I am a teacher. I have been teaching since 1977.
Most of us teachers know we can do better. Many of us love to read stories about schools and education and teaching.
Here are some I have loved....
There Are No Shortcuts by Rafe Esquith
Raising the Curve:
A Year Inside One of America's 45,000 Failing Public Schools
by Ron Berler
Tested: One American School Struggles to Make the Grade
by Linda Perlstein
Teachers Have It Easy: The Big Sacrifices and Small Salaries of America's Teachers
Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher's First Year by Esme Raji Codell
Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul
by Stuart Brown
Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
by Mem Fox
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman
The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America's Schools
by David L. Kirp
The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way
by Amanda Ripley
Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America
by Paul Tough
How Children Succeed:
Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
by Paul Tough
Others you recommend?
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