Select a book or viewing channel and indicate your choice by completing the 2018 Summer Learning form. Please declare your choice no later than April 20, 2018.

As you read and reflect, you are invited to add your sentence, phrase, and word in the comment section below. (Please be sure to include the title of the book in your comment.)  Please contribute your sentence, phrase, and word for the TED Talks on the Voices of Diversity blog page.  (Please be sure to include the name of the TED talk in your comment.) 

4 thoughts on “2018 Summer Learning

  1. The Culture Code by @DanielCoyle – Introduction:

    “Culture is a set of living relationships working toward a shared goal.” [xx] 
    "Culture... not something you are...something you do." [xx]
     interaction [xvii]
  2. Big Potential by Shawn Achor – Chapter 1: The Power of Hidden Connections

    The more you help other people find their light, the brighter you both shine." [18]
    "...becoming a 'positive node'... helping those around you...helping the group get better... [17]
    interconnected [23]
  3. Thomas Benefield

    The Power of Moments – “If you knew you could make a positive difference in someone’s life – that you could create a memory for them that would last for years – and it would take only a trivial amount of time on your part, would you do it?” page 158

    Our group decided that this quotation summed up the point of this book and it especially spoke to us as educators. All of us loved how much this book applied to our teaching and personal lives. Several of us mentioned how we highlighted more and took more notes from this book than we have from any other that we have read.

  4. Julianne Schaaf

    Heart by Timothy Kanold

    Chapter 3, What’s Love Got to Do With It?

    Brene Brown on wholehearted living …”Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid, but that doesn’t change the truth that I am also brave and worthy of love and belonging.” (20)

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