It’s finally summer! Time to take a well-deserved break….or start thinking about next school year. 😉
Here at Inflexion we’ve all been making our summer reading lists, and came across a few books we wanted to share:
When you want to read something that makes you feel really old.
Generation Z Goes to College by Corey Seemiller & Meghan Grace
When you need a reminder that knowledge is indeed power.
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
When you want to explore the challenges black girls face in our schools.
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W Morris
When you want to grow your understanding of trauma (and how to support your students who are experiencing it).
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D
When you are wondering “Haven’t we already gone over this??”
The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession by Dana Goldstein
When you need a reminder about why culture matters.
Culturize by Jimmy Casas
When you just need a GREAT spy novel that also happens to have emotional depth and humor.
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
When you want to empower and cultivate feminism in your students.
Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
When you and/or your students don’t think of yourselves as a “math person”.
Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students Potential Through Creative Math Inspiring Messages & Innovative Teaching by Jo Boaler
When you want to learn from other innovative 21st century educators.
Empower by John Spencer and A.J. Juliani
When you want to take some risks and embrace change.
Future Driven: Will Your Students Thrive in an Unpredictable World? by David Geurin