Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

10.14.16 Reducing Teacher Workload By Re-Thinking Marking–The Michaela Files, Part 1

Last week i visited London’s faintly notorious Michaela School. A few days ago I wrote an overview framing the visit in the ‘big picture’ sense.  Now I propose to begin sharing a series of posts–the Michaela Files–describing some of the useful things I learned there. As I walked through London’s Michaela School I was struck suddenly…