Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

08.04.14 On The Raising of Hands: A Short TLaC 2.0 Excerpt

To raise your hand is a critical act that deserves some reflection, even if at first it seems obvious. In a micro sense, every time students raise their hands, a milepost passes—an important one. To raise your hand is to mark the passage of an event worthy of action. You say, both to others and to…