You can tell a lot about a person by what he/she reads. Teaching Excellence Instructional Coaches are always reading something. See below for a list of one of our coach’s all-time favorites. The recommendations might be just what you’re looking for whether you want to do some late night recreational reading or classroom research.
|TEam Member Name: Paul Needham
|Top 10 Favorite Books (in alphabetical order)|
|1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho|
|2. Brief Encounters with Che Guevara by Ben Fountain|
|3. The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
|4. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole|
|5. Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child|
|6. On Beyond Zebra by Dr. Seuss|
|7. The Princess Bride by William Goldman|
|8. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis|
|9. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson|
|10. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig|
This was really challenging but really fun. I purposefully did not put any books explicitly about education on here, though many of them have influenced my teaching in one way or another.