Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

09.17.13 On Field Trips (and a fascinating study in Educationnext)–Updated

A great article and analysis of field trips in the outstanding education journal EducatinNext this morning.  It describes a study in which authors Greene, Kisida and Bowen set out to assess whether field trips had a measurable effect on student learning.  First of all, I love the idea of trying to measure the learning value of…