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Can You Boil Down Well-Known Education Books To One Sentence?


15 Famous Business Books Summarized In One Sentence Each was just published by Business Insider, and it got me wondering if the same could be done with well-known education-related books.

So, if you can think of some, leave it in the comments of this post or send it on twitter using the hashtag #edbksinonesentence.

I’ll post a collection of contributions…

Funny and or “snarky” summaries are welcome!

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. UbD: design backward from worthy goals related to understanding

  2. IDK if this will be one of THE 15 books in education but What Really Matters For Struggling Readers by Richard Allington sticks with me.

    Kids, especially at-risk kids, NEED to read LOTS of books they WANT to read – worksheets and skills don’t count!

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