Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

06.15.15 Reading: The Perfect Father’s Day Gift

This year, when my wife perfunctorily asked me, “Is there anything you need for Father’s Day?” and started to turn away (there’s never been a “yes” to this question), I surprised her…. “Actually…” This year I realized there really was something that I wanted and my kids were the only people who could give the gift….