Video from our Annual ‘Practice Perfect’ Workshop | Doug Lemov

Just two weeks to go until our annual Practice Perfect workshop when we spend two days studying what is probably the secret to more effective teacher training- deliberate practice.

Teaching is a performance profession–though few people think of it that way.  This means that we perform live. We go on stage five times a day. And we cannot press pause and stop and think when the work gets tricky.  So one of the keys to getting better at teaching is practicing.  Other performance professions understand this.  Tennis players hit 1000s of iterations of the new backhand before they try it at…

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