Top 5 Picks: Books About Teaching Excellence

1. Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research and Theory for Teachers.
Wilbert J. McKeachie, 10th ed., Houghton Mifflin
2. Motivating Your Students: Before You Can Teach Them, You Have to Reach Them.
Hanoch McCarty, Frank Siccone, Allyn and Bacon
3. Adjunct Professor’s Guide to Success: Surviving & Thriving in the Classroom.
Richard E. Lyons, Marcella L. Kysilka, George E. Pawlas, Allyn and Bacon
4. Art of Teaching Adults: How to Become an Exceptional Instruction & Facilitator
Peter Renner, Training Associates, Vancouver
5. Tools for Teaching
Barbara Gross Davis, Jossey- Bass Publishers

Websites

Learning to Learn
Memory games and more
Electronic Journal on Excellence in Teaching
A Page of Collected Hyperlinks for Excellence in Teaching
Ice Breakers
Top Ten Icebreakers from Coach U
New Media Centers Organization
Non-profit group helping bring companies and colleges together

 

Top 5 Picks: Teaching & Movies

1. Stand and Deliver
(1988) Drama, Starring: Edward James Olmos
2. Dead Poets Society
(1989) Drama, Starring: Robin Williams
3. Mr. Holland's Opus
(1996) Drama, Starring: Richard Dreyfuss
4. Remember the Titans
(2000) Drama, Starring: Denzel Washington
5. Finding Forrester
(2000) Drama, Starring: Sean Connery