Looking for some good reading? Here are the best books for educators – as endorsed by guests of the Teachers on Fire podcast.


Teach Like a PirateTeach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator by Dave Burgess (recommended by Adam Moler, Caterina Rylance, Lynn Thomas, Andi McNair, Craig Kemp, Dr. Sam Fecich, Tisha Richmond, Annick Rauch, Karen Caswell, Alicia Ray)


The Innovator's MindsetThe Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity by George Couros (recommended by Lynn Thomas, Soney Day, Craig Kemp, Bryon Carpenter, Trevor MacKenzie)


Be REAL by Tara MartinBe REAL: Educate from the Heart by Tara Martin (recommended by Jeff Gargas, Joshua Stamper, Kimberly Snodgrass)


Mindset by Carol DweckMindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck (recommended by Stephanie Langlois, Jane Silversides, Jarod Bormann)


The Boy Who Was Raised as a DogThe Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook–What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz (recommended by Beth Houf, Kali Slusser)


10X-Rule.jpgThe 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone (recommended by Mike Paul, Vernon Wright)


CulturizeCulturize: Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes. by Jimmy Casas (recommended by Soney Day, Jeff Kubiak)


Disrupting ThinkingDisrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst (recommended by Tonya Gilchrist, Dan Jones)


Drive by Daniel PinkDrive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink (recommended by Gallit Zvi, AJ Juliani)


The Energy Bus by Jon GordonThe Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon (recommended by Terry Jones, AJ Bianco)


Launch by John Spencer and AJ JulianiLaunch: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student by John Spencer and A. J. Juliani (recommended by Danielle Peters, Jamie Osborne)


Lead Like a Pirate by Beth HoufLead Like a PIRATE: Make School Amazing for Your Students and Staff by Shelley Burgess and Beth Houf (recommended by Soney Day, Bobby McCutcheon)


One Drop of Kindness by Jeff KubiakOne Drop of Kindness by Jeff Kubiak (recommended by Latezeon BalentineDr. Jacie Maslyk)


The Pepper EffectThe Pepper Effect: Tap into the Magic of Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation by Sean Gaillard (recommended by Kimberly Snodgrass, Latezeon Balentine)


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