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.

  1. Motivation to finish a book. Sometimes you get excited about a book, but then life happens or a particular section looses your interest. 
  2. 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? 
  3. Read more often. Forming a reading group supports #5.

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