Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

09.02.16 How to Batch Process–Starring Jason Brewer & his Prepsters

Batch Process is technique #44 in TLaC 2.0.  The idea is that rather than responding to or mediating every student comment during discussion, it can be beneficial to let students talk several times in a row, directly to one another, before you step in to guide or shape. This idea is sometimes referred to as playing…