Three Lessons from Alex Timoll’s Cold Call | Doug Lemov

One of our most useful clips of the Cold Call technique is this short-but-super clip of Alex Timoll at Excellence Boys Charter School in Bed Stuy Brooklyn.  There are a ton of things you could take away from it, and from Alex’s teaching generally, but there are three especially useful lessons i think that every teacher can use.  First the video:

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Key Points:
Alex uses her Cold Call to ‘backstop’ her Turn and Talk. Students are both engaged in and accountable for the Turn and Talk because, they have come to…

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