24 Books for Teachers

There’s probably a more graceful way to put this list up and there’s certainly a catchier title for this post but for the moment/in no particular order here are some titles that might be of interest. I’ve certainly found them useful pointers in some shape or form.

A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)  Barbara Oakley
An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students Ron Berger, Howard Gardner, Deborah Meier, Kate Montgomery
Assessment for Learning Assessment for Learning: Putting It Into Practice Putting It Into Practice Paul Black, Chris Harrison, Clara Lee, Bethan Marshall, Dylan Wiliam
Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice Daniel Muijs, David Reynolds
How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens Benedict Carey
Improving Schools from Within: Teachers, Parents, and Principals Can Make the Difference Roland S. Barth
Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success Carol S. Dweck
Seven Myths About Education Daisy Christodoulou
Teach Like a Champion 2.0 Doug Lemov
Teacher Proof: Why Research in Education Doesn’t Always Mean What It Claims, and What You Can Do about It Tom Bennett
The Abolition of Man C.S. Lewis
The Art of Learning: A Journey in the Pursuit of Excellence Josh Waitzkin
The Elephant in the Classroom Helping Children Learn and Love Maths. Jo Boaler
The Hidden Lives of Learners Graham Nuthall
The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing Alfie Kohn
The Learning Game: A Teacher’s Inspirational Story Jonathan Smith
The Schoolmaster: A Commentary Upon the Aims and Methods of an Assistant-master in a Public School Arthur Christopher Benson, Jonathan Smith (Foreword)
The smartest kids in the world: And how they got that way  Amanda Ripley
Trivium 21c: Preparing Young People for the Future with Lessons From the Past Martin Robinson, Ian Gilbert (Foreword)
Visible Learning for Teachers John Hattie
What Connected Educators Do Differently   Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul & Jimmy Casas
What if everything you knew about education was wrong? David Didau
Why Don’t Students Like School?: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom Daniel T. Willingham