Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

04.11.16 The Starfish: Katie Yezzi on Creating Academic Thresholds

My colleague and Practice Perfect co-author Katie Yezzi was the founding principal of Troy Preparatory Charter School here in upstate New York and is now a senior instructional leader at Uncommon Schools. She recently visited a school and observed one of those “might have been” moments–a lesson that was so close and yet so far. She’s been…