Follow the lessons and classroom activities of Kirkwood Faculty/Coordinator Jack Terndrup’s “Exploring Teaching” classes from the Fall of 2011. Each class has been edited for key curriculum and classroom interaction highlights.

  1. Volume 1: Provenzo – Teacher Dispositions, Lemov Chapter 1 – Teaching Techniques
  2. Volume 2: Favorite Teachers, Lemov Chapter 1 – Teaching Techniques, Lemov Chapter 2 – Setting Lesson Objectives
  3. Volume 3: Paraeducator Roles & Responsibilities, Introduction to Microteaching, Lemov Chapter 3 – Direct Instruction
  4. Volume 4: Classroom Observations, Lemov Chapter