The Reading Corner
by Phil Schlechty Year Published: 2011 Required reading for TASA's Academy for Transformational LeadershipThis innovative and practical book is focused on helping teachers become increasingly successful in designing engaging work for their students. Schlechty contends that rather than viewing schools as teaching platforms, schools must be viewed as learning platforms. Rather than seeing schools as knowledge distribution systems, schools must be seen as knowledge work systems. Rather than defining teachers as instructors, teachers must be defined as designers, leaders, and guides to instruction. Engaging Students also includes useful questionnaires that will facilitate discussion, analysis, and action planning at both school and classroom levels. by Tom Kelley and Jonathan Littman Year Published: 2005 Required reading for TASA's Academy for Transformational Leadership by Yong Zhao Year Published: 2012 Required reading for TASA's Academy for Transformational LeadershipTo succeed in the global economy, students need to think like entrepreneurs. Zhao unlocks secrets to cultivating independent thinkers who can create jobs and contribute positively to the globalized society.