Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

07.28.13 Replacing Self-Report with Targeted Questioning

Saw this video on the Teaching Channel this morning describing “fist to five” a system by which students tell you how an activity went by scoring it (fist=it was really hard; 5=it was great).  I like a lot of the Teaching Channel’s stuff and I see a lot of teachers use similar approaches… but increasingly, based on…