Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

03.18.15 Letter from New Orleans: Teach Like a Champion for Peer Tutors

A couple of weeks ago I got an email from Evan Stoudt, Freshman Dean and Algebra teacher at Sci Academy in New Orleans–one of my favorite schools.  I find them especially reflective about how to combine real college prep academic rigor with loving attention to the in-school (and often out-of-school) lives of their students.  Evan mentioned…