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The Revolution That’s Changing The Way Your Child Is Taught

“Teach Like a Champion” author Doug Lemov is exporting his ideas that teachers can learn to teach through techniques and that teachers can be built, rather than born to the United Kingdom. Guardian writer Ian Lesle explores Lemov’s concepts.

Like the U.S., U.K. teachers are given little training on how to teach. At training college, budding teachers learn theories of child development and are told about the importance of concepts such as “feedback” and “high expectations”. But they get surprisingly little help with actual teaching.