This week I was blown away by the Twitter teaching community. I was trying to create a list of ‘must-read’ books for a teacher CPD library, so sent a tweet asking for recommendations in the hope that I got a few replies to point me in the right direction.

Within two days, I had 86 responses from helpful teachers and the thread had reached just shy of 50,000 people.

Here are just a few of the most popular suggestions:

Thanks again for all of your suggestions. Personally, I want to try and read them all, but after much deliberation, we could only choose 40. These books kept cropping up multiple times. So, in no particular order these are the books that we chose (hope you find it useful):

Making every lesson count
Making Good Progress- The future of Assessment for learning
Why Don’t Students Like School?
Making Kids Cleverer
Boys Don’t Try
Learning Rainforest
Love to Teach
Memorable teaching – Mccrea
When Adults Change Everything Changes
Mark, Plan, Teach
The deepest well
Slow Teaching
Closing the vocabulary gap
Unleashing Great Teaching
Lean Lesson Planning: A practical approach to doing less and achieving more in the classroom
Closing the vocabulary Gap – Alex Quigley.
The Curriculum – Mary Myatt.
What if everything you knew about teaching was wrong.
Teach Like A Champion 2.0 @Doug_Lemov
What Does This Look Like in the Classroom @robin_macp
The Writing Revolution @JudithCHochman
Wholesome Leadership @TomRees_77  
Understanding How We Learn @olicav
Why Don’t Students Like School @DTWillingham
Everyone Succeeds @stevemargetts 
How I Wish I taught Maths @mrbartonmaths
Vocabulary Ninja @VocabularyNinja
Assessment for Learning without limits
Embedded Formative Assessment: (Strategies for Classroom Assessment That Drives Student Engagement and Learning)
Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools
Digital Leadership
Perfect Teacher-Led CPD
Visible Learning for Teachers
Trivium 21c
What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Psychology
Professional Capital: Fullan and Hargreaves
Brain Rules
The Compassionate Achiever
The Inner Curriculum

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