Here is my once-in-awhile posting that relate directly to teaching. I love this post and wanted to share it with you.
One wall in my “office” is filled with professional books. From floor to ceiling, the shelves are filled with the books that have helped me learn to teach thoughtfully. I have been reading professional books throughout my career. I have hundreds and hundreds of books that have impacted my thinking. I have been lucky to learn from amazing people over the years and I learn something new every time I revisit an old favorite.
In the last several years, I have noticed I’ve purchased fewer professional books. I am reading more professionally, but much of my professional reading is online. So in a cleaning frenzy a few weeks ago, I decided to weed out some of my oldest professional books. I have been teaching for twenty-five years so I figured I could weed almost every book published before 2000 to keep my professional library current. I have so many books…
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