Chip and Dan Heath - Switch
This is all about how to change things when change is difficult. It is appropriate for our own lives and also our class and schools. You can read chapter 1 at http://www.heathbrothers.com/switch/chapterone.php
Steven Johnson - Where Good Ideas Come From
Innovation has its roots in natural evolution. Steven Johnson examines where innovation occurs and how it occurs, making connections to the increased speed of ideas through the digital age. Again, the Ted Talk from Steven Johnson HERE. Also a RSA explanation HERE.