Author Doug Lemov offers the essential tools of the teaching craft so that you can unlock the talent and skill waiting in your students, no matter how many previous classrooms, schools, or teachers have been unsuccessful. This must-have resource is filled with concrete, specific, and actionable classroom teaching techniques that you can start using in your classroom tomorrow.
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"Doug Lemov knows that teachers can create powerful learning environments that will help all students make dramatic progress. With Teach Like A Champion, teachers across the country will be better prepared to wake up on Monday morning and help their students climb the mountain to college. This book provides more evidence that highly effective teaching is learnable - that many more teachers can draw from the tactics of their most successful colleagues in order to realize educational equity." (Wendy Kopp, chief executive officer and founder of Teach For America)
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"Fabulous book for all teachers!!"
I love the book. I have been teaching for 25 years and recently began to feel confused about teaching. I love change but it seems that the focus now it constant change for the sake of change. This book put so much in perspective. Confirmed many of my beliefs and gave me back joy of my profession!!
"All time best education book ever!!!!!"
For beginning or seasoned teachers. I loved being able to say, "I do that." I also learned ways to improve my craft and discovered new technics I had never heard of. AWESOME!!
This is a book of classroom techniques as reported by a charter school administrator. While the techniques may have merit they are unsubstantiated by research. This was the only text selected for an online class that I took. I feel more academic books should be used for college credit courses.
Grover Gardner is gruff and authoritarian when he reads a text. Listening to him was exhausting. I sped the reading rate up to 1.25 so that the laborious text would unfold more quickly.
I felt distressed that mediocre classroom techniques could be inflated to a book of this length. The sentence structure used a lot of words to say very little. This book does not follow the form of conventional, academic writing.
Seek a text that has been substantiated with research citations rather than one person's recollections.
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