National Academies releases free pdfs
Thanks to Frank Noschese, I just saw that the National Academies just released pdf copies of all of its publications for free. This is a treasure trove of fantastic material for teachers, and perfectly timed for summer reading. And they look beautiful rendered on the iPad.
If you are looking for suggestions, I would urge you to race to download the following title:
This is quite simply the best book I’ve read on teaching. It provides a wonderful summary of the latest research on learning and how the brain works, and then gives specific advice on how to put these findings to use in the classroom.