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Book Queue

I’m planning to tear myself away from the tube this summer and try to do some reading. I’ve already completed a couple of fiction pieces: Sons of Fortune by Jeffrey Archer and Prey by Michael Crichton. Light and entertaining reading.

Now it’s time to move on to more edifying fare. I’ve got three books in the queue already; one book on Christian living, and two on teaching:

As I work through these, I’ll report on any interesting nuggets. And if you have suggestions, especially for books on teaching, feel free to let me know. I really want to improve the classroom experience for my students, so I’m looking for anything that’ll help.

2 Responses to “Book Queue”

  1. Robert Says:

    The two teaching-related books look interesting. I’d be interested in your thoughts on how “student centered learning” works at a place like Western… I’ve been attempting to do something like this with my calculus students but there just seems to be so much resistance from the students to anything that isn’t just telling them what to do or think.

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