Markham T&L Blog

April 29, 2019

Teach Like A Champion 2.0 by Doug Lemov is a practical teaching book. Unlike many others that go into detail on the theory of education or how we learn, Teach Like A Champion is solely focused on techniques that teachers can implement in their classroom. 

Lemov states early on that many of these tech...

March 15, 2019

When planning lessons it is easy to think "What activity shall I get the students to do?" or even "I have this wonderful activity, let's do that tomorrow." However, lessons are far more successful when you start to think the other way round.

Objective driven teaching starts by considering "What do I...

March 14, 2018

In this post I am going to share some of the ideas I use in my day to day lessons. These aren't lessons that I have prepared specifically for an observation, or those one-off lessons designed to engage/challenge students beyond the curriculum. These are the bread and butter of my teaching. The thing...

October 18, 2017

Had the opportunity to talk teaching with an amazing group of math, science and technology teachers from my own region in the New York State Master Teacher Program on Saturday.  This post is specifically a follow-up to share two more examples of Cold Call, one of the techniques we discussed during t...

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