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The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat
by Dr. Suess (2 – 6 years)

Have a ball with Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat in this classic picture book… but don’t forget to clean up your mess!

Make It Stick

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, & Mark A. McDaniel

Highlighting, rereading, and single-minded repetition of new skills create the illusion of mastery, but gains fade quickly. More complex and durable learning comes from self-testing, waiting to re-study new material until a little forgetting has set in, and interleaving the practice of one skill or topic with another. Make It Stick will appeal to all those interested bettering their education.

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain
by Zaretta L. Hammond

To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms must optimize student engagement. Many teachers have struggled to implement culturally responsive instruction―until now.

Educated

Educated: A Memoir
by Tara Westover

An unforgettable memoir about a young woman, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

Free to Learn

Free to Learn by Peter Gray

A brave, counterintuitive proposal for freeing children from the shackles of the curiosity-killing institution we call school. Free to Learn suggests that it’s time to stop asking what’s wrong with our children, and start asking what’s wrong with the system, sharing ways we can promote children’s happiness and learning.

The Smartest Kids in the World

The Smartest Kids in the World by Amanda Ripley

In a handful of nations, virtually all children are learning to make complex arguments and solve problems they’ve never seen before. They are learning to think and to thrive in the modern economy.

Frederick Douglass: The Power Of Education

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