When You Feel Like Quitting Teaching, Read This Book
Inspiration and Strategies for Long-Term Success
When You Feel Like Quitting Teaching, Read This Book offers hope to educators, helping you remember the joy of the profession through the power of great teaching and learning. The book provides inspiring stories along with clear strategies to make teaching more meaningful and manageable. Common teaching issues, such as increasing student engagement and motivation, improving structure, maximizing prep and assessment time, reconsidering student–teacher interactions, and establishing positive teacher collaborations and support are given a fresh, relevant approach. Appropriate for teachers of any subject or grade level, the book will leave you with inspiration as well as practical takeaways to help you stay reinvigorated on your professional journey.
Table of Contents
Introduction: When You Feel Like Quitting Teaching - An Allegory 1. When You Feel Like Quitting: Practical Advice 2. The Learning Triangle: Content, Engagement, and Structure 3. Little Things That Can Make a Big Difference 4. The Most Popular Classroom Management in the World 5. You Don’t Have to Spend Your Weekend Planning (But You Can) 6. How and Why to Ignore Standardized Testing 7. Don’t Do This Alone 8. The Power of Great Teaching and Learning Conclusion: When You Feel Like Quitting Teaching, It’s Okay If You Do
Bill Manchester (@bmanchester_edu) is a 17-year (and counting) veteran teacher whose career has been marked by creativity and high student engagement. He also manages the website ADifferentEduSite.com and hosts the podcast A Different EduPodcast.