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Title: Wonder Author:  R. J. Palacio Rating: 5, This was a great read! It would be great for a classroom read to spark conversations about difference, disabilities, and acceptance of others. Favorite Line/Quote:  When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind. – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Idea Shift: One teacher gave students a precept each month. These

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Title: Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World Author:  Tony Wagner Rating: 5, The content is excellent [well researched and great concepts to ‘chew on’], but also love that QR codes in the print book and built-in for e-books offer supportive videos. Idea Shift:  The interviews with young innovators provided a “consistent link

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      I’m Still Here: Back Online After a Year Without the Internet by Paul Miller The Verge http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/1/4279674/im-still-here-back-online-after-a-year-without-the-internet My Rating:  4, It is very thought-provoking in this time in education where we are trying to find the right blend of technology and traditional. My Favorite Line/Quote:   “There’s a lot of “reality” in the virtual,

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      The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Sir Ken Robinson My Rating:  5: DEN Finger Worthy; GREAT reading. Once you start, it is hard to put down. My Favorite Line/Quote:   For most of us the problem isn’t that we aim too high and fail – it’s just the opposite – we aim

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It’s time for this week’s additions to the DEN Reads suggestions. Have you taken any suggestions? Which have been your favorites?   Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8 by Debbie Silver My Rating:    5: DEN Finger Worthy, This book is fun to read and has a great approach to learning strategies that target all sorts

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It’s almost Friday, and it’s time for an update to our professional reading suggestions from the DEN Community. We’d love to hear about any books from our lists that you’ve read this summer. Leave us a comment to share what you chose to read and what you thought!   The Mind of Boys by Michael

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It is time to break out those reading lists again and dust off your library cards. The DEN comes to the rescue with more great professional reading suggestions for your summer and beyond.  Check out some more great suggestions.   The Ten-Minute In Service By Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux DEN Rating: 4, I lead

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School’s almost through. Summer sun is beating down. It’s time to dust off those reading glasses and that favorite lawn chair. Check out these great professional suggestions from DEN members across America as you start that pile of books to tackle this summer. They are good ones!   The End of Molasses Classes: Getting Our

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Looking for ideas for summer reading? Want to start a professional book club in your area? Check out these excellent suggestions from DEN members from across the country.   Brain Rules John Medina 979777704 Rating: 4 I think this is a great book for teachers to read about how the brain works. Favorite line/quote:  Brain

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More excellent professional reading suggestions from our awesome DEN members!   Creating Innovators Tony Wagner 978-1-4516-1149-6 Rating: 5: DEN Finger Worthy In this book Tony Wagner provides a powerful rationale for developing an innovation-driven economy. He explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators. This

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