By: Emma Pass
Narrated by: Rachel Perry
Length: 6 hours 28 minutes
A practical, educational technology resource for educators teaching remotely or in the classroom
The most effective hybrid teachers are those that have a vast knowledge of instructional strategies, technologies, tools, and resources, and can masterfully build meaningful relationships with students in-person and through a screen. The Hybrid... Read more »
By: Bettina L. Love
Narrated by: Misty Monroe
Length: 7 hours 48 minutes
Winner of the 2020 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award
Drawing on personal stories, research, and historical events, an esteemed educator offers a vision of educational justice inspired by the rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists.
Drawing on her life’s work of teaching and researching in urban schools, Bettina Love... Read more »
By: Beverly Daniel Tatum
Narrated by: Beverly Daniel Tatum
Length: 13 hours 27 minutes
The classic, New York Times-bestselling book on the psychology of racism that shows us how to talk about race in America.
Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? How can we get past our reluctance to... Read more »
By: Marc Brackett, Ph.D.
Narrated by: Marc Brackett, Ph.D.
Length: 7 hours 55 minutes
This program is read by the author.
The mental wellbeing of our children is shockingly poor. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why. And he knows what we can do.
"We have a crisis on our hands, and its victims are our children."
Marc Brackett is a professor in Yale University’s Child Study Center and founding director of the Yale...Read more » Learn more
By: Paulo Freire
Narrated by: Dennis Kleinman
Length: 7 hours 41 minutes
First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. Paulo Freire's work has helped to empower countless people throughout the world and has taken on special urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and... Read more »Learn more
By: Courtney E. Martin
Narrated by: Courtney E. Martin
Length: 10 hours 47 minutes
One mother’s story of enrolling her daughter in a local public school, and the surprising, necessary lessons she learned with her neighbors.
From the time Courtney E. Martin strapped her daughter, Maya, to her chest for long walks, she was curious about Emerson Elementary, a public school down the street from her Oakland home. She learned that... Read more »
By: Patrick Lencioni
Narrated by: Charles Stransky
Length: 3 hours 42 minutes
After her first two weeks observing the problems at DecisionTech, Kathryn Petersen, its new CEO, had more than a few moments when she wondered is she should have taken the job. But Kathryn knew there was little chance she would have turned it down. After all, retirement had made her antsy, and nothing excited her more than a challenge. What she... Read more »Learn more
Narrated by: Emily Durante, Matthew Josdal & Alfie Kohn
Length: 7 hours 36 minutes
The moment is right for critical reflection on what has been assumed to be a core part of schooling. In Ungrading, fifteen educators write about their diverse experiences going gradeless. Some contributors are new to the practice and some have been engaging in it for decades. Some are in humanities and social sciences, some in STEM fields. Some... Read more »Learn more
By: Debby Irving
Narrated by: Debby Irving
Length: 9 hours 23 minutes
Debby Irving is an emerging voice in the national racial justice community. Combining her organization development skills, classroom teaching experience, and understanding of systemic racism, Irving educates and consults with individuals and organizations seeking to create racial equity at both the personal and institutional level.
Irving grew up... Read more »
By: Richard Culatta
Narrated by: Adam Verner
Length: 5 hours 58 minutes
Technology can be a powerful tool for learning, for solving humanity's toughest problems, and for bringing us closer together. How can we raise healthy kids who know how to take advantage of the good technology can bring to their lives, while avoiding the bad?
