Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

11.29.13 When the Timer on Your Countdown Reaches Zero (Video)

            Love this clip we shot last week of Maggie Johnson’s 8th grade English class at Troy Prep, and for a tiny little reason. The clip opens with Maggie’s class coming out of three minutes or so of independent work to start class- a Do Now with questions asking students to…