A unique occupation like teaching requires unconventional preparation. The Relevant Reading Lists are a series of books that when read together convey a similar message imperative to teaching. The books listed are not included in typical teacher preparation programs. The Pragmatic TV Teacher feels they should be. Reading these will make you a better educator.
The world is changing and so is my philosophy on education. I started here when beginning to redefine how I approached my profession. These resources offer a fresh perspective on our future learners. The ideas discussed in the books were discussed in the popular posts On Ants and Education: Part 1 and On Ants and Education: Part 2.
Consilience by E. O. Wilson
A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink
The World is Flat by Daniel Friedman