Please recommend any favorite books that you know of that are worthwhile, professionally or personally:

Book Title What this book is about? Who recommended?

For USF Summer Course:
Instructional Rounds - You should have already purchased this book http://www.amazon.com/Instructional-Rounds-Education-Approach-Improving/dp/1934742163/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1269258653&sr=8-1
Enhancing Professional Practicehttp://www.amazon.com/Enhancing-Professional-Practice-Framework-Teaching/dp/1416605177/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1269258879&sr=1-1
The Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practicehttp://www.amazon.com/Handbook-Enhancing-Professional-Practice-Framework/dp/1416607099/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_b



For Spring Course:
1st read Data Wise and "On Common Ground"
Here are the books for the USF course for the Spring:

Data Wise
http://www.amazon.com/Data-Wise-Step-Step-Assessment/dp/1891792679/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252905693&sr=8-1

On Common Ground
http://www.amazon.com/Common-Ground-Professional-Learning-Communities/dp/1932127429/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252905976&sr=8-12

Shaping School Culture
http://www.amazon.com/Shaping-School-Culture-Paradoxes-Promises-Second/dp/0787996793/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252906080&sr=1-1-spell

Instructional Rounds
http://www.amazon.com/Instructional-Rounds-Education-Approach-Improving/dp/1934742163/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252906161&sr=1-1

Transformative Assessment
http://www.amazon.com/Transformative-Assessment-W-James-Popham/dp/141660667X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252906267&sr=1-1

We will also use the Four Frames books from last Spring.
Alexander and Alexander. American Public School Law, 6th Edition (2005)
ISBN-10:0534-27424-2
ISBN-13:978-0-534-27424-5
Online Google Book: http://books.google.com/books?id=BkZfdC-w-vMC&lpg=PR1&dq=Alexander%20and%20Alexander.%20American%20Public%20School%20Law%2C%206th%20Edition%20(2005)&pg=PA2#v=onepage&q=&f=false


Availability:
ichapters.com has the text in an electronic format for 84.49 for the entire book, or by chapter, with a set price per chapter and the first chapter is free.

dealtaker.com/ichapters has discount coupons (I don't know how well it works, but I found it in my searching) They had a 50% off textbook coupon, which might bwe of interest


http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Ten-Traits-of-Highly-Effective-Principals/Elaine-K-McEwan-Adkins/e/9780761946199