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Peg with Pen: Understanding "Teach Like a Champion"

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It is important for the public to know the kind of deception that is passing for information when it comes to LEARNING! Lemov's book is the Bible of pedagogy for no-excuses charter schools. It is used as a canonical text in the Relay "Graduate School of Education," where successful charter teachers train new charter teachers how to get higher test scores.To Peg, teaching is an art and a craft, not a science. To Lemov, teaching is a process that can be standardized to achieve the goal of education, which is higher test scores. Diane Ravitch adds: "Honestly, reading the book and watching the videos is terribly depressing." 

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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