Professional development is an important part of a teacher’s career. It is critical that teachers continue learning and do not become stagnant. I love that as teachers we have 24/7 access to teaching ideas through our social media accounts, Google and Pinterest search as well as through books. It is important that as middle school and high school English teachers we continue our professional development through books, workshops and our PLC communities.
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Below is a list of books that English teachers have recommended to each other. I personally have Penny Kittle and Nancie Atwell’s books on my bookshelf and hope to purchase Kelly Gallagher’s books in the future. Click on the image or the title to find out more about these books.
Additional Teacher Learning
- Managing the Professional Development Paper Overload
- #2ndaryELA Twitter Chat Season One Recaps
- #2ndaryELA Twitter Chat Season Two Recaps
- Season Three of the #2ndaryELA Twitter Chats