Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

08.02.14 Reconciling Practice with David Epstein’s The Sports Gene

David Epstein’s The Sports Gene has to be one of the two or three best books I’ve read in the last year. It may be one of the best researched and most intellectually challenging books I’ve ever read- mostly in terms of how it forced me to challenge (and change) my assumptions about nature versus nurture….