Will high-flying charters see their low-income students graduate?
Review of Doug Lemov’s Teach Like a Champion
George Lucas reimagines the American classroom
Any pedagogy, curriculum, approach, or technology has to be within the skills of ordinary teachers to implement well and effectively. If it takes a superstar teacher it’s a nonstarter.
We know for a fact that “balanced literacy” has had little effect on closing stubborn achievement gaps. So why is New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina bringing it back?
Common Core supporters should be showcasing lessons that represent a sharp break with the skills-driven, all-texts-are-created-equal approach that has come to dominate too many classrooms.
Ask a teacher about his or her first year in the classroom and you’ll hear, either with a smile or a shudder, how “nothing prepared me for my first year as a teacher.”
Our elite universities, should they wish, could end epic oversharing, help student writing, and improve college readiness in one fell swoop.
Steve Farr’s Teaching as Leadership lives in the shadow of Doug Lemov’s Teach Like a Champion
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