19 Books That Make You A Better Teacher Today

Best Teaching Books

19 Books That Make You A Better Teacher Today

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With CPD budgets being squeezed each year, one easy way to develop your teaching is by flicking through a great teaching book.

This list of teaching books has been carefully curated for you, to filter out books that aren’t based on research evidence and extensive classroom experience.

Take a look and see what you fancy!

19 Top Teaching Books

Making Good Progress – Daisy Christodoulou



Mark, Plan, Teach: Save Time. Reduce Workload. Impact Learning. – Ross Morrison McGill



High Challenge, Low Threat: How the Best Leaders Find the Balance – Mary Myatt



Making Every Lesson Count: Six principles to support great teaching and learning – Shaun Allison & Andy Tharby



The Confident Teacher: Developing successful habits of mind, body and pedagogy – Alex Quigley


The Learning Rainforest – Tom Sherrington



Trivium 21c: Preparing young people for the future with lessons from the past – Martin Robinson



Getting the Buggers to Behave –  Sue Cowley


Seven Myths About Education – Daisy Christodoulou


What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Psychology – David Didau


Battle Hymn of the Tiger Teachers: The Michaela Way – Katharine Birbalsingh 


Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories – E.D. Hirsch


Leadership Matters: How Leaders at All Levels Can Create Great Schools (3rd Edition) – Andy Buck


Embedded Formative Assessment (Strategies For Classroom Assessment That Drives Student Engagement And Learning) – Dylan William


Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator – Dave Burgess


The Behaviour Guru: Behaviour Management Solutions for Teachers – Tom Bennett


Teach Like a Champion 2.0: 62 Techniques That Put Students on the Path to College – Doug Lemov


What if everything you knew about education was wrong? – David Didau


Flipping 2.0: Practical Strategies for Flipping Your Class – Jason Bretzmann


Have I missed anything? What would you add to the list? Leave a comment below!


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