Supporting Research

The Search for Answers: Under what conditions do we choose to meet a learning goal? What motivates us to put forth the energy to perform academic tasks? How do we learn best? In other words, what POWERS engagement in the deepest of learning activities?


 


Books, Journals


Amen, Daniel. (1998). Change Your Brain, Change Your Life.  New York: Three Rivers Press.

Amen, Daniel. (2008). Magnificent Mind At Any Age. New York:  Harmony Books.
 
Blackburn, Barbara R. (2005). Classroom Motivation from A to Z: How to Engage Your Students in Learning. New York:  Eye on Education.
 
Blackwell, Lisa S. and Columbia University with Kali H. Trzesniewski and Carol Sorich Dweck. Stanford University."Implicit Theories of Intelligence Predict Achievement Across an Adolescent Transition: A Longitudinal Study and an Intervention." Child Development, January/February 2007, Volume 78, Number 1, Pages 246 – 263.
 
Boudett, K.P., E.A. City, & R. J. Murnane (Eds.) (2005). Datawise:  A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning.  MA: Harvard Education Press.
 
Bronson, P., & Merryman, A. (2009).  NurtureShock:  New Thinking About Children. New York:  Twelve.
 
Buckingham, M., & Clifton, D. (2001).  Now, Discover Your Strengths.  New York:  The Free Press.
 
Cain, Susan. (2013). QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.  New York:  Broadway Paperbacks.
 
Clark, Ron. (2004).  The Excellent 11:  Qualities Teachers and Parents Use to Motivate, Inspire and Educate Children. New York:  Hyperion.
 
Clark, Ron. (2004).  The Essential 55:  Educator's Rules for Discovering the Successful Student in Every Child. New York:  Hyperion.
 
Christensen, Clayton M., Michael B. Horn, & Curtis W. Johnson. (2008).  Disrupting Class:  How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. New York:  McGraw Hill.
 
Codell, Esme' Raji. (1999). Educating Esme'. Chapel Hill: Algonquin.
 
Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning with additional material from the Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice. (2004) How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition. National Academy of Sciences. 
 
Cunningham, Patricia M. & Allington, Richard L. (1999).  Classrooms That Work: They Can All Read and Write. New York: Longman.
 
Didato, Salvatore V. (2003). The Big Book of Personality Tests. New York:  Tess Press.
 
Erickson, Lynn H. (2008). Stirring the Head, Heart, and Soul. California: Corwin Press.
 
Franklin, Jentezen. (2008).  Believe That You Can. Florida: Charisma House.
 
Gawande, Atul. (2010). The Checklist Manifesto:  How to Get Things Right. 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.:  Picadur.
 
Hattie, John. (2012). Visible Learning for Teachers:  Maximizing Impact on Learning. London and New York: Routledge.
 
Hattie, John, & Eric Anderman. (2013). International Guide to Student Achievement. London and New York: Routledge.
 
Heath, Chip & Death, Dan. (2007). Made to Stick:  Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. New York:  Random House.
 
Jensen, Eric. (1998). Teaching With the Brain in Mind. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
 
Jensen, Eric. (1998). Trainer's Bonanza:  Over 1000 Fabulous Tips & Tools. California: The Brain Store.
 
Jung, Carl G. (1971). Psychological Types. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
 
Kagan, Spencer. (2000). Silly Sports & Goofy Games:  Over 200 Brain Breaks, Energizers, Teambuilders, Classbuilders, & Challenges. California: Kagan Publishing.
 
Kovalik, Susan and Olsen, Karen D. (2001) Exceeding Expectations: A User's Guide to
Implementing Brain Research in the Classroom. Covington, WA: Books for Educators, Inc.
 
Keirsey, David & Marilyn Bates. (1984). Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Type. California: Prometheus Nemesis Book Co.
 
Kovalik,Susan J. & Olsen, Karen D. (2005). Exceeding Expectations: A User's Guide to Implementing Brain Research in the Classroom.  WA: Books for Educators, Inc.
 
Krashen, S. (1982). Principles and practice in second language acquisition. Oxford, England: Pergamon Press.
 
Krashen, S. (1985). The input hypothesis: Issues and implications. London: Longman.
 
Levine, Mel. (2005). Ready or Not, Here Life Comes. New York: Simon & Schuster.
 
Levine, Mel. (2002). A Mind At a Time:  How Every Child Can Succeed. New York: Simon & Schuster.
 
Marshall, Marvin. (2002). Discipline Without Stress, Punishment or Reward: How Teachers and Parents Promote Responsibility and Learning. California: Piper Press.
 
Marzano, Robert J. (2007). The Art and Science of Teaching. Virginia: ASCD.
 
Marzano, Robert J., Pickering, Debra J., & Pollock, Jane. (2001). Classroom Instruction That Works  Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Achievement. Virginia: ASCD.
 
