The Achievement Habit – Bernard Roth – Review

The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life by Bernard Roth My rating: 3 of 5 stars Perception of a book has a lot to do with what made you read it in the first pla...

Art of Instigating – Some thoughts on a Book

I haven’t spent a lot of time in church, but I have spent enough time to know what kind of sermon I like and what kind of sermon I don’t.  A sermon has to have personal relevance, a clear...

It’s Complicated – book review

It’s been a pretty relaxing summer.  The blog has been neglected as my writing has been working toward a book that I hope will be of interest to readers of this blog, but a completion date is n...

The Maker Movement Manifesto – A Review

I really wanted to love The Maker Movement Manifesto, but I’ve got mixed feelings about Mark Hatch’s new book.  Part of me wants to climb to the rooftops and join him in yelling “I ...

Book Review – Building a Learning Commons

Koechlin, C., Rosenfeld, E., & Loertscher, D. V. (2010). Building the learning commons: A guide for school administrators and learning leadership teams. Salt Lake City, UT: Hi Willow Research &...

Review: The Portable MLIS

I’m not the only one in my family with this trait. If you tell me I have to do something, I will generally hate it. So it was with some hesitation and mostly a sense of preemptive duty that I la...