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Adult Books for Teens: Nonfiction from Malcolm Gladwell

Adult Books for Teens: “Blink” and “Outliers”  Malcolm Gladwell, the author of both Blink and Outliers, always has a fun way of looking at research and what it tells him about real life. His books are generally bestsellers, and teachers … Continue reading

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“Imagine: How Creativity Works”

Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer “When we obsess over tests, when we teach the way we’re teaching now, we send the wrong message to our students. . . . We’re basically telling them that creativity is a bad … Continue reading

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“Thinking Fast and Slow”

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman The author is a Nobel Laureate in Economics (2002) and a psychologist by education and training. Thinking Fast and Slow just won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest this past … Continue reading

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