass, 2004.
  • Thorne-Thomsen. The Huntington for Kids, Huntington Library Press, 2008.


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