Resources for Parents

Resources for Parents and Staff:

 

Our staff reads a common book each summer. We encourage parents to join us in reading it, too. Here are recent picks:

 

2014 - Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

 

2015 – Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald

 

2016 – The First Six Weeks of School by Responsive Classroom

 

 

Other Recommended Resources on Race and Equity:

 

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students 1st Edition

by Zaretta L. Hammond

 

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education 

by Christopher Emdin 

 

Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom 

by Lisa Delpit 

 

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

by Claude M. Steele

Between the World and Me

 by Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

 

Resources related to Positive Discipline:


Positive Discipline: The Classic Guide to Helping Children Develop Self-Discipline, Responsibility, Cooperation, and…

by Jane Nelsen Ed.D.

Positive Discipline A-Z: 1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems (Positive Discipline Library)

by Jane Nelsen Ed.D. and Lynn Lott

 

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

 

 

Teaching and Child Development:

Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14

by Chip Wood

 

The Power of Our Words: Teacher Language that Helps Children Learn (Responsive Classroom)2nd Edition

by Paula Denton 

 

Teaching Children to Care: Classroom Management for Ethical and Academic Growth, K-8, Revised Edition 

by Ruth Sidney Charney 

 

 

 

 

 

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