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June 25, 2013

25 Professional Development Books for Teachers

Written By: Brandi Jordan
Category: Career Path
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Professional Development Books for Teachers

Learning never stops and that is especially true when it comes to the teaching profession.  New ways of organizing materials, engaging little learners, and effectively managing a classroom are always being developed.  For those who want to expand their teaching bag of tricks or crave some much needed inspiration and encouragement, these 25 professional development books listed are a great place to start.

25 Professional Development Books for Teachers

  1. The First Day of School by Harry Wong
  2. Teach Like a Champion by Doug Lemov
  3. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
  4. The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller
  5. 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player by John C. Maxwell
  6. End of Molasses Classes by Ron Clark
  7. Other People’s Children by Lisa Delpit
  8. Who Moved My Cheese?  by Spencer Johnson
  9. Whale Done!  The Power of Positive Relationships by Ken Blanchard
  10. Math Stations by Debbie Diller
  11. Who Owns the Learning by Alan November
  12. Love and Logic:  Schoolwide Discipline Plan Without Loopholes by Jim Fay
  13. The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon
  14. Teach Like a PIRATE by Dave Burgess
  15. Mindset:  The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.
  16. Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids: (and the rest of your class, too!) by Chris Biffle
  17. Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire:  The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56 by Rafe Esquith
  18. Teaching the Taboo:  Courage and Imagination in the Classroom by Rick Ayers, William Ayers
  19. The Daily 5 by Gail Boushey and Joan Moser
  20. Finding Your Element by Ken Robinson
  21. The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel
  22. How Children Succeed:  Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough
  23. I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had by Tony Danza
  24. The Reading Promise:  My Father and the Books We Shared by Alice Ozma, Jim Brozina
  25. Readicide:  How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It by Kelly Gallagher
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