Q&A Collections: Author Interviews
I'll begin posting new questions and answers in early September, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past six years. You can see all those collections from the first five years here.
Here are the ones I've posted so far:
Today's theme is sharing links to many interviews with authors of books on education. You can see the list following this excerpt from one of them:
PJ Caposey agreed to answer a few questions about his new book, Making Evaluation Meaningful: Transforming the Conversation to Transform Schools.
Django Paris and H. Samy Alim agreed to answer a few questions about their new book, Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World.
Ulrich Boser agreed to answer a few questions about his new book, Learn Better.
Two co-authors of the new book The Essentials For Standards-Driven Classrooms: A Practical Instructional Model For Every Student To Achieve Rigor agreed to answer a few questions.
Debbie Silver and Dedra Stafford agreed to answer a few questions about their new book, Teaching Kids to Thrive: Essential Skills For Success.
Rusul Alrubail agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, Digital Writing For English Language Learners.
Marilee Sprenger, author of the book 101 Strategies To Make Academic Vocabulary Stick, agreed to answer a few questions.
Timothy D. Walker, author of the new book Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies For Joyful Classrooms, agreed to answer a few questions.
Matthew Lynch, author of the new book Understanding Key Education Issues: How We Got Here And Where We Go From Here, agreed to answer a few questions.
Rick Stiggins, author of the new book The Perfect Assessment System (ASCD), agreed to answer a few questions.
Angela Valenzuela agreed to answer a few questions about the new book she has edited, Growing Critically Conscious Teachers: A Social Justice Curriculum for Educators of Latino/a Youth.
David Sousa, author of the popular book How The Brain Learns (now in its fifth edition), agreed to answer a few questions about it.
The authors of The ABCs of How We Learn: 26 Scientifically Proven Approaches, How They Work, and When to Use Them agreed to answer a few questions about their book.
Bena Kallick and Allison Zmuda agreed to answer a few questions about their new book, Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind.
Twenty educators recently came together to publish their own book, #EduMatch: Snapshot in Education, and its editor, Sarah Thomas, agreed to both answer some questions about it and coordinate responses from some of her co-authors.
Linda M. Gojak and Sara Delano Moore, two of the co-authors of Visible Learning For Mathematics: What Works Best to Optimize Student Learning, agreed to answer a few questions about the book.
Jane Fleming, Susan Catapano, Candace M. Thompson and Sandy Ruvalcaba Carrillo agreed to answer a few questions about their book, More Mirrors In The Classroom.
Luz Santana, Dan Rothstein and Agnes Bain agreed to answer a few questions about their new book, Partnering With Parents To Ask The Right Questions: A Powerful Strategy For Strengthening School-Family Partnerships.
New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg, author of the new best-selling book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, shares his responses to my questions on how to apply his research to our work in schools.
Roy F. Baumeister, director of the social psychology program at Florida State University and co-author of Willpower: Rediscovering The Greatest Human Strength, describes his research on self-control as a "limited energy resource" and its classroom implications.
Author Art Markman lists several ways teachers can help students develop better study habits.
I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!