May 18, 2022

Will’s Suggested Reading List

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Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation by Jean Lave & Etienne Wenger – Boring, but essential

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Thinking in Jazz : The Infinite Art of Improvisation by Paul Berliner – Learning on the bandstand

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Changing Lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the Transformative Power of Music by Tricia Tunstall – Hang in through the first few fanboy chapters for one of the best books I’ve ever read about teaching and learning.

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The Long Haul: An Autobiography by Myles Horton and Herbert Kohl – Social and political activism learned for generations in an informal learning environment (students include Rosa Parks)

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Comedian – You can learn more about learning from this film than almost any book.

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Extra credit:

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Emile: Or On Education by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Experience and Education by John Dewey

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To Understand is to Invent by Jean Piaget

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The Open Classroom: A Practical Guide to a New Way of Teaching by Herbert Kohl

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Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood by A.S. Neill