Zendor... door to 'what is'
Possibilities Coagulator Extraordinaire
(partial list of literary influences)
Aschbacher, P.R., Herman, J.L., & Winters, L. (1992).
A Practical Guide to Alternative Assessment.
Auribindo, Sri (1968)
Auribindo or The Adventures of Consciousness,
Bainer, D., Cruickshank, D.R., & Metcalf, K. (1995).
The Act of Teaching.
Balyoz, Harold (1979)
Benson, Peter L. (1997) All kids are our kids: what communities must do to raise caring and responsible children and adolescents, Jossey-Bass Inc.
Bloom, Howard (1995)
The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Exploration into the
Forces of History,
Borich, G.D. (1996).
Teaching Methods (3rd ed.).
Briskin, Alan (1996) The Stirring of the Soul in the Workplace, San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers
Brockman, John (Ed.). (2003)
The New Humanists: Science at the Edge,
Caine, G. & Caine, R.N. (1991).
Making Connections – Teaching and the Human Brain.
Campbell, D.M., Cignetti, P.B., Melenyzer, B.J.,
Nettles, D.H., & Wyman, Jr., R..M. (1997).
How to Develop a Professional Portfolio – A Manual for Teachers.
Campbell, Joseph (1988)
The Power of Myth, with Bill Moyers,
Capra, Fritjof (1975) The Tao of Physics, Boston, MA, Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Carnegie Corporation (1992)
Corporation on Adolescent Development: Task Force on Youth Development and
Community Programs, Carnegie Corporation,
Carlson, Richard, Ph.D. (1997)
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and it’s all small stuff,
Castaneda, Carlos (1969)
Teachings of Don Juan (et al), University of California Press, Ltd.,
Castaneda, Carlos (1998) Magical Passages: The Practical Wisdom of the Shamans of Ancient Mexico, New York, NY, HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
Chinmoy, Sri (1994) Garden of the Soul: Lessons on Living in Peace, Happiness and Harmony, Deerfield Beach, FL, Health Communications, Inc.
Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly (1990)
The Psychology of Optimal Experience,
Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly (1993)
Evolving Self: A Psychology for the Third Millennium,
Cookson, Jr., P.W., Sadovnik, A.R., & Semel, S.F. (1994).
Exploring Education – An Introduction to the Foundations of
Crum, Thomas (1987)
The Magic of Conflict: Turing a Life of Work into a Work of
Fox, Matthew (1988)
The Coming of the Cosmic Christ,
De Bono, E. (1992).
Gardner, James N. (2003) Biocosm
- The New Scientific Theory of Evolution: Intelligent Life is the Architect of
Gawain, Shakti (1978)
The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement, Great
Goleman, Daniel (1998)
with Emotional Intelligence,
Fernandez, John P. (1999)
gender, and rhetoric: the true state of race and gender relations in corporate
Ferriss, Timothy (2007) The 4-Hour Workweek, New York, NY: Crown Publishing
Hames, Richard (2007) The Five Literacies of Global Leadership. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons
Hamlin, Sonya (2006) How to Talk So People Will Listen, New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers
Harris, O.S. (1977)
The New Consciousness,
Hawkins, David R., M.D., Ph.D. (1995)
Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior,
Healy, Jane M., Ph.D. (1990)
Minds: Why Children Don’t Think and What We Can Do About It.
Heider, John (1985) The Tao of Leadership. New York, NY: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.
Hoffnung, R.J. & Seifert, K.L. (1994). Child and Adolescent Behavior (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Jenkins, John Major (1998) Maya Cosmogenesis 2012, Sante Fe, NM, Bear & Company Publishing, Inc.
Jones, B.F., Nowakowski, J., Rasmussen, C., & Valdez, G. Plugging In – Choosing and Using Educational Technology. Washington, DC: Council for Educational Development and Research.
John-Roger, McWilliams, P. (1990). LIFE 101. Los Angeles, CA: Prelude Press
Karp, Cheryl L., Butler, Traci L., Bergstrom, Sage C. (1997) Treatment Strategies for Abused Adolescents: From Victim to Survivor, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications, Inc.
Johnston, Julian, M.A., B.D. M.D. (1939) The Path of the Masters, New Delhi, India, India Offset Press.
