“Doug Lemov is also essential reading for anyone who wants to create a safe learning space for children of all ages by building up habits that will support success throughout school and beyond” (Time Education Supplement, August 2015)
One of the most influential teaching guides ever—updated!
Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a complete update to the international bestseller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike. Over 700,000 teachers around the world already know how the techniques in this book turn educators into classroom champions. With ideas for everything from classroom management to inspiring student engagement, you will be able to perfect your teaching practice right away.
The first edition of Teach Like a Champion influenced thousands of educators because author Doug Lemov's teaching strategies are simple and powerful. Now, updated techniques and tools make it even easier to put students on the path to college readiness. Here are just a few of the brand new resources available in the 2.0 edition:
- Over 70 new video clips of real teachers modeling the techniques in the classroom
- A selection of never before seen techniques inspired by top teachers around the world
- Brand new structure emphasizing the most important techniques and step by step teaching guidelines
- Updated content reflecting the latest best practices from outstanding educators
With the sample lesson plans, videos, and teachlikeachampion.com online community, you will be teaching like a champion in no time. The classroom techniques you'll learn in this book can be adapted to suit any context. Find out why Teach Like a Champion is a "teaching Bible" for so many educators worldwide.
From the Back Cover
Achieve classroom greatness with updated Champion techniques
Teaching is one of the most important jobs in the world and often one of the hardest. Excellent teachers continually strive to learn and improve their craft, and no matter how good a teacher is, there's always room for improvement. Teach Like a Champion became a global bestseller because it offered concrete, engaging, easy-to-implement techniques teachers could use to keep
their students engaged, focused, and learning. Teach Like a Champion 2.0 compiles the feedback gathered from real teachers in real classrooms around the world to deliver an updated set of techniques, made even more effective by the continual fine-tuning of daily classroom use. Effective and informative for both new teachers and classroom veterans, Teach Like a Champion 2.0 describes how to:
- ADJUST CLASSIC TEACHING TECHNIQUES TO BE EVEN MORE EFFECTIVE
- IMPLEMENT ENTIRELY NEW TECHNIQUES THAT KEEP STUDENTS ON TRACK
- TRANSLATE THEORY INTO ACTION WITH VIDEO DEMONSTRATIONS
"Teach Like a Champion 2.0 made me a better teacher. The rigor, depth, and applicability of each technique Doug shares immediately allowed me to improve the teaching I do with school leaders, teachers, and kids. TLaC 2.0 builds seamlessly from the first edition—going deeper on some key concepts and introducing us to a host of new methods."
—Dave Levin, cofounder, KIPP
"Like the fantastic teachers who have informed this book, author Doug Lemov is never satisfied and is constantly pushing himself and others to a higher and higher level. Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a must-read for those in pursuit of ensuring their students learn at the highest levels, including those who read Doug's first amazing book!"
—Wendy Kopp, founder, Teach For America; chief executive officer and cofounder, Teach For All
"I love two things about Doug Lemov and the Uncommon Schools team: a relentless focus on student learning, and a dedication to the proposition that the best professional development occurs when teachers learn from teachers. The pages of Teach Like a Champion 2.0 are imbued with both ideals."
—Daniel T. Willingham, author, Why Don't Students Like School? and When Can You Trust the Experts?
About the Author
Doug Lemov trains educators at Uncommon Schools, the nonprofit school management organization he helped found. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College, a Master of Arts from Indiana University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is also the author, with Erica Woolway and Katie Yezzi, of Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better .