Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

09.02.17 Adding a Parameter to Cold Call

  I’m on my way back from New Zealand today. In the course of doing some training down there for NZ Rugby coaches, I met a music teacher from the South Island named Sam Hadfield. He’d been experimenting with a few carefully chosen techniques—Cold Call, No Opt Out, Right is Right—in his classroom with generally positive…