Most times, we focus so much on the conventional workplace that we forget about some of the people who work in the weirdest workplaces. Teachers, for instance, have the weirdest workplaces in the world – the classroom.
Most classrooms comprise of children and young adults who are not too sure why they have to leave their homes and other interesting activities to sit and listen to an adult who doesn’t seem to have it all figured out. Often, this leads to several awkward moments in the classroom. What can the teacher do?
There are several ways teachers can stamp their authorities and take full charge of their classrooms. We can’t exhaustively discuss these techniques, so it is best to recommend books the teachers can use to achieve this.
Are you a teacher hoping to make the best out of the classroom experience? Here are some of the best books you should consider reading:
Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students by Their Brains – Louanne Johnson
This book can help you become a lot more efficient with your teaching approach.
Teaching with Love and Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom – Jim Fay and David Funk
Every teacher wants to have a firm grip on the classroom in a manner that will inspire their students. This book can help you achieve that.
Not Quite Burned Out, But Crispy Around the Edges: Inspiration, Laughter, and Encouragement for Teachers – Sharon M. Draper
The author penned down some really potent ideas that can help you keep your sanity while doing the thing you love – teaching.
Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56 – Rafe Esquith
This book will make you an all-round better teacher.
The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher – Harry K. Wong and Rosemary T. Wong
This is an excellent book from two experienced teachers that will prepare you from the beginning of your career.
Chicken Soup for the Teacher’s Soul: Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirit of Educators – Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen
This is a must-read for everyone who wants to derive joy from teaching.
Letters to a Young Teacher – Jonathan Kozol
This is more like a beginner’s guide to teaching. It will teach you the ropes.
There are several other incredible books you can read to become a better teacher and enjoy it. Start with these ones, and the results can be massive.