Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

06.02.16 Where to begin: Prioritizing techniques for new teachers

My colleagues and I are in Westchester today talking behavior and culture with 160 or so educators. One participant brought up the perennial question that looms large in the minds of those who train new teachers: which technique(s) should we start with? When you’re discussing something as complex as teaching, there are obviously no right or…