Dec 04, 2019

Grant Wood AEA Professional Library.pngNew Professional Books

Just in time for the holidays! Treat yourself to an adult read, recharge with inspirational writing and information, or add new ideas to your teacher toolbox with our new professional titles! 

Below are a few of our new books for educators. Contact Dianna Geers, GWAEA media specialist, @dianna_geers, for additional information or to suggest items for purchase.

Dare to Lead
Dare to lead: Brave work, tough conversations, whole hearts
This is a guide for developing brave leaders and courageous cultures. Daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are 100 percent teachable. It's learning and practice that requires brave work, tough conversations, and showing up with our whole hearts.



Not This, But That

Not This, But That (links to each book in the series)
This series of professional books examines some less effective practices that may still exist in classrooms and offers alternative research-based approaches that will better meet student learning needs. Each book contains content from experts in research as well as in practice and topics range from reading instruction to time management to homework and more.



Personal And Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences That Impact A Lifetime examines current research on creating learning environments in which students thrive. From building relationships, a culture for learning, personal and authentic experiences, and valuing students’ individual stories, this book covers how these practices create learning that is learner-centered by design.




Teach Boldly: Using Edtech For Social Good, from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), is a guide for educators ready to activate positive change in teaching and learning through innovative practices, meaningful use of technology and global collaboration.


Thrive: How Schools Will Win The Education Revolution looks at how schools can best help learners learn for survival, but also how to systemically help learners thrive in a competitive world.



Transforming Young Adult Services is an updated look on libraries, librarians and programs serving middle and high school aged learners.  How are we able to capitalize on resources available to transform what we offer for our adolescents?