Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

08.07.13 For SLANT & STAR Teachers, a Mini Upgrade

Do you use STAR or SLANT as an acronym to help students know how to sit in class? If so try this simple tweak we picked up during practice lab at North Star today. Instead of saying “Everyone in STAR” or “Scholars in SLANT” try “Back in STAR” or “Show me SLANT.” The first, “Back in…