In this book, author Doug Lemov offers the essential tools of the teaching craft so that you can unlock the talent and skill waiting in your students, no matter how many previous classrooms, schools, or teachers have been unsuccessful.
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In Teach with Your Strengths, you'll hear from great teachers, many of whom reveal their unorthodox—and sure to be controversial—approaches. You'll gain key insights gleaned from 40 years of research into great teaching. And, you'll take an online assessment that reveals your Signature Themes of talent.
Make Just One Change features the voices and experiences of teachers in classrooms across the country to illustrate the use of the Question Formulation Technique across grade levels and subject areas and with different kinds of learners.
Any conversation about effective teaching must begin with a consideration of how students learn. Yet instructors who want to investigate the mechanisms and conditions that promote student learning may find themselves caught between two kinds of resources: Research articles with technical discussions of learning, or books and Web sites with concrete
Engaged readers are often motivated to read, strategic in their approaches to comprehending what they read, knowledgeable in their construction of meaning from text, and socially interactive while reading. Sometimes to help readers with the goal of engagement, you actually need to work on comprehension.
In 2001, The Guardian newspaper launched a competition called “The School I’d Like”. The initiative posed what seemed like a natural and appropriate question at the turn of the new century inviting children of school age to tell how they might change education and their experience of schooling for the better. From
When answers are almost correct, it’s important to tell the students that they’re almost there, that you like what they’ve done so far, that they’re closing in on the right answer, that they’ve done some good work or made a great start.
Students sometimes want to show you how smart they are by getting ahead of your questions, but it’s risky to accept answers out of sequence.
Given the importance of objectives in bringing focus, discipline, and measurability to a lesson, it’s important to think about what makes an objective useful and effective.