We asked senior administrators for book titles that inspired their teaching and educational practices this year, and we got some great recommendations. You can review their #BuckleyBookGuide picks below and check out our "Buckley Book Guide" highlight on Instagram to hear why they chose their books!
English Department Chair James Evans | "Why They Can't Write: Killing the Five-Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities" by John Warner
Lower School Head Adrienne Parsons | "The Invisible Classroom" by Kirk Olsen
Social Science Chair Brian Nichols and Math and Computer Science Chair Juan de la Cruz | "Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms" by Joe Feldman
Assistant Head of School Lolli Lucas | "Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry" by Imani Perry
Assistant Head of Middle School Gregg Sacon | "Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers" by Jo Boaler
DEI Director Ralinda Watts | "Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most" by Doug Stone, Sheila Heen, and Bruce Patton
Head of School Alona Scott | "Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive" by Marc Brackett
Foreign correspondent for Time magazine, Aryn Baker, visited the Beginning and Advanced Journalism class on Thursday, sharing stories as a reporter overseas, how she got into journalism, and her contributions to the Person of the Year issue, which came out on Wednesday.