This means that teachers should keep abreast of the latest approaches in teaching and educational psychology,and endeavor to develop new skills in classroom management, instructions, and teaching skills.This is so because teaching is an ever-growing art related to the most intelligent species,human being, whose behaviour is totally unexpected.So,for a teacher to succeed in his career,he should be fully aware of the ins and outs of teaching.This is only possible if teachers develop professionally.
Of course for a teacher to develop professionally, there are various ways.reading books is a very important one.In this regard,I've curated a list of recommended professional development titles every teacher should know about.The list is assuredly not comprehensive;if you know any other book,don't hesitate to share.
1.Teaching Outside the Box
2.Education: The Practice and Profession of Teaching (5th Edition)
3.A First-Year Teacher's Guidebook, 2nd Ed.
4.Democracy And Education
5.How we Think
6.How to Talk so Kids Will Listen...And Listen So Kids Will Talk
7.The Art of Teaching
8.Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College
9. Teach Like Your Hair's On Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56
10.Teaching with Love and Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom
11.Chicken Soup for the Teacher's Soul: Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirit of Educators
12.The Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guide
13.Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children’s Learning
14.The Reading Zone: How to Help Kids Become Skilled, Passionate, Habitual, Critical
15.Testing Is Not Teaching: What Should Count in Education
16.Teacher Under Construction: Things I Wish I'd Known!
17. Foreign Language Teacher's Guide to Active Learning
18.The Psychology Of The Child
19.Educational Psychology: Windows on Classrooms
20.Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives
21.Reluctant Disciplinarian: Advice on Classroom Management From a Softy Who Became (Eventually) a Successful Teacher
22. The Purposeful Classroom: How to Structure Lessons with Learning Goals in Mind
23. What Great Teachers Do Differently, 2nd Ed: 17 Things That Matter Most
24.Inside Mrs. B.'s Classroom : Courage, Hope, and Learning on Chicago's South Side
25.The Courage to Teach
26.The Skillful Teacher
27.Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology