Teach Like a Champion
49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College
By D. Lemov
(Jossey-Bass, Paperback, 9780470550472, 320pp.)
Publication Date: April 26, 2010
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Easy-to-apply ideas for becoming an outstanding teacher
How to Teach Like a Champion is filled with proven teaching techniques that are designed to help teachers, especially those in their first few years, become champions in the classroom. These powerful techniques are concrete, specific, and are easy to put into action the very next day. Includes techniques and tips in the following areas
- Setting high academic and behavioral expectations
- Structuring and delivering excellent lessons
- Engaging students in your lessons
- Creating a strong classroom culture
- Building character and trust
- Improving the pace of your classroom
- Helping students improve their reading skills
Written by Doug Lemov, an expert in urban education and school performance, this book will give new and experienced teachers the information they need to help their students succeed.
Conventional wisdom says that good teachers are born, not made. But Doug Lemov spent years observing highly effective teachers, and has developed a set of simple techniques that he says can make anyone a great teacher. His guide is Teach Like A Champion. More at NPR.org
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