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50 Best Books for Teachers

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The 50 Best Books For Teachers

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50. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

49. 99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing: And 10 Easy Tips for Teaching Them Grammar by Mary Leonhardt

48. How to Teach a Love of Reading Without Getting Fired by Mary Leonhardt

47. The Cooperative Classroom: Empowering Learning by Lynda A. Baloche

46. Why Johnny Still Can’t Read by Rudolf Franz Flesch

45. Parents Who Love Reading, Kids Who Don’t: How It Happens and What You Can Do About It by Mary Leonhardt

44. Managing the Adolescent Classroom: Lessons From Outstanding Teachers by Glenda Beamon Crawford

43. Why Are All the Good Teachers Crazy? by Frank Stepnowski

42. A Handbook for Beginning Teachers by Robert E. MacDonald

41. 99 Ways to Get Your Kids To Do Their Homework (And Not Hate It) by Mary Leonhardt

40. The Art of Classroom Inquiry: A Handbook for Teacher-Researchers by Ruth Shagoury Hubbard and Brenda Miller Power

39. Conflict Resolution in the High School: 36 Lessons by Linda Lantieri

38. The Power of Questions: A Guide to Teacher and Student Research by Beverly Falk and Megan Blumenreich

37. 99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Reading: And 100 Books They’ll Love by Mary Leonhardt

36. Teaching Stories by Judy Logan

35. Inside Mrs. B.’s Classroom : Courage, Hope, and Learning on Chicago’s South Side by Leslie Baldacci

34. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

33. What Makes a Good Teacher? Here`s What the Kids Say! by Donna Whyte

32. The New Yorker Book of Teacher Cartoons by Robert Mankoff

31. The Art of Teaching by Gilbert Highet

30. Teachers Jokes Quotes And Anecdotes by Stark Books

29. Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains by LouAnne Johnson

28. Positive Discipline in the Classroom: Developing Mutual Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in Your Classroom by Jane Nelsen

27. Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College by Doug Lemov

26. Tested: One American School Struggles to Make the Grade by Linda Perlstein

25. 101 Great Classroom Games: Easy Ways to Get Your Students Playing, Laughing, and Learning by Alexis Ludewig and Dr. Amy Swan

24. What If There Were No Teachers? by Caron Chandler Loveless

23. The Animal School by George Reavis

22. Stories from a Teacher by J. Flores

21. See Me After Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers by Roxanna Elden

20. Reluctant Disciplinarian: Advice on Classroom Management from a Softy Who Became (Eventually) a Successful Teacher by Gary Rubinstein

19. Science Workshop: Reading, Writing, and Thinking Like a Scientist by Wendy Saul

18. Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56 by Rafe Esquith

17. Why Didn’t I Learn This in College? by Paula Rutherford

16. If You Don’t Feed the Teachers They Eat the Students: Guide to Success for Administrators and Teachers by Neila A. Connors

15. Social Studies in Elementary Education by Walter C. Parker

14. Growing Mathematical Ideas in Kindergarten by Linda Schulman Dacey

13. You Know You’re a Teacher if… by Char Forsten

12. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales: 101 Inspirational Stories from Great Teachers and Appreciative Students by Jack Canfield, Mark Victorhansen, and Amy Newmark

11. Little Critter: The Best Teacher Ever by Mercer Mayer

10. The Substitute Teacher’s Organizer: A Comprehensive Resource to Make Every Teaching Assignment a Success; Grades K-6 by Jane Herbst

9. School: The Story of American Public Education by Sarah Mondale

8. Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher’s First Year by Esmé Raji Codell

7. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life by Parker J. Palmer

6. Fred Jones Tools for Teaching: Discipline, Instruction, Motivation by Patrick Jones

5. The Teacher’s Book of Wit: Quips, Quotes & Anecdotes to Make Learning More Fun by Mark Ortman

4. Growing Minds by Herbert R. Kohl

3. The First Days Of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher by Harry K. Wong

2. Teaching with Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach by Tom Vander Ark, Parker J. Palmer, and Sam M. Intrator

1. The First-Year Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities for Meeting the Challenges of Each School Day by Julia G. Thompson

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