These are links to reviews I’ve written on Goodreads.  If you use Goodreads, and want to trade book updates, you can find me there as ShiftingPhases.

Every Minute Counts: Making Your Math Class WorkEvery Minute Counts: Making Your Math Class Work by David R. Johnson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College CampusesAcademically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum

My rating: 5/5

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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of WorkShop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work by Matthew B. Crawford

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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We'll Call You If We Need You: Experiences of Women Working Construction (ILR Press Books)We’ll Call You If We Need You: Experiences of Women Working Construction by Susan Eisenberg

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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Getting the Buggers to ThinkGetting the Buggers to Think by Sue Cowley

My rating: 4/5

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100 + Ideas for Teaching Thinking Skills (100+ Ideas)100 + Ideas for Teaching Thinking Skills by Stephen Bowkett

My rating: 2/5 stars

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I Won't Learn from You: The Role of Assent in Learning (Thistle Series)I Won’t Learn from You: The Role of Assent in Learning by Herbert R. Kohl

My rating: 4/5

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What Does it Mean to Be Well-Educated?: And Other Essays on Standards, Grading, and other FolliesWhat Does it Mean to Be Well-Educated?: And Other Essays on Standards, Grading, and other Follies by Alfie Kohn

My rating: 3/5

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The Having of Wonderful Ideas: And Other Essays on Teaching and LearningThe Having of Wonderful Ideas: And Other Essays on Teaching and Learning by Eleanor Duckworth

My rating: 3/5

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The Art and Craft of Problem SolvingThe Art and Craft of Problem Solving by Paul Zeitz

My rating: 4/5

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Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to CollegeTeach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College by Doug Lemov

My rating: 2/5

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Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension to Enhance UnderstandingStrategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension to Enhance Understanding by Stephanie Harvey
My rating: 3/5

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The Right to Literacy in Secondary Schools: Creating a Culture of ThinkingThe Right to Literacy in Secondary Schools: Creating a Culture of Thinking, ed. Suzanne Plaut

My rating: 3/5

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Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? by Cris Tovani

My rating: 5/5

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How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method (Princeton Science Library)How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method by George Pólya

My rating: 4/5

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Mindset: The New Psychology of SuccessMindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck

My rating: 3/5

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Test Better, Teach Better: The Instructional Role of Assessment

Test Better, Teach Better: The Instructional Role of Assessment by W. James Popham

My rating: 4/5

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I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent ReadersI Read It, but I Don’t Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers by Cris Tovani

My rating: 5/5

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The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas from the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom

The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas from the World’s Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom by James W. Stigler

My rating: 4/5

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The Mathematical Mechanic: Using Physical Reasoning to Solve ProblemsThe Mathematical Mechanic: Using Physical Reasoning to Solve Problems by Mark Levi

My rating: 3/5

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Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers (Jossey Bass Higher and Adult Education Series)Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers by Thomas A. Angelo

My rating: 2/5

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The Roller Coaster Year: Essays by and for Beginning Teachers

The Roller Coaster Year: Essays by and for Beginning Teachers by Kevin Ryan

My rating: 2/5

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Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit DisorderLast Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv

My rating: 4/5