Ambleside Library

Welcome to Ambleside Schools International Online Library.
Here you will find resources in books, articles, videos, CD's and DVD's in many different genres and for all age groups.

Please note that although ASI may not be in full agreement, we do believe that each author has some valuable knowledge to contribute to the subject in the following resources:.
If you do not see a resource here and would like us to review it please contact us we will consider all your suggestions. See the ASI Reading List here

Title Author Description
Jane E. Brody
Excessive use of computer games among young people in China appears to be taking an alarming turn and may have particular relevance for American parents whose children spend many hours a day focused on electronic screen
Alfie Kohn
We live in a smiley-face, keep-your-chin-up, look-on-the-bright-side culture.
Alfie Kohn
Many educators are acutely aware that punishment and threats are counterproductive.
What would you say if you found out that our public schools were teaching children that it is not true that it’s wrong to kill people for fun or cheat on tests? Would you be surprised?
Frank Bruni
What’s the most transformative educational experience you’ve had?
The old ones are still the best ones
Scott Dannemiller
"It's like she's not even practicing."
New education standards emphasize technical reading skills over an appreciation for literature and the deeper values it can instill.
Alison Gopnik
New research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire. By Alison Gopnik
Michael Mulligan
According to the social scientists, the last of the millennials are now gracing our high school campuses. The Pew Research Center report on this cohort describes them as "
Tal Gross
I settled on my New Year’s resolution while giving a lecture to 85 masters students.
Bill Harley
Here are some thoughts I’ve had for awhile about the nature of schools and learning.