Below are some of Dr. Zadina's personally suggested reading materials. If you have any ideas for more, feel free to contact us with your own suggestions!
Austen, J. (2000). Mansfield Park. London: Bloomsbury.
Blakemore, S. J., & Frith, U. (2005). The learning brain: Lessons for education. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.
Bruner, J. (1996). The culture of education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Bruner, J. S. (1973). Beyond the information given: Studies in the psychology of knowing. Oxford, UK: Norton.
Davis, R. D., & Braun, E. M. (2003). The gift of learning. New York: The Berkley Publishing Group.
Diamond, M., & Hopson, J. (1999). The magic trees of the mind: How to nuture your child's intelligence creativity healthy emotions from birth thru adolescence. New York: Plume.
Doidge, N. (2007). The brain that changes itself: Stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brainscience. New York: The Penguin Group.
Dweck, C. (2006). Mindset: The new psychology of success. New York: Random House.
Fischer, K. W., & Immordino-Yang, M. H. (2007). The Jossey-Bass reader on the brain and learning. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Flower, L. (1994). The construction of negotiated meaning: A social cognitive theory of writing. Illinois: Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.
Frith, U., & Blakemore, S. J. (2005). The learning brain: Lessons for education. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing.
Gopnik, A., Meltzoff, A. N., & Kuhl, P. K. (1999). The scientist in the crib: What early learning tells us about the mind. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.
Hebb, D. O. (1949). The Organization of behavior. New York: Wiley.
Leamnson, R. N. (1999). Thinking about teaching and learning: Developing habits of learning with first year college and university students. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
LeDoux, J. E. (2003). Synaptic self: How our brains become who we are. New York: The Penguin Group.
Posner, M. I., & Rothbart, M. K. (2007). Educating the human brain. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Smilkstein, R. (1997). Tools for writing: Using the natural human learning process. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace College Publishers.
Smilkstein, R. (2011). We're born to learn: Using the brain's natural learning process to create today's curriculum: Corwin Press.
Willingham, D. (2009). Why don't students like school? Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Zadina, J.N. (2003) Writing Now . Boston: Houghton Mifflin
Zull, J. E. (2002). The art of changing the brain: Enriching teaching by exploring the biology of learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
Zull, J. E. (2011). From brain to mind: Using neuroscience to guide change in education: Stylus Publishing, LLC.