5 Books Every Art Teacher Needs to Read
Dream Class – Michael Linsin
Learn to set boundaries and stick to them like glue. According to Linsin, when students know exactly where the boundary lines are they “have the freedom to develop and excel.”
Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers – Michael Linsin
Learn to be self-aware and purposeful in your classroom management practices. Read implementation strategies designed for immediate application for everyday routines and improving your teaching environment. Gain thoughtful tidbits like “your temperament and composure matter.”
Teaching With Love and Logic – Jim Fay and David Funk
Effectively use One-Liners to diffuse any argument, and cultivate autonomous and responsible students by turning your words into gold.
Top 20 Teachers – Paul Bernabei, Tom Cody, Willow Sweeney, and Mary Cole
Discover how to live “above the line” and improve your relationships with students, parents, staff, and your administration.
Teach Like A Pirate – Dave Burgess
Find out what it means to be a Purple Cow and make your class a highlight of your students’ day! Pick and choose from an extensive list of hooks and approaches for engaging lessons and learn why it’s important to get your hands dirty. A must read for any art teacher!