Books about teaching that give me energy
- Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire by Rafe Esquith
- Build a Literate Classroom by Donald H. Graves
- Reading to Learn: Lessons for Exemplary Fourth-Grade Classrooms by Richard L. Allington and Peter H. Johnston
Web Resources (potentially good for teachers)
Children’s Stories—animated and read out loud.
- “Excel” in the classroom
Volunteer Opportunities (in education)
- Once Upon a School
- Austin Bat Cave, part of 826
- Citizen Schools
- Communities in Schools
- Literacy Austin
- Contact your local schools about tutoring. Many teachers put in extra hours after school or on the weekends; there’s always a need for extra hands.