It's time to start a new conversation. Digital for Good offers a refreshingly... Read more »
By: Lisa Delpit
Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
Length: 8 hours 6 minutes
As MacArthur award–winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us—and as all research shows—there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement... Read more »Learn more
By: Eve L. Ewing
Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
Length: 6 hours 48 minutes
Eve L. Ewing knows Chicago Public Schools from the inside: as a student, then a teacher, and now a scholar who studies them. And that perspective has shown her that public schools are not buildings full of failures—they're an integral part of their neighborhoods, at the heart of their communities, storehouses of history and memory that bring... Read more »Learn more
By: Cornelius Minor
Narrated by: Cornelius Minor
Length: 6 hours 27 minutes
In We Got This Cornelius Minor describes how this conversation moved him toward realizing that listening to children is one of the most powerful things a teacher can do. By listening carefully, Cornelius discovered something that kids find themselves having to communicate far too often. That “my lessons were not, at all, linked to that student’s...Read more » Learn more
By: Felicia Rose Chavez
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 7 hours 43 minutes
The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop is a call to create healthy, sustainable, and empowering classroom communities. Award-winning educator Felicia Rose Chavez exposes the invisible politics of power and privilege that have silenced writers of color for far too long. It's more urgent than ever that we consciously work against traditions of dominance... Read more »Learn more
By: Tracy Swinton Bailey
Narrated by: Tracy Swinton Bailey
A memoir and a call to action, this intimate look at America’s long-standing struggle to adequately educate vulnerable children offers valuable insights for effecting change in families, communities, and nationwide.
At the root of every important problem we face, from mass incarceration to income inequality, is an education system influenced by... Read more »
By: Robert DiYanni
Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
Length: 8 hours 24 minutes
We are what we read, according to Robert DiYanni. Reading may delight us or move us; we may read for instruction or inspiration. But more than this, in reading we discover ourselves. We gain access to the lives of others, explore the limitless possibilities of human existence, develop our understanding of the world around us, and find respite... Read more »Learn more
By: Harlan Cohen
Narrated by: Brian Holden
Length: 13 hours 27 minutes
If your child is starting life in college, there's a surprise around every corner . . .
But that doesn't mean you can't be prepared! The Naked Roommate: For Parents Only is a witty and wise guide to everything you need to know about the college experience. Harlan Cohen, America's most trusted college life expert, delivers the best advice,... Read more »
By: Bertrand Russell
Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
Length: 1 hours 58 minutes
"The author is widely regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century and a brilliant writer and commentator on social and political affairs. What I Believe offers a lucid and concise insight into the author's thinking on issues that preoccupied him throughout his life: atheism, religious morality and the impact of science... Read more »Learn more
By: Maia Heyck-Merlin
Narrated by: Kelsey Navarro
Length: 8 hours 52 minutes
An essential guide for over-scheduled teachers.
Maia Heyck-Merlin helps teachers build the habits, customize the tools, and create space to become a Together Teacher. This practical resource shows teachers how to be effective and have a life! Author and educator Maia Heyck-Merlin explores the key habits of Together Teachers—how they plan ahead,... Read more »
By: Judith C. Hochman & Natalie Wexler
Narrated by: Margaret Strom
Length: 10 hours 23 minutes
The Writing Revolution (TWR) provides a clear method of instruction that you can use no matter what subject or grade level you teach. The model, also known as The Hochman Method, has demonstrated, over and over, that it can turn weak writers into strong communicators by focusing on specific techniques that match their needs and by providing them... Read more »Learn more
By: Maxwell King
Narrated by: LeVar Burton
Length: 14 hours 7 minutes
Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted to children and to taking their fears, concerns, and questions... Read more »Learn more
By: Angela Duckworth
Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
Length: 9 hours 22 minutes
In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).
The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Angela... Read more »
By: bell hooks
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 7 hours 28 minutes
"In Teaching to Transgress, bell hooks–writer, teacher, and insurgent black intellectual–writes about a new kind of education, educations as the practice of freedom. Teaching students to “transgress” against racial, sexual, and class boundaries in order to achieve the gift of freedom is, for hooks, the teacher’s most important goal. Bell hooks... Read more »Learn more
By: Monique W. Morris
Narrated by: Kristyl Dawn Tift
Length: 8 hours 54 minutes
Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was being trafficked for sex. After months on the run, she was arrested and sent to a detention center for violating a court order to attend school.
Just... Read more »