12 Oct '14

News The American who wrote Britains latest teaching bible

Doug Lemovs 49 classroom tips are required reading for many new teachers, but he is not universally popularHow do you make teachers teach better? US educator Doug Lemov thinks he has some answers and has documented them in a book, Teach Like a Champion, which is informing a generation of teachers, first in America and now in the UK.Though few may have heard of him, Lemov is a growing influence on education in the US, where he runs 16 charter schools across New York, New Jersey and Boston called Uncommon Schools. His influence is spreading to the UK, where politicians and education policymakers are lapping up his ideas. Continue reading...

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