Inspiring Teaching Books

No matter if you’re a brand-new teacher searching for ideas or an experienced teacher looking to improve your classroom, these books can assist you in finding your passion. These inspiring teaching books provide research-based insights and practical classroom strategies that enable you to spark your creativity, compassion, and connection with your students.

This bestseller is about the power of teachers to transform lives. Fifth-grade teacher Rafe Esquith challenges entrenched ideas about educational barriers and excites readers with his personal stories of students who mastered Shakespeare and algebra.

The authors of this book examine ways that teachers can utilize mindfulness programs to help students overcome stress, trauma and anxiety. Through a step-by-step method, the authors show how to create a secure and healthy learning environment that leads to students’ success.

This book demonstrates the importance of embracing students’ voices and providing the flexibility of a differentiated, flexible program that caters to all learners. The authors offer suggestions on how to inspire students in the classroom to become advocates and leaders of themselves.

A powerful book that focuses on the need to teach children to be courageous. The author, who was a former teacher, relates her personal story of courage and teaches readers about the various types of bravery that are needed to thrive in life, from finding courage to be yourself to standing up for others.

This collection of stories, put together by editor Joseph Underwood, answers two essential questions. Each contributor reflects upon their memorable breakthrough moments, and the lessons learned through the process. They encourage readers without being rude.