Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

08.29.15 Some Lively Weekend “Teacher” Reading

Morning. Happy weekend. Thought I might take the liberty of passing along some thought-provoking ‘teacher’ reading to go along with your weekend coffee. 1) First this op-ed piece from Natalie Wexler in the NY Times. It does a nice job of questioning the knowledge-versus-skills myth. Knowledge and skills (like “problem solving’ ‘critical thinking”) are, to me,…