Marzano, Robert J., Pickering, Debra J., & Pollock, Jane. (2001). HANDBOOK for Classroom Instruction That Works  Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Achievement. Virginia: ASCD.
 
Marzano, Robert J., Pickering, Debra J. (2005). Building Academic Vocabulary: Teacher's Manual. Virginia: ASCD.
 
Marzano, Robert.  J. What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 2002-2003.
 
Maxwell, John. (2005).  Developing the Leader Within You. New York:  Center Street.
 
Maxwell, John. (2007).  The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership:  Follow Them and People Will Follow You. New York:  Center Street.
 
Maxwell, John. (2008).  Make Today Count: The Secret of Your Success is Determined by Your Daily Agenda. New York:  Center Street.
 
Maxwell, John. (2008).  Leadership Gold:  Lessons I've Learned from a Lifetime of Leading. New York: Center Street.
 
Maxwell, John. (2008).  Make Today Count: The Secret of Your Success is Determined by Your Daily Agenda. New York:  Center Street.
 
Maxwell, John. (2009).  How Successful People THINK:  Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life. New York:  Center Street.
 
Maxwell, John. (2011).  Put Your Dream to the Test:  10 Questions to Help You See It and Seize It. New York:  Center Street.
 
McCarthy, Bernice. (1987). The 4MAT System, Teaching to Learning Styles with Right/Left Mode Techniques. Barrington, IL: Excel, Inc.
 
McKenzie, Jamie. (2009)  Beyond Cut-and-Paste: Engaging Students in Making Good New Ideas. Bellingham, WA: FNO Press.
 
McKenzie, Jamie. (2000)  Beyond Technology - Questioning, Research and the Information Literate School. Bellingham, WA: FNO Press.
 
McKenzie, Jamie. (2002)  Just in Time Technology. Bellingham, WA: FNO Press.
 
McKenzie, Jamie. (2005)  Learning to Question to Wonder to Learn. Bellingham, WA: FNO Press.
 
Myers, I. B. (1998). Introduction to Type: A Guide to Understanding your Results on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Mountain View, CA: CPP, Inc.
 
National Research Council.  (1999)  How People Learn:  Brain, Mind, Experience, and School. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
 
Neufeld, G, & Mate, G. (2006). Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers. New York:  Ballentine Books.
 
Nunley, Kathie F. (2003)  A Student's Brain:  The Parent/Teacher Manual.  NE: Morris Publishing
 
Pink, Daniel. (2009)  DRIVE:  The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. New York: Riverhead Books.
 
Posner, Michael I. & Mary K. Rothbart. (2007) Educating the Human Brain. Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. 
 
Schools Attuned Institute:  A Professional Development Program on Neurodevelopmental Variation with The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. (2002). Management Resources and Advanced Organizer for Diagnostic Tools. Chapel Hill:  All Kinds of Minds.
 
Scott,Steven K. (2004). Mentored by a Millionaire:  Master Strategies of Super Achievers.  New Jersey and Canada: Wiley.
 
Silver, Harvey F., Strong, Richard & Perini, Matthew J. (2000). So Each May Learn - Integrating Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
 
Sprenger, Marilee. (1999). Learning & Memory: The Brain in Action. Virginia: ASCD.
 
Wiggins, Grant and Jay McTighe. (2005). Understanding by Design, Expanded 2nd EditionAlexandria, VA: ASCD.
 
Willis, Mariaemma and Victoria Kindle Hodson. (1999). Discover Your Child's Learning Style. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.
 
Wong, Harry. (2001). The First Days of School. Harry K Wong Publications.
 
Wynn, Mychal & Blassie, Dee. (1995). Dream Builder, Elementary School Edition. Marietta, GA: Rising Sun Publishing.
 
Zemelmen, Steven and Daniels, Harvey. (1998). Best Practice: New Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
 
 

Web Sites, Articles


Aronson, J., Cohen, G., McColskey, W., Montrosse, B., Lewis, K., and Mooney, K. (2009). "Reducing stereotype threat in classrooms: A Review." (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2009, No. 076). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast. <http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs>

Biggs, John. (1982). "SOLO Taxonomy."  <http://www.johnbiggs.com.au/academic/solo-taxonomy/>
 
Bray, Barbara & McClaskey, Kathleen. "UDL Guides Personalized Learning to Meet the Common Core." Rethinking Learning. <http://barbarabray.net/2012/06/04/udl-guides-personalizing-learning-to-meet-the-common-core/>
 
Bray, Barbara. "What is Personalized Learning: Download Chart." Rethinking Learning.  <http://eepurl.com/fLJZM>
 
Brophy, J. "Teacher Praise: A Functional Analysis. Review of Educational Research."  51:5-32, 1981. <http://cfm.mc.duke.edu/wysiwyg/downloads/EFFPRAIS09.pdf>
 
Buettner, Dan. "Thrive: The Truth About Happiness, Book Excerpt." N.p., 26 Jan. 2011. Web. 28 June 2013. <http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Book-Excerpt-Thrive-by-Dan-Buettner/print/1>
 
