A powerful ted talk about the power of introverts given by Susan Cain. An introvert herself who speaks about her wish for introverts "the best of all possible journey's and the courage to speak softly".
A MUST, MUST show in your classrooms every year...raises awareness of introversion/extroversion & promotes understanding of self and others. Especially powerful (and very much needed in some cases) for your introverted students. Susan Cain: The power of introverts | Video on TED.com
The Fortunes Of Solitude: Susan Cain On Introverts, The "New Groupthink," And The Problems With Brainstorming
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. Passionately argued, impressively researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet shows how dramatically we undervalue introverts, and how much we lose in doing so. This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves.