@TeacherToolkit Books

Ross's knowledge and range is encyclopedic...

Clear and easy to read, straight forward and achievable advice, with real examples..

Mark.Plan.Teach. is a book that all teachers deserve to read!

The book has become my little bible...

 

Ross Morrison McGill

Ross' second book, Teacher Toolkit: helping you survive your first 5 years (2015) is popular with new teachers and was Ross' first bespoke volume of work with artists Jean Jullien and Polly Nor.

Ross' third book has reached international success and pre-printed copies sold out before publication date! Today, Mark Plan Teach (2017) has also sold over 16,000 copies (and counting) across the world and has made Ross, Bloomsbury’s most successful education author, ever!

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The Revision Revolution

How to build a culture of effective study in your school.

Unsure why your students are avoiding revision? Are they struggling to revise? Maybe they're lacking the skills to revise successfully? The Revision Revolution 'How to build a culture of effective study in your school' book is for you. Written by @TeacherToolkit (Ross Morrison McGill) and Helen Howell. Take this opportunity to receive a signed copy from Ross McGill at an unbeatable price. Released 21st Jan 2022.

Mark. Plan. Teach. 2.0

Psychologically and evidence based.

With over 25,000 copies sold, Mark. Plan. Teach. continues to resonate with teachers across the world. This revised 2.0 edition is an updated version of the bestseller by @TeacherToolkit including an illustrated visual booklet. This book is full of provocative questions, classroom ideas and leadership strategies to demonstrate why teachers should do less, not more, to become truly effective.

Just Great Teaching

Top ten issues facing U.K. schools

We often talk about the challenges of teacher recruitment and retention, about new initiatives and political landscapes, but day in, day out, teachers and schools are delivering exceptional teaching and most of it is invisible. Ross uncovers, celebrates, analyses and disseminates best practice in teaching. This book shares Ross' experiences of working with schools at a system-level...

Teacher Toolkit: Helping You Survive Your First Five Years

Mastering the basics for new teachers

Written to support teachers who are new to the teaching profession, Teacher Toolkit helps teachers get off to a good start with pragmatic and research-informed advice to help individuals thrive in a challenging role.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons

100 pocket-sized Ideas for teachers

Ross’ first book, selling over 20,000 copies and reaching the top-30 on all books listed on Amazon in 2013. The 100 ideas book offers a range of ‘plug and play’ strategies for the busy classroom teacher.

Sara Berry

Sara Berry

I am deputy head at a large secondary school in Bristol and we have these books on our CPD recommended reading list for staff. We are always hearing from staff how accessible they are and how they have made them stop and think about their own teaching. So thank you!

60-Second CPD

This book is a compendium of 239 easily accessible ideas and theories

It's a book that every teacher and leader, in every primary and secondary school, can return to again and again as the year moves on and their career progresses; a book with 'a million and one ideas out there' into one practical, concise and inspiration-packed book designed to build knowledge, provide opportunities for deep thought and reflection.

Toxic Schools

How to avoid them and how to leave

This book shares five case studies from teachers who have identified toxic situations in the workplace and how day-to-day work environments impact on an individual's mental health and the pupils around them. Toxic Schools shines a light on school issues we would rather push under the carpet.

Hairdresser or Footballer: Bridging the gender gap in schools

How and why gender is an issue

This is a book for parents, teachers and leaders who wish to re-shape the gender narrative and rethink the strategies and ideas schools, organisations and the general public can offer to boys and girls. Challenging stereotypes and bias, ‘Hairdresser or Footballer?’ suggests we can start to do.

Ross Morrison McGill

Ross has already started writing his 6th book whilst he battles with his doctoral research. He has written for Schools Week, The Guardian and The Telegraph newspaper; view all his citation and publications in the press. Visit Amazon to see Ross' other books.

Having blogged on this website since 2008, Bloomsbury asked Ross Morrison McGill to write his first book, 100 Ideas – Outstanding Lessons (2013), selling 20,000+ copies as well as reaching the top-30 of all books on Amazon 3 months after publication. Ross' second book, Teacher Toolkit: helping you survive your first 5 years (2015) is popular with new teachers and was Ross's first bespoke volume of work with artists Jean Jullien and influencer, Polly Nor.

Ross' third book reached international success and pre-printed copies sold out before publication date! Today, Mark Plan Teach (2017) has also sold over 25,000 copies across the world and has made Ross, Bloomsbury’s most successful education author, ever! His fourth book, Just Great Teaching is a 'slow burner' which is slowly revolutionising the way school leaders work. Ross's updated copy of Mark Plan Teach 2.o published in January 2021 shares his experiences of working with MPT 1.0 with 30,000 teachers across the world.

Ross's sixth book title will be published in April 2022...