Here are the top books in education for 2008-2009 based on reader reviews and the thought-provoking or intriguing topics.
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality by Charles Murray
Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns by Clayton Christensen, Curtis W. Johnson, and Michael B. Horn
The Obama Education Plan: An Education Week Guide by Education Week
Grown up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing Your World by Don Tapscott
Work Hard. Be Nice.: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America by Jay Mathews
Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them by Ross W Greene
Why Don’t Students Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom by Daniel T. Willingham
The Leader in Me: How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time by Stephen R. Covey
Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina
For more good reads check out Top Education Books of 2007 by the American School Board Journal
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