Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids: (and the rest of your class, too!) By Chris Biffle
The ‘ Whole Brain Concept’ goes back to 1999 when three teachers from the South California forces and developed a system to reform the teaching of education. This revolutionary way of teaching and class room management control has gathered an enormous following not only across the United States of Americas but globally reaching 30 countries. A website has been set up which has 100,000 registered members and 400,000 you tube views. Astonishing it is known for being the world largest education site which is free as 10,000,000 pages have been downloaded from the sites ebooks. The book has discovered a way that all students even the most difficult can adhere to this way of teaching. It offers teachers a solution when they are faced with difficult teaching situations, a long term strategy they can be implemented for the benefit of all students.
Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains by LouAnne Johnson
LouAnne Johnson the author of this bestselling book in its second addition has set out a strategic plan so that the appropriate roles are taken in the classroom i.e. for teachers to teach effectively and successfully and for students to learn in a dynamic educational environment where knowledge absorption is key. It’s almost a teachers handbook has it give advice, instructions, plans and practical suggestions. The book goes even further giving questions and answers from teachers and also letters from students. Teaching can be challenging but such hurdles can be overcome when you have the right tools.
Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything by Deborah Schoeberlein and Suki Sheth
This is said to be a book that is for anyone who teachers anything. Although it is set for teacher specifically its principals and idea can be adapted to all teaching. Author Deborah Schoeberlein takes on the concept of mindfulness and applies it to education. It shows teachers how to adapt to their environment inside and outside teaching so that care and attention can be the overall goal. This book offers a great mixture of teaching instruction along with empathy and kindness towards students.
Teaching with Love & Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom By Jim Fay and David Funk
The book is based on common sense theory on how adults aswell as children should be respected and nurtured but emphasizes the need to develop and build boundaries from the word go so that both teacher and pupil now where they stand. The teaching of Love and Logic can be viewed as away to show how you care but also allow the student to make their own relevant decisions. Jim Fay and David Funk have tried and tested even exhausted various approaches on how to successfully manage a classroom so that students enjoy learning and that teachers enjoy teaching.
Teaching to Change Lives: Seven Proving Ways To Make Your Teaching Come Alive By Howard Hendricks
Considered one of the most influential Christian teachers Howard Hendricks has put together this great write to inspire any teacher of any subject on how drawing on aspects of life and experience can be the best way to teach any student. This classic teaching novel explores ways to impact lives for the Kingdom of God.