Karson, Rudy and Kruse, Kevin (2011) WE - How to Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons
Kellough, R.D. & Kim, E.C. (1995). A Resource Guide for Secondary School Teaching (6th ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Merrill/Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Keys, Donald (1982). Earth at Omega - Passage to Planetization, Boston, MA: Branden Press
Kidder, R.M. (1996). How Good People Make Tough Choices. New York, NY: Fireside/Simon and Schuster, Inc.
Klauser, Henriett Anne (2000) Write It Down, Make It Happen. New York, NY: Scribner Publishing
Kosko, Bart, Ph.D. (1993) Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic, New York, NY, Hyperion Publishers.
Kozol, J. (1991). Savage Inequalities. New York, NY: Harper Perennial/Harper Collins Publishers.
Krasner, A.M., Ph.D. (1991). The Wizard Within. Irvine, CA: American Board of Hypnotherapy Press.
Lama, Dalai, Cutler, Howard, M.D. (1998) The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living, New York, NY, Riverhead Books.
Land, George, Jarman, Beth (1992) Breakpoint and Beyond: Mastering the Future - Today, Harper Business, Harper/Collins Publishers
Lehman, J.D., Newby, T.J., Russell, J.D., & Stepich, D.A. (1996). Instructional Technology for Teaching and Learning. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Merrill/Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Markova, Dawna, Ph.D. (1991) The Art of the Possible: A Compassionate Approach to Understanding the Way People Think, Learn & Communicate, USA, Conari Press.
Minsky, Marvin (1985) The Society of Mind, New York, NY: Simon and Schuster Publishing Company, Inc.
Morrison, James (1994) The First Interview: revised for DSM-IV, New York, NY, Guilford Publications, Inc.
Moyers, Bill (1989, 1990) A World of Ideas & A World of Ideas II, New York, NY, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.
Murphy, J., Dr. (1963). The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, Edgewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Peters, Tom (1987). Thriving On Chaos, Handbook for a Management Revolution, New York, NY, Random House.
Prabhupada, Bhaktivedanta Swami (1975) The Nectar of Instruction, Los Angeles, CA, The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.
Ridley, Matt (2000). Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters, New York, NY, Harper-Collins Publishers.
Robertson, Larry (2009) A Deliberate Pause - Entrepreneurship and its Moment in Human Progress. Garden City, NY: Morgan-James Publishing, LLC
Schwebel, A.I., Schwebel, B.L., Schwebel, C.R., & Schwebel, M. (1996). The Student Teacher’s Handbook (3rd ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.
Seidman, Dov (2007) How - Why HOW We Do Anything Means Everything, Hoboken, New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Senge, Peter (1990). The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization, New York, NY, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.
Spalding, Biard, T. (1924) The Life and Teachings of the Masters of the Far East, Los Angeles, CA, DeVorss & Company Publishers.
Stiggins, R.J. (1997). Student-Centered Classroom Assessment (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill/Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Sylwester, R. (1995). A celebration of neurons: an educator’s guide to the human brain. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Tart, Charles, Ph.D. (1986). Waking Up, Boston, MA, Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Thomas, R. Roosevelt (1999) Building a house for diversity: how a fable about a giraffe & elephant offers new strategies for today’s workforce, American Management Association, New York, NY
Timm, P.R. (1981). Functionial Business Presentations. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Tzu, Sun (1983). The Art of War. New York, NY: Delaware Press, edited by James Clavell.
Urantia Foundation (1955) The Urantia Book, Chicago, IL, Urantia Foundation Publishing.
Wheelwright, Verne, PhD (2010) It's Your Future... Make it a Good One! Harlington, TX: Personal Futures Network
Whitfield, C.L., MD (1987). Healing the Child Within. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc.
Wise, Michael, Abegg, Martin, Jr., Cook Edward (1996) The Dead Sea Scrolls, A New Translation, New York, NY, Harper-Collins Publishers, Inc.
Yogananda, Parmahansa (1945) Autobiography of a Yogi, Los Angeles, CA, Self-Realization Fellowship
I devoured books for many years, mostly because I found the subject material fascinating or I was looking for answers to deeper questions.
This list is incomplete, yet it will give you an idea of the thoughtmosphere I entertain. I hope yours expands as a result.