Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

06.12.15 Tales of the Unexpected: Caprock High’s Beth Brannon

Recently, I watched footage of some of Amarillo (TX) ISD’s top teachers, including Beth Brannon, an English teacher at Caprock High. Beth’s teaching was fascinating and wonderful—full of deftly applied examples of the techniques my team and I study and discuss in Teach Like a Champion workshops, but also totally unique…and sometimes quite unexpected. In my…