Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

08.05.14 Change One Thing: Advice from a Veteran on Learning New Skills

Got a note recently from Yvonne Arpino, who’s an Art teacher in Australia. Her note was incredibly gracious and motivating for me and my team, both because it made us happy to know our work was useful, but also because of her humility and passion for learning.  She’s an 18-year veteran trying to get better every…