Form a reading group is part 6 of a 13 part series, 13 Ways Teachers Can Hack Their Learning.
Several of the tips I’ve posted have involved collaboration of some sort, like blogging or Twitter chats. A reading group is a great way to not only read something like George Couros’ The Innovators Mindset but to also gain insight that you may have missed. There are additional benefits to joining a book club.
- Motivation to finish a book. Sometimes you get excited about a book, but then life happens or a particular section looses your interest.
- Learn something about your fellow teachers. Teaching can be pretty lonely, you may know the teachers in your grade level, but what about those outside of your everyday teaching circle?
- Read more often. Forming a reading group supports #5.