Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

02.03.16 More on the Unheralded but Highly Effective Technique #10: Own and Track

During a recent lesson, Vicki Hernandez, an 8th grade biology teacher at Troy Prep in Troy, NY, asked her students to answer this question about cell respiration: Certain poisons are toxic to organisms because they interfere with the function of enzymes in the mitochondria. This results directly in the inability of the cell to… A) Store…