Reading List for Teachers
The best teachers challenge themselves to seek out strategies and resources that are the best fit for them, their students, and their school culture.
Below, texts beyond what are covered in your courses are listed by subject area.
Class Management and Structure
- Tools for Teaching
- Conscious Classroom Management
- First Days of School
- Fires in the Bathroom
- Pose Wobble Flow
- How Children Succeed
- The Wild Card
Teaching Strategies for All Content Areas
- Socratic Circles
- Understanding By Design
- Make Just One Change
- Academic Conversations
- The New Art and Science of Teaching
- Teach Like a PIRATE
- Teaching for Joy and Justice
- Teach Like Finland
- Pure Genius
- Teach Like a Champion
- The Office of Minority Student Affairs offers tutoring for all students. You can see available options at their website.
- The Writers Workshop provides support for all writers. To set up an appointment and see available resources, follow this link to their website.
- If you have a learning disability, autism spectrum disorder, psychiatric condition, and/or ADHD, you can connect with Disability Resources & Educational Services for academic support.
- The National and International Scholarships Program, often referred to affectionately as "Topscholars," assists University of Illinois students in making the most of their time at Illinois and applying for nationally competitive scholarships.
STUDENT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
We pair up a student who is pursing a career in education with a retired teacher. The teacher will be that student’s mentor based on their interests and can communicate with them how ever and as often as they want. We encourage students to join the program that are interested in getting information for the future, today.
- If you would like to seek assistance with issues relating to drugs or alcohol, you can make a confidential appointment here.
- For someone who has been sexually assaulted, you can find a list of resources and procedures to follow here.
- Concern that needs to be taken to the Office of the Dean and the process for how to address these concerns are detailed here.