Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

07.30.14 On Teachers and the Advice They Get

Teachers   are drowning in advice.  Most of the time teachers are tasked with executing ideas and directives that come from people who don’t actually teach every day. Perhaps as a result, many of those ideas and directives are disconnected from the endemic problems that shape their daily work. This tends to exacerbate the wide range of…