If you're ready to grow your teaching career, add these professional development books to your reading list to jump-start the school year. These powerful reads will help you determine growth goals and develop teaching techniques while covering important topics teachers today need to be well-versed in. 

Start with The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading — a comprehensive, resource-rich book that covers topics like reading interventions and discussion starters. After reading this book, you will have a refreshed perspective and key skills that will help you take on the school year with more confidence. 

The MindUP Curriculum: Grades PreK-2 is a great way to understand the latest information related to brain development and social-emotional development. This book will help you teach your students savvy tips and tricks to regulate emotions and improve their attention span. 

Another way to ensure you are ready for the school year is by investing in a planner. For example, the Teacher Inspiration Planner will help you manage your classroom more effectively. The planner includes thoughtful details like inspirational sayings and a section to keep track of your students' birthdays! 

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