How Dani Quinn Uses Show Me to Check for Understanding | Doug Lemov

Dani Quinn is a math teacher at the Michaela School in London. We recently video-taped her lesson and, in watching, I was struck right away by her Check for Understanding. She constantly used Show Me (technique #5 in TLaC) to assess students as she taught and she used that data to guide her lesson. And she strove to build a culture where students were comfortable learning form their errors- an idea I call Culture of Error (technique #8 in TLaC).  I cut two examples to try to show why and how she was so effective, and oddly I am going to show them to you in reverse order.



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