Teach Like a Champion 3.0: 63 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College

Teach Like a Champion 3.0: 63 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College

by Doug Lemov
Teach Like a Champion 3.0: 63 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College

Teach Like a Champion 3.0: 63 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College

by Doug Lemov

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Teaching is an art, and one of the most important. This book, a follow-up to previous editions, teaches teachers how to be the best role-models and instructors they can be, no matter their students. This is perfect for any teacher looking to grow in their craft.

Teach Like a Champion 3.0 is the long-awaited update to Doug Lemov’s highly regarded guide to the craft of teaching. This book teaches you how to create a positive and productive classroom that encourages student engagement, trust, respect, accountability, and excellence. In this edition, you’ll find new and updated teaching techniques, the latest evidence from cognitive science and culturally responsive teaching practices, and an expanded companion video collection. Learn how to build students’ background knowledge, move learning into long-term memory, and connect your teaching with the curriculum content for tangible improvement in learning outcomes.

The new version of the book includes:

  • An introductory chapter on mental models for teachers to use to guide their decision-making in the classroom.
  • A brand new chapter on Lesson Preparation.
  • 10 new techniques
  • Updated and revised versions of all the technique readers know and use
  • A brand new set of exemplar videos, including more than a dozen longer “keystone” videos which show how teachers combine and balance technique over a stretch of 8 to 10 minutes of teaching.
  • Extensive discussion of research in social and cognitive science to support and guide the use of techniques.
  • Additional online resources, and supports

Read this powerful update to discover the techniques that leading teachers are using to put students on the path to success.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119712619
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/15/2021
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 4,076
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

DOUG LEMOV has transformed classrooms around the world with his tangible teaching techniques. Using these techniques, Doug trains educators as part of his work at Uncommon Schools, the nonprofit school management organization he helped to found. He is also coauthor of the books Practice Perfect and Reading Reconsidered.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

The Author xv

About Uncommon Schools xvii

Preface to the 3.0 Edition: Equity, Justice, and the Science of Learning xix

Introduction to the Third Edition: The Art of Teaching and Its Tools xxxv

1 Five Themes: Mental Models and Purposeful Execution 1

Mental Models 3

Principle 1: Understanding Human Cognitive Structure Means Building Long-Term Memory and Managing Working Memory 7

Principle 2: Habits Accelerate Learning 14

Principle 3: What Students Attend to Is What They Will Learn About 19

Principle 4: Motivation Is Social 23

Principle 5: Teaching Well Is Relationship Building 26

2 Lesson Preparation 37

Technique 1: Exemplar Planning 45

Technique 2: Plan for Error 49

Technique 3: Delivery Moves 53

Technique 4: Double Plan 58

Technique 5: Knowledge Organizers 62

3 Check for Understanding 75

Technique 6: Replace Self-Report 76

Technique 7: Retrieval Practice 82

Technique 8: Standardize the Format 87

Technique 9: Active Observation (ActiveObs) 92

Technique 10: Show Me 104

Technique 11: Affirmative Checking 107

Technique 12: Culture of Error 111

Technique 13: Show Call 120

Technique 14: Own and Track 131

4 Academic Ethos 139

Technique 15: No Opt Out 139

Technique 16: Right Is Right 153

Technique 17: Stretch It 161

Technique 18: Format Matters 173

Technique 19: Without Apology 181

5 Lesson Structures 187

Technique 20: Do Now 187

Technique 21: Take the Steps 194

Technique 22: Board = Paper 202

Technique 23: Accountable Independent Reading 205

Technique 24: FASE Reading 209

Technique 25: Circulate 222

Technique 26: Exit Ticket 228

6 Pacing 237

Technique 27: Change the Pace 241

Technique 28: Brighten the Lines 248

Technique 29: All Hands 252

Technique 30: Work the Clock 256

Technique 31: Every Minute Matters 260

7 Building Ratio Through Questioning 265

Technique 32: Phrasing Fundamentals 274

Technique 33: Wait Time 276

Technique 34: Cold Call 282

Technique 35: Call and Response 301

Technique 36: Means of Participation 307

Technique 37: Break It Down 315

8 Building Ratio Through Writing 323

Technique 38: Everybody Writes 324

Technique 39: Silent Solo 327

Technique 40: Front the Writing 334

Technique 41: Art of the Sentence 339

Technique 42: Regular Revision 346

9 Building Ratio Through Discussion 353

Technique 43: Turn and Talk 355

Technique 44: Habits of Discussion 368

Technique 45: Batch Process 374

Technique 46: Disciplined Discussion 378

10 Procedures and Routines 385

Technique 47: Threshold and Strong Start 391

Technique 48: Habits of Attention 397

Technique 49: Engineer Efficiency 406

Technique 50: Routine Building 407

Technique 51: Do It Again 413

11 High Behavioral Expectations 419

Technique 52: What to Do 425

Technique 53: Radar and Be Seen Looking 432

Technique 54: Make Expectations Visible 438

Technique 55: Least Invasive Intervention 439

Technique 56: Firm, Calm Finesse 446

Technique 57: Art of the Consequence 448

Technique 58: Strong Voice 455

12 Building Student Motivation and Trust 475

Technique 59: Positive Framing 477

Technique 60: Precise Praise 485

Technique 61: Warm/Strict 490

Technique 62: Emotional Constancy 495

Technique 63: Joy Factor 497

How to Access the Videos 503

Ready to Learn More? 505

Index 507

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