I thought it would be helpful to create a resource page that you can always come. I’ll add to it as I find more great resources, and you’ll notice that in the future I will reference this page quite often. I recommend bookmarking it for your reference and convenience. Enjoy!

Disclosure:  Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase.  Please understand that I only recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to buy something.  Please do not spend any money on these products unless you believe they will help you or your classroom.

Top Teaching Book Recommendations

*Create Your Dream Classroom: This book by yours truly provides 50 short, easy-to-read lessons that will save your sanity, help you escape the rut, or sharpen your skills.

*Unshakable: 20 ways to enjoy teaching no matter what by Angela Watson: If you’re overwhelmed and losing your joy, this is definitely the book for you.

*Awakened: Transform Your Mind to Transform Your Teaching by Angela Watson: Do the never-ending pressures of teaching drain you emotionally? Is a lack of resources and support stealing your enthusiasm? Awakened can change your mindset…and that can change EVERYTHING.

*The First Days of School by Harry & Rosemary Wong: This classic book is still one of your best options for classroom management & general teaching advice.

 

Classroom Management

*Classroom Management Solutions free mini-course: I offer a free classroom management mini-course delivered via email. You’ll also be notified when I have a free online training event.

*Motivate Your Students to Listen & Learn video seriesThis free video series will give you tips to get your students to listen & motivate them to learn.

*Classroom Management 101: My full classroom management mini-course will guide you step-by-step through the process of setting up and running a well-managed classroom. Your frustration ends here. Finally.

*Class DojoNeed a quick way to correct misbehavior & encourage participation and teamwork? Class Dojo lets you give feedback quickly and easily right from your smart phone or computer.

*Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids (and the rest of your class, too): This book by Cliff Biffle will teach you a unique style of teaching & classroom management that teachers (and students) all over the world are raving about.

*The First Days of School by Harry & Rosemary Wong: This classic book is still one of your best options for classroom management & general teaching advice.

*Cornerstone: Classroom management that makes teaching more effective, efficient, and enjoyable by Angela Watson: Designed for elementary teachers, this book will give you the practical direction you need to set up & manage your classroom.

 

 

Top Teaching Website Recommendations:

*Teach 4 the Heart: You’re already here. But if you haven’t joined yet, click here to join for free. You’ll get a helpful post delivered to your inbox each week. Plus free bonus material and resources.

*The Cornerstone for Teachers: Angela Watson gives practical advice in a variety of areas including classroom management, encouragement, work/life balance, and academics.

*Grace 4 Teachers: Rachel gives practical encouragement and advice as she applies Scripture to various aspects of teaching.

*Cult of PedagogyWhile I don’t agree with 100% of Jennifer Gonzalez’s views, she has incredible articles that will inspire you & give you the tools you need to teach more effectively. She’s especially amazing at discussing pedagogy itself – how to effectively teach various content.

 

Professional Organizations:

Christian Educators’ Association International: CEAI provides its members with professional liability insurance, legal & educational consultations, job action protection, training materials, and much more – all from a Biblical worldview.

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