Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

01.07.14 TLAC 2.0 Excerpt: “Managing the Pause” During Cold Call

As many of you know I’m in the midst of revising Teach Like a Champion to reflect all the things champion teachers have taught me since I wrote the first version four years ago.  This morning–temperature in the single digits, wind whipping at the windows in the pre-dawn darkness; I felt like a  novelist!–I was writing…