Howard Hendricks has held many titles-pastor, seminary professor, radio host, author-but through all of them he is an educator. For the last thirty-six years he has taught at Dallas Theological Seminary.
When asked to list his favorite books on teaching, this was his response:
The Seven Laws of Teaching
Revised Edition (Baker)
by John Milton Gregory
First published in 1884, this template for teaching continues to cut accurate patterns. The book jacket promises "a clear and simple statement of the important factors governing the art of teaching," but the book delivers much more. Here is teaching tonic to be taken in strong doses by those who want to rejuvenate their teaching.
For three dozen years I have seen more permanent and pervasive changes through the use of this text than from any other I have assigned. Undiluted cream, it bears continual and repeated reading.
The Essence of Good Teaching
by Stanford C. Ericksen
Sorry, but this one will test your motivation. It's not primarily ...1