By Teach Thought Staff
At TeachThought, we love to learn. Which means we love books. We also love books, which means we really love books that enhance teachers so that those teachers can enlarge students’ minds.
We’ve worked on reading lists for academics in the past. A few examples?
We shared Books that teach empathy.
We shared Books that help students fight complex ideas about race.
We shared a list Books on learning Every teacher should read.
For the list below, we have tried to adopt a comprehensive approach to teaching in general so that, in any way, shape or form, all teachers can benefit from their reading. Evaluation, social improvement, data, differences, inspiration and much more — these are all here. And not every book is a pure ‘learning’ book, just as a book for painters may include books on nature or architecture or photography.
Take a look, let us know if you have read what you thought, or if we missed one you found useful for your own education.
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Assessment from Poverty to Neurology: A Reading List for All Teachers
While work is the last thing anyone wants to think about during their vacation time, summer is the perfect time to get on your personal and professional to-do list. After all, whether you’re ready to face it or not, you’ll be back in the classroom shortly – so be prepared. The following books can help you become stronger as a person and as a teacher, and Poolside can be read as easily as any other book.
1. Mind Practices Across the Curriculum: Arthur L. Practical and creative strategies for teachers by Costa
Prominent academician Arthur L. Costa and Bena Calik present this collection of stories from educators around the world who have successfully applied their daily teaching habits in the K12 classroom. The combined wisdom and experience of these thoughtful practitioners provides readers with insights into the transdisciplinary nature of the 16 practices – intelligent behaviors that lead to success in school and the wider world – as well as model lessons for daily weaving and advising on language, music, physical education, social studies, math, Guidelines for foreign languages and other content.
2. Teaching Controversial Matters: Critical Thinking and Ethical Commitment in the Classroom
In this book, eminent educator philosopher Nell Noddings and daughter Laurie Brooks explain how teachers can encourage critical thinking by exploring controversial topics. Emphasis is placed on the use of critical thinking to understand and collaborate, not just to win arguments. The author describes how critical thinking prepares students to participate in democracy by encouraging dialogue across school discipline and social / economic classes. They offer specific, specific strategies for tackling various issues related to authority, religion, gender, race, media, sports, entertainment, class and poverty, capitalism and socialism, and equality and justice.
3. American Unsettling: Wendell Berry Culture and Agriculture
The Unsettling of America has been recognized as a classic of American characters. In it, Wendell Berry argues that good farming is a cultural development and a spiritual discipline. Today’s agribusiness, however, takes agriculture away from its cultural context and away from the family. As a result, we as a nation become more isolated from the land – from its intimate knowledge, love and care. Sadly, his reasoning and observations are more relevant than ever. Under an economic system devoted to the mechanical pursuit of goods and profits, we are suffering the loss of community, the devaluation of human work and the destruction of nature.
4. 5 languages of children’s love: the secret of effectively loving children
Discover your child’s primary language তারপর then say it-and you’ll be well on your way to a stronger relationship with your developing child. Discover how to speak your child’s language of love that way She Understands
5. By this to lead and manage a separate classroom
Although most classroom management books focus on keeping children in their seats and giving them good direction, here, in the end, there is a groundbreaking guideline that explains how to conduct a class that is different to the needs of individual students. Carol Ann Tomlinson, Academician and Counselor Marcia B. Teams with iBeau that equips you with everything you need to deal with time, space, materials, groups and strategies to balance content needs in multiple ways. To learn.
6. Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Makes Poor Children Brain and What Schools Can Do About It
Inside Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Makes Poor Children Brain and What Schools Can Do About ItVeteran educator and brain specialist Eric Jensen demonstrates how poverty across the United States affects children, families, and communities, and how schools can improve the academic achievement and life preparation of economically disadvantaged students.
7. Data Wise: A step-by-step guide to using evaluation results to improve teaching and learning
Data Wise: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning Presents a clear and carefully tested blueprint for school leaders. It shows how examining test scores and other classroom data can be a catalyst for important school-wide conversations that will enhance schools ‘ability to capture teachers’ knowledge, increase collaboration, identify barriers to change, and improve school culture and climate.
8. We want to do more than just survive: extinct education and the pursuit of educational freedom
9. How children succeed: Grit, curiosity and the secret power of character
Why do some children succeed when others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is about intelligence: Success comes to those who get the highest marks in exams from pre-school admission to SAT. But How children succeedPaul Tuff argues that the qualities that are most important are related to character: perseverance, curiosity, optimism, and self-control.
10. Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria ?: And other conversations about the Beverly Daniel Tatum race
Beverly Daniel Tatum, a well-known authority on the psychology of racism, argues that if we are serious about communicating across ethnic and racial divisions and pursuing racism, it is essential to speak directly about our ethnic identity. These issues have become even more urgent as the national dialogue about race has become increasingly tense. This fully revised version is essential for anyone looking to understand the dynamics of race and ethnic discrimination in America.
11. Brain-targeted teaching models for 21st century schools
Brain-targeted teaching models for 21st century schools Provides an integrated, proven and usable model of effective instruction and serves as a bridge between research and practice. Compatible with other professional development programs, this model demonstrates how to apply the principles of educational and cognitive neuroscience in classroom settings through educational frameworks.
12. Teaching with the Brain in Mind, revised by 2nd ed
This fully revised and updated ASCD bestseller is loaded with ideas on how to improve student achievement and create more efficient classrooms by applying brain research to your teaching. Renowned author and educator Eric Jensen has translated recent scientific findings into effective instructional techniques, including: Why start with a class opening activity that leaves students in an acceptable position. How students can be tempted to pay more attention to learning.
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