CASEL.org.  "2013 CASEL Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs." CASEL: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. <http://casel.org/guide/>
 
CAST. "Transforming Education Through Universal Design for Learning." <http://www.cast.org>
 
Culture Shift: Teaching in a Learner-Centered Environment Powered by Digital Learning.  Alliance for Excellence Education (May 2012). <http://www.all4ed.org/files/CultureShift.pdf>
 
Csíkszentmihályi, Mihaly. "Flow, The Secret to Happiness." TED. <http://www.ted.com/talks/mihaly_csikszentmihalyi_on_flow.html>
 
Deeper Learning. "What Does Deeper Learning Look Like?" Alliance for Excellent Education.  <http://deeperlearning4all.org/press-release/what-does-deeper-learning-look-like>
 
Dobbs, David. "The New Science of the Teenage Brain." National Geographic. October 2011.
 
Dweck, Carol. "The Brainology Program." Mindset Works.  <http://www.mindsetworks.com/brainology/>
 
Dweck, Carol. "The Science:  Why the Growth Mindset?" Mindset Works.  <http://www.mindsetworks.com/webnav/whatismindset.aspx>
 
Dweck, Carol. "Evidence of Impact." Mindset Works.  <http://www.mindsetworks.com/websitemedia/info/impactsummaryhandout.pdf>
 
Edutopia. The George Lucas Foundation. <http://www.edutopia.org/>
 
Farrington, Camille A. "Academic Mindsets as a Critical Component of Deeper Learning." University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research, April 2013. <Link>
 
Groleau, Rick. "JOURNEY INTO DNA."NOVA and PBS. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/genome/dna.html>
 
Heiss, M. M. "ISFJ: Introverted Sensing Feeling Judging." TypeLogic. <http://typelogic.com/isfj.html>
 
Hinton, Christina, Kurt Fischer & Catherine Glennon. Students at the Center.org with TEACHING AND LEARNING in the Era of the Common Core. "Mind, Brain, and Education." <http://www.studentsatthecenter.org/topics#learning-theory>
 
 
Lockman, Jeffrey J. "Briefing: New Findings on Approaches to Improving Children's Social and Emotional Learning. Implications for Academic Performance and Behavior." CHILD DEVELOPMENT with SRCD: Society for Research in Child Development. 21 March 2011. 
 
McKenzie, Jamie. "Five Hundred Miles, The Workshop." From Now On. (1998) <www.fno.org/500miles/persistence.html>
 
McKenzie, Jamie. "Deep Thinking and Deep Reading in an Age of Info-Glut, Info-Garbarge, Info-Gliftz and Info-Glimmer." From Now On. (1997) <http://fno.org/mar97/deep.html>
 
McKenzie, Jamie. "The Question is the Answer." From Now On. (1997) <http://fno.org/oct97/question.html>
 
McKenzie, Jamie. "Why We Still Need Libraries and Librarians." From Now On. (2010) <http://fno.org/mar2010/still.html>
 
McKenzie, Jamie. "Building Good New Ideas." From Now On. (2001) <http://fno.org/jun01/building.html>
 
 
Noring, John. "A Summary of Personality Typing." iBiblio. <http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/academic/psychology/alt.psychology.personality/FAQ.almost>
 
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Richards, Regina. (January, 2002). "Memory Strategies for Students: The Value of Strategies." LDonline. (2008) <http://www.ldonline.org/article/5736/>
 
Sagor, Richard and Jonas Cox. "Google Books: At-Risk Students, Reaching and Teaching Them, 2nd Ed." Eye on Education.
 
Sawyer, Donna. Kaleidoscope. NCDPI - Instructional Technology Division. 2001.
 
Schaffhausen, Joanna. "Fear Conditioning: How the Brain Learns About Danger." The Brain Connection. 
 
SIU SOM. "Myelin." Welcome to Histology. <http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/ssb/neuron.htm#myelin>
 
Students at the Center.org with TEACHING AND LEARNING in the Era of the Common Core. "The Brain Science Behind Learning." <http://www.studentsatthecenter.org/resources/brain-science-behind-learning>
 
Students at the Center.org with TEACHING AND LEARNING in the Era of the Common Core. "Brainy Approaches to Learning Infograph." <http://www.studentsatthecenter.org/brainy-approaches-learning>
 
Toshalis, Eric & Nakkula, Michael. Students at the Center.org with TEACHING AND LEARNING in the Era of the Common Core. "Motivation, Engagement, and Student Voice." (PDF and Executive Summary) <http://www.studentsatthecenter.org/topics/motivation-engagement-and-student-voice>
 
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Willis, Judy. "The Neuroscience of Joyful Education." Engaging the Whole Child.  ASCD. <www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/summer07/vol64/num09/The-Neuroscience-of-Joyful-Education.aspx>


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