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Finally, I would be remiss if I didn’t include something about his section on reading. That said, I’m glad I am being exposed to so many charter-school-friendly pedagogical teavh, even if all they make me do is feel glad that I won’t be looking to work in one.

Students who know more words, learn more words. On to the techniques. While these charter schools seemingly make strides in closing the achievement gap, I do wonder what becomes of their graduates. Lemov suggests in the book. Let’s talk about our homework Jan 22, Shari rated it liked it Shelves: Language arts is communication.

Overall, I really liked it. The book has resources is filled with concrete, specific and actionable classrooms teaching techniques that teachers can start using in their classroom tomorrow.

Jul 04, Amy rated it really liked it Shelves: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Although I don’t agree with how they run their schools, a lot of their techniques written in this book are very helpful and would work well in a public school setting.


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The book as a whole is definitely geared for elementary and middle-school classes, and some of the techniques will prove more useful for math and the hard sciences.

Topics include building classroom effectiveness, lesson planning, and data analysis. Just one example of that old adage that C students make the best teacher. This is an excellent book for anyone who cares about “urban education” and its attendant issues. View all 10 comments. Many of them will be filling out their college applications at the end of their year with me. It is really challenging the reader to ask why we do the things we do in the classroom.

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I really enjoyed the format too–calling them “teaching techniques” that teachers can use, and dividing it up into sections. The public school has historically been a major site for enforcing working-class norms: These schools boast their college acceptance rate. The best you can say is that it correleates to rather than causes achievement. Lemov has one more value-added section at the end. Although the school claimed to offer industrial training, teachers did not learn skilled labor that might earn them or their students a higher-paying job; rather, teachers were supposed to learn behavioral habits like self-discipline, obedience, and diligence from their arduous manual labor routines, which they would then pass on to their students Anderson A teacher might be told that a classroom should be democratic, for example… but such a classroom is not assessed for whether student achievement rose but whether the teacher did what the democratizing guidance described.


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They need the time and tools to do their jobs effectively, and they deserve ongoing support on the implementation of Taxonomy techniques and more. This is a pretty good book, over all, for nitty-gritty, ddoug teaching techniques. Classroom management is a basic part of teaching.

One thing he doesn’t do a great job of addressing is that it often turns off the students who are raising their hands. It would open up so many possibilities for collaborative work and deeper understanding in both content areas.

Until he gets to the section about reading.

Once you’ve mastered one skill, you can move on to the next one. This is excellent… Like Like.

Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College

There are a few really good teaching techniques in this book. If you’re a high school teacher? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.