Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

09.03.20 Sharing Keila Fernandez’ Orientation Screen for First Graders

How should an online lesson begin? Generally with a warm and gracious greeting and a teacher’s smiling face. Students should feel seen and cared about. They should see their teacher’s face and also be seen. Then we should get down to learning. And the first step in that is often making sure students have everything they…