13 Teacher PD Books That Stand the Test of Time

  1. “The First Days of School” by Harry K. Wong and Rosemary T. Wong
  1. “The Book Whisperer” by Donalyn Miller
  1. Teach Like a Champion” by Doug Lemov
  1. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success” by Carol S. Dweck
  1. “The Reading Strategies Book” by Jennifer Serravallo
  1. Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain” by Zaretta L. Hammond
  1. “The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation” by Elena Aguilar
  1. Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning” by John Hattie
  1. “The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind” by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
  1. “Teaching for Joy and Justice: Re-imagining the Language Arts Classroom” by Linda Christensen
  1. “The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession” by Dana Goldstein
  1. Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers” by Michael Linsin
  1. “The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher’s Month-by-Month Handbook for Empowering Students to Achieve” by Annie Brock and Heather Hundley

These books have proven to be valuable resources for professional development for teachers and have stood the test of time. They cover a variety of topics, including classroom management, teaching strategies, mindset, student engagement, and cultural responsiveness. Whether you are a new teacher or an experienced educator, these books provide insights and practical strategies to enhance your teaching practice.

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