Selected Reads

12 Great Teacher Burnout Books

As teachers, it can sometimes be all too easy to experience burnout due to the amount of hard work, dedication and care we put into our profession. With long days spent in classrooms full of students and plenty of extra planning done outside the traditional school day, it’s no surprise … Read more

I Wish My Teacher Knew, A Summary

In I Wish My Teacher Knew: How One Question Can Change Everything for Our Kids,  author Kyle Schwartz explores the meaningful impact one simple question can have on a student’s life. Schwartz recounts stories of students whose lives were transformed by their teachers asking “What do you wish I knew … Read more

Books for new teachers

10 Best Books for New Teachers

Are you a new teacher searching for the perfect book to help you navigate through your first year? The collection of the best books for new teachers is a great place to start with. In it I featured some of the best books I believe are important reading for anyone … Read more

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15 Great Teaching Reading Books

Reading is the foundation of learning. It helps unlock a world of possibilities and learning experiences that are not possible to access otherwise. Not only does it provide learners with valuable knowledge and skills, but the ability to read can open doors to a world of literature, culture, and information … Read more

Historical fiction books

30 of The Best Historical Fiction Books

History can tell us a lot about the world we live in today—from events that shaped our nation’s past to lessons we have learned over time. Historical fiction captures these stories and preserves them for generations to come. From historical dramas filled with thrilling adventures and deep intrigue to subtle … Read more

high school reading books

The Ultimate High School Reading list

The purpose of this post is to share with you this collection of books featuring some of the seminal works that high school students should be familiar with. These are all canonical works of literature ranging from Shakepeare’ s Macbeth to John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, high school students … Read more

How to Tame your PhD

PhD is a wonderful learning experience, that is, if you do the process the right way. It is true that the end product, the PhD degree, is important but the learning process underlying it is even way more important. I did not know this till I received my PhD and … Read more

What Is Participatory Culture? Henry Jenkins

I was introduced to Henry Jenkins’ work by my MAEd supervisor at the time, Andrew Manning. Dr Manning shared with me Jenkin’s book Participatory Culture in a Networked Era and encouraged me to read it which I did. A couple of years later Jenkin’s concept of participatory culture made it … Read more