Join the Education Week Book Club

Thanks to Paul Marini for forwarding this information about this book discussion possibility.

 

The Education Week Teacher Book Club

Be one of the first to join the all-new Education Week Teacher Book Club.  The discussion begins July 12th, so check out the Book Backgrounder, and start your reading!

The Education Week Teacher Book Club is a destination for teacher-leaders and administrators to discover and discuss important books on hot-button education topics.  In our online forum discussions, members can engage directly with the author and with colleagues from across the world.

Our first featured book:

The Hardest Questions Aren’t on the Test: Lessons From an Innovative Urban School

by Linda F. Nathan (Beacon Press)

The Hardest Questions Aren’t on the Test delves into how high school principal Linda Nathan and her teaching colleagues have created a thriving learning culture at their diverse school by attending closely to students’ individual needs, setting high expectations, fostering creativity, and facing challenges with openness and honesty.  The school’s remarkable success has come, in large part, from asking the right questions of parents, students, and staff.  See what those questions are and how you might put them to use.

The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test

 

Joining the book club is easy and fun!  Here’s how:

 

1. Click to the new member page and complete the form.

2. Get your book and start reading.  If you need to order one, you can get it here.  Each time a new book is announced, 10 Teacher Book Club members will be randomly chosen to receive the book free.  The lucky winners for this time are Debbie Brewer, Dani de Jesus, Doug Havens, Mike M., Rita M., Teresa S., Janet McCarra, Sue P., Jenny Smalley, and Jared Ward. Congratulations! Your books are on the way.                                               

3. Check out our Book Backgrounder for information on the book and additional resources. It’s a great way to get started.

4. Discussion with the author will take place July 12-16. Discuss and debate the book with the author Linda Nathan and book club colleagues on our site.

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