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Books have been a source of entertainment and education for decades, and they have allowed a part of society to become educated and enrich their minds with knowledge, vocabulary and incredible stories. Just as there are different literary genres and types of writers, there is a specific section for eLearning. These books can be guides, research and tips that can be applied in the virtual classroom. That is why below is a list of the most popular eLearning books on Amazon.

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GED Test Prep Plus 2021: 2 Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online 

Caren Van Slyke

3155 reviews

December 1, 2020

With realistic practice, proven strategies, and expert guidance, Kaplan’s GED Test Prep 2021 gives you everything you need to pass the test. Kaplan is the official partner for live online prep for the GED test and our content is 100% aligned with the GED test objectives.

We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom

Bettina Love

2098 reviews

February 4, 2020

Drawing on personal stories, research, and historical events, an esteemed educator offers a vision of educational justice inspired by the rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists.

Call Of The Wild + Free: Reclaiming Wonder In Your Child’s Education

Ainsley Arment

1506 reviews

September 3, 2019

Allow your children to experience the adventure, freedom, and wonder of childhood with this practical guide that provides all the information, inspiration, and advice you need for creating a modern, quality homeschool education.

Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice

Nathan Maynard/ Brad Weinstein

1600 reviews

March 11, 2019

Are you or your teachers frustrated with carrots and sticks, detention rooms, and suspension–antiquated school discipline practices that simply do not work with the students entering our classrooms today? Our kids have complex needs, and we must empower and embrace them with restorative practices that not only change behaviors but transform students into productive citizens, accountable for their own actions.

The English Grammar Workbook For Adults: A Self-study Guide To Improve Functional Writing

Michael DiGiacomo

1556 reviews

June 2, 2020

Mastering English grammar can be a real challenge. But, with a little practice and patience, you can discover how to communicate better through self-study in your spare time. The English Grammar Workbook for Adults is here to help improve your writing fluency so you can gain confidence while crafting emails, cover letters, conducting daily business, and personal correspondence.

The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life

Julie Bogart

1477 reviews

February 5, 2019

Allow your children to experience the adventure, freedom, and wonder of childhood with this practical guide that provides all the information, inspiration, and advice you need for creating a modern, quality homeschool education.

Read People Like a Book

Patrick King

1200 reviews

December 10, 2020

Is it possible to analyze people without them saying a word? Yes, it is. Learn how to become a “mind reader” and forge deep connections.

Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture

Ryan A. Bush

1076 reviews

January 10, 2021

A bold and fascinating dive into the nuts and bolts of psychological evolution, Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture is part philosophical manifesto, part practical self-development guide, all based on the teachings of legendary thinkers like Marcus Aurelius, Lao Tzu, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Abraham Maslow. The ideas and techniques it offers are all integrated into a vital theory for helping individuals scale the heights of self-mastery and lead great lives.

Homeschool Bravely: How to Squash Doubt, Trust God, and Teach Your Child with Confidence

Jamie Erickson

918 reviews

April 2, 2019

Quiet the voices of “not good enough” and step courageously into guilt-free homeschooling.

The Knowledge Gap: The hidden cause of America’s broken education system–and how to fix it

Natalie Wexler

929 reviews

August 4, 2020

The untold story of the root cause of America’s education crisis–and the seemingly endless cycle of multigenerational poverty.

Take Control Of The Noisy Class

Rob Plevin

857 reviews

January 5, 2019

Drawing on 20+ years experience in special education and mainstream settings, teacher-trainer Rob Plevin explains a proven, step-by-step plan for successfully managing the most challenging individuals and groups in today’s toughest classrooms. Packed with powerful, fast-acting techniques – including a novel routine to get any class quiet in 15 seconds or less – this book helps teachers across all age groups connect and succeed with hard-to-reach, reluctant learners. 

The HyperDoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design Using Google Apps

Lisa Highfill, Sarah Landis, Kelly Hilton

617 reviews

September 5, 2019

It’s time to think differently about lesson design. Technology gives students immediate access to information, the ability to connect beyond the classroom, and a myriad of opportunities for collaboration and creativity. But do your daily lessons reflect this shift in instruction?

The Interactive Class: Using Technology to Make Learning More Relevant and Engaging in the Elementary Classroom

Joe Merrill, Kristin Merrill

617 reviews

January 4, 2020

Are you looking for ways to make teaching and learning more interactive in your classroom? Do you ever feel overwhelmed when it comes to integrating technology and content standards? Are you searching for lessons that you can immediately implement in your learning environment? Then you are ready to dive into The InterACTIVE Classroom!In this practical and idea-packed book, coauthors, classroom teachers Joe and Kristin Merrill share their personal framework for teaching.

Leadership Is Language: The Hidden Power of What You Say–and What You Don’t

L. David Marquet

693 reviews

February 4, 2020

You might imagine that an effective leader is someone who makes quick, intelligent decisions, gives inspiring speeches, and issues clear orders to their team so they can execute a plan to achieve your organization’s goals. Unfortunately, David Marquet argues, that’s an outdated model of leadership that just doesn’t work anymore.

Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy

Gholdy Muhammad

693 reviews

January 1, 2020

In Cultivating Genius, Dr. Gholdy E. Muhammad presents a four-layered equity framework—one that is grounded in history and restores excellence in literacy education.

Teaching In The Online Classroom, Surviving And Thriving In The New Normal

Doug Lemov

595 reviews

October 8, 2020

A timely guide to online teaching strategies from bestselling author Doug Lemov and the Teach Like a Champion team 

Connecting with Students Online: Strategies for Remote Teaching & Learning

Jennifer Serravallo

518 reviews

September 29, 2020

Jennifer Serravallo’s Connecting with Students Online gives you concise, doable answers based on her own experiences and those of the teachers, administrators, and coaches she has communicated with during the pandemic. 

Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom

Jan Burkins, Kari Yates

545 reviews

September 18, 2021

In this leading-edge book, authors Jan Burkins and Kari Yates address this tension as a critical opportunity to look closely at the research, reevaluate current practices, and embrace new possibilities for an even stronger enactment of balanced literacy.

How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive

Jennifer Brown

483 reviews

August, 20, 2019

We know why diversity is important, but how do we drive real change at work? Diversity and inclusion expert Jennifer Brown provides a step-by-step guide for the personal and emotional journey we must undertake to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive.

Super Learning: Advanced Strategies for Quicker Comprehension, Greater Retention, and Systematic Expertise (Learning how to Learn) 

Peter Hollins

473 reviews

March 8, 2021

Make learning: painless, exciting, habitual, and self-motivating. Absorb info like a human sponge.

Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes 

Flower Darby, James M. Lang

445 reviews

June 12, 2019

The concept of small teaching is simple: small and strategic changes have enormous power to improve student learning. Instructors face unique and specific challenges when teaching an online course. This book offers small teaching strategies that will positively impact the online classroom. 

The Chromebook Infused Classroom: Using Blended Learning to Create Engaging Student Centered Classrooms

Holly Clark

417 reviews

July 14, 2020

Conquer remote learning and digital leaning experiences like a pro! 

Thinking Like a Lawyer

Colin Seale

418 reviews

April 30, 2020

Critical thinking is the essential tool for ensuring that students fulfill their promise. But, in reality, critical thinking is still a luxury good, and students with the greatest potential are too often challenged the least.

Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning

Pooja K. Agarwal, Patrice M. Bain

404 reviews

June 5, 2019

Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning empowers educators to harness rigorous research on how students learn and unleash it in their classrooms. In this book, cognitive scientist Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., and veteran K–12 teacher Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S., decipher cognitive science research and illustrate ways to successfully apply the science of learning in classrooms settings. 

The Breakdown of Higher Education: How It Happened, the Damage It Does, and What Can Be Done

John M. Ellis

354 reviews

March 17, 2020

A series of near-riots on campuses aimed at silencing guest speakers has exposed the fact that our universities are no longer devoted to the free exchange of ideas in pursuit of truth. But this hostility to free speech is only a symptom of a deeper problem, writes John Ellis.

Blended Learning with Google: Your Guide to Dynamic Teaching and Learning (Shake Up Learning)

Kasey Bell

307 reviews

December 16, 2020

In Blended Learning with Google, bestselling author and experienced educator Kasey Bell shows you how to use Google tools to design and support dynamic blended learning experiences whether you’re teaching in-person, online classes, or both!

Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side 

Eve L. Ewing

309 reviews

April 20, 2020

Ewing’s answer begins with a story of systemic racism, inequality, bad faith, and distrust that stretches deep into Chicago history. Rooting her exploration in the historic African American neighborhood of Bronzeville, Ewing reveals that this issue is about much more than just schools. Black communities see the closing of their schools—schools that are certainly less than perfect but that are theirs—as one more in a long line of racist policies. The fight to keep them open is yet another front in the ongoing struggle of black people in America to build successful lives and achieve true self-determination

Culturally Responsive School Leadership (Race and Education)

Muhammad Khalifa

256 reviews

July 24, 2018

Culturally Responsive School Leadership focuses on how school leaders can effectively serve minoritized students—those who have been historically marginalized in school and society. The book demonstrates how leaders can engage students, parents, teachers, and communities in ways that positively impact learning by honoring indigenous heritages and local cultural practices.

Don’t Look Away: Embracing Anti-bias Classrooms

Iheoma Iruka, Stephanie Curenton, Tonia Durden

252 reviews

April 1, 2020

Don’t Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms leads early childhood professionals to explore and address issues of bias, equity, low expectations, and family engagement to ensure culturally responsive experiences

Balance With Blended Learning: Partner With Your Students to Reimagine Learning and Reclaim Your Life

Catlin R. Tucker

242 reviews

February 20, 2020

Rethink the roles, responsibilities, and workflow in your blended learning classroom and enjoy balance in your life.

The Power of Making Thinking Visible: Practices to Engage and Empower All Learners 

Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church

203 reviews

May 19, 2020

The long-awaited follow-up to Making Thinking Visible, provides new thinking routines, original research, and unique global case studies.

Course Design Formula: How to Teach Anything to Anyone Online

Rebecca Frost Cuevas

199 reviews

November 19, 2019

Award-winning teacher and online learning expert Rebecca Frost Cuevas developed this formula in order to help creative thinkers, thought leaders and entrepreneurs design engaging and effective online courses that deliver real transformation.

Teaching When the World Is on Fire: Authentic Classroom Advice, from Climate Justice to Black Lives Matter

Lisa Delpit

178 Reviews

April 6, 2021

We are all protagonists of the situations that have occurred in recent years and we have felt affected or have not even paid attention. With this book you can learn how to involve current issues with your teaching method in order to keep your students informed and also make them participants in what is happening. 

Online Teaching with Zoom: A Guide for Teaching and Learning with Videoconference Platforms

Aaron Johnson

175 reviews

July 30, 2020

Online Teaching with Zoom is your guide for gaining the technical, classroom management, and teaching skills you’ll need to operate with confidence in the live online classroom

Active Learning Online: Five Principles that Make Online Courses Come Alive

Stephen M. Kosslyn

140 reviews

October 14, 2020

Inspired by the surge of online courses during the COVID 19 pandemic, researcher and educational innovator Stephen M. Kosslyn offers a treasure trove of active learning principles and activities to bring online courses alive.

Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience, and Develop Real Self-Esteem

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

139 reviews

January 1, 2019

Help your child cultivate real, lasting confidence! In Kid Confidence, a licensed clinical psychologist and parenting expert offers practical, evidence-based parenting strategies to help kids foster satisfying relationships, develop competence, and make choices that fit who they are and want to become.

The Equity & Social Justice Education 50: Critical Questions for Improving Opportunities and Outcomes for Black Students

Baruti K. Kafele 

108 Reviews

May 26, 2021

Stimulates the ideas flow and strategies to generate discussion and reflection in order to ensure the social and just life of a student. This book will allow you to generate unity and a positive impact among your students. 

Hacking Questions: 11 Answers That Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom

Connie Hamilton

120 reviews

April 4, 2019

A fresh perspective on the art of questioning.

Questions are the driving force of learning in classrooms. Hacking Questions digs into framing, delivering, and maximizing questions in the classroom to keep students engaged in learning.

https://www.amazon.com/Design-Thinking-Training-Development-Sharon/dp/195049618X?tag=floo 13-20

Design Thinking for Training and Development

Sharon Boller and Laura Fletcher

120 reviews

June 9, 2020

This book offers an introduction to design thinking. A practical guide for readers to apply design thinking tools and techniques.

Equity by Design: Delivering on the Power and Promise of UDL

Mirko Chardin, Katie R. Novak

186 reviews

October 6, 2020

Equity by Design is intended to serve as a blueprint for teachers to alter the all-too-predictable outcomes for our historically under-served students. A first of its kind resource, the book makes the critical link between social justice and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) so that we can equip students (and teachers, too) with the will, skill, and collective capacity to enact positive change

The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents: How to Support Your Child′s Academic, Social, and Emotional Development in Any Setting

Rosalind Wiseman, Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, John Hattie

159 reviews

August 30, 2020

Following the tremendous success of The Distance Learning Playbook, K-12, education authorities Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie have teamed up with New York Times bestselling author and parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman to bring you the consummate guide to support your child′s academic, social, and emotional development in any learning environment – while not overwhelming you in the process.

Linguistic Justice (NCTE-Routledge Research Series)

April Baker-Bell

148 reviews

May 12, 2020

Bringing together theory, research, and practice to dismantle Anti-Black Linguistic Racism and white linguistic supremacy, this book provides ethnographic snapshots of how Black students navigate and negotiate their linguistic and racial identities across multiple contexts.2

Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning

Andratesha Fritzgerald

146 reviews

August 26, 2020

Andratesha Fritzgerald presents Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in a new light: As an effective framework to teach Black and Brown students. Drawing vivid portraits of her classroom instruction in urban over the past two decades, Fritzgerald shows teachers how to open new roads of communication, engagement, and skill-building for their students. The result? Helping students become expert, lifelong learners who feel honored and loved. 

Forged by Reading: The Power of a Literate Life

Kylene Beers, Robert Probst

137 reviews

December 1, 2020

Bestselling authors Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst explore why independent reading is vital to the intellectual and developmental growth of students as citizens of our world and as architects of the future. Forged by Reading explores historic and timely topics through the context of literacy—literacy being the gateway to power and privilege—while serving as nothing short of a call to action. One that reminds educators of their critical hand in empowering readers to think, to seek curiosity and skepticism, to shape themselves and their ideas through evidence and reason, vision and imagination, and in doing so to forge themselves and our world through reading.

https://www.amazon.com/Uncommon-Sense-Teaching-Practical-Insights/dp/0593329732?tag=floo 13-20

Uncommon Sense Teaching: Practical Insights in Brain Science to Help Students Learn

Barbara Oakley PhD , Beth Rogowsky EdD

113 Reviews 

June 15, 2021

This book may be of interest to you if you are looking to improve your teaching methodology so that your students learn. The book discusses how to keep students engaged during their learning, how teachers can help strengthen students’ long term memory and finally how to use inclusion as a teaching method.

https://www.amazon.com/Equity-Centered-Trauma-Informed-Education-Equity-Justice/dp/039371473X?tag=floo 13-20

Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education

Alex Shevrin Venet

96 Reviews

May 25, 2021

The reality that many students live outside the classroom can be a detonating factor for the quality of their academic results. This book invites teachers to take into account this type of situation and to promote equity and inclusion in the classroom. Transformation is a long process that can be accelerated through unity. 

https://www.amazon.com/eLearning-Designers-Handbook-Practical-Development/dp/B08HBDDSBN?tag=floo 13-20

The eLearning Designer’s Handbook: A Practical Guide to the eLearning Development Process for New eLearning Designer

Tim Slade

94 Reviews

September 2, 2020

Learn how to design elearning that delivers results. Definitely for people who want to start designing and creating content this book is ideal, as it allows creators to organize and concretize their ideas so that their design and idea is successful and delivers results. 

Engaging Virtual Meetings: Openers, Games, and Activities for Communication, Morale, and Trust 

John Chen

90 reviews

October 20, 2020

Build a cohesive and high-performing virtual team with this fantastic resource full of actionable advice and practical tips 

Brain Words: How the Science of Reading Informs Teaching

J. Richard Gentry, Dr. Gene Ouellette

85 reviews

February 7, 2019

With the concise and readable BrainWords, you will learn how children’s brains develop as they become readers and discover ways you can take concrete steps to promote this critical developmental passage.

Teach Boldly: Using Edtech for Social Good

Jennifer Williams

77 reviews

October 22, 2019

Transformational education leader Jennifer Williams offers design- and empathy-driven practices to help teachers activate positive change in student learning.

https://www.amazon.com/Culturally-Responsive-Teaching-Multilingual-Learners/dp/1544390254?tag=floo 13-20

Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners: Tools for Equity

Sydney Cail Snyder, Diane Staehr Fenner 

74 Reviews 

February 9, 2021

Utilize the strengths of your students and promote the success of your multilingual learners in and out of the classroom. Implement cultural tools that are engaging for your students to provide a safe and equitable place for your learners. 

Designing for Modern Learning

Lisa M.D. Owens, Crystal Kadakia

67 reviews

June 30, 2020

Learning is no longer an activity or luxury that only occurs at specific stages in your life or career. With the digital revolution, learning has become immediate, real-time, and relevant whether you’re young, old, in the workforce, in school, or at home. As a learning and development professional, you’ve likely confronted the digital learning revolution armed with instructional design models from the pre-digital world. But today’s digital universe has a new model to address its wealth of new technologies and a new philosophy of learning experience design: learning cluster design.

Teaching Online: Online Teaching Survival Guide: The Best Teaching Strategies and Tools for Your Online Classroom

Selena Watts

55 reviews

October 12, 2020

Experts agree that online learning has many benefits, and some countries are even considering fully transferring to this type of teaching. The rest of the world is also preparing to incorporate online teaching into their education system to some extent.

In both cases, teachers will need to step out of their comfort zone and dive straight into the alien world of online teaching.

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