Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

05.16.14 Rue Ratray on Purposeful Discussions- Pt. 1

Rue Ratray is an teacher I truly admire.  Watching his lessons at Edward Brooke East Boston this year has been a revelation- the craft of teaching intentionally applied with the constant goal of building rigor.  He’s featured in some previous posts here and here. Rue’s classroom is particularly noteworthy for the rigor and discipline of his…