Teach Like a Champion, Enhanced Edition: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 25, 2011 - Education - 320 pages
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This special enhanced edition of Teach Like a Champion brings to life the 49 essential teaching techniques from Doug Lemov.

In his best-selling book, Teach Like a Champion, Doug Lemov helps new and veteran teachers working with students of all ages become champions in the classroom. These powerful techniques are concrete, specific, and easy to put into action immediately.

In this enhanced edition of Teach Like a Champion, the reader will find all the great content in the original book but all 25 video clips are integrated and playable within the chapters. Read the technique description and see it in action immediately! The enhanced edition makes the invaluable content even more accessible and engaging. It's perfect for personal professional development as well as for use in group settings.

Among the techniques:

**Technique #1: No Opt Out. How to move students from the blank stare or stubborn shrug to giving the right answer every time.

**Technique #22: Cold Call. In order to make engaged participation the expectation, call on students regardless of whether they have raised their hands.

**Technique #35: Do It Again. When students fail to successfully complete a basic task, from entering the classroom quietly to passing papers around, doing it again, doing it right, and doing it perfectly, results in the best consequences.

Highlights of the enhanced edition include:

**A complete digital version of the print book.

**25 seamlessly integrated video clips of champion teachers demonstrating successful techniques with their students.

**A new bonus Video Introduction with author Doug Lemov. Hear Doug's suggestions on how to use the book, and why he thinks this new enhanced format of Teach Like a Champion is perfect for busy educators!

  

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Contents

Format Matters Technique 5 Without Apology Reflection and Practice Clips
Foreword
The Art of Teaching and Its Tools
Teach Like a Champion The Essential
Setting High Academic Expectations
No Opt
RightIsRight Clip3RightIsRight Clip 4 Right Is Right and Stretch
Format Matters
Wait Time
Everybody Writes
Vegas
Reflection and Practice
Creating a Strong Classroom Culture
Entry Routine Technique 29 Do
Tight Transitions
Binder Control

Planning that Ensures Academic Achievement Technique 6 Begin with the
4
Post It Technique 9 Shortest Path
Double Plan
Draw the
Reflection and Practice
Structuring and Delivering Your Lessons
The Hook Technique 13 Name the Steps Technique 14 Board Paper
Circulate
Break It Down
Ratio
Check for Understanding
At Bats
Exit Ticket
Take a Stand
Reflection and Practice
Engaging Students in Your Lessons
Call and Response
Pepper
Slant Technique 33 On Your Mark
Seat Signals
Props
Reflection and Practice
Setting and Maintaining High Behavioral Expectations Technique 36 100 Percent
What to
Strong Voice
Do It Again
Sweat the Details
Threshold
Building Character and Trust
Improving Your Pacing Additional Techniques
Challenging Students to Think Critically Additional
Clear and Concise
The Fundamentals Teaching Decoding Vocabulary
Conclusion
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Doug Lemov is a managing director of Uncommon Schools and oversees its True North network. He is the former president of School Performance and former vice president for accountability at the State University of New York Charter Schools Institute. He also trains school leaders and teachers and has taught English and history at the university, high school, and middle school levels. Visit Doug Lemov at www.douglemov.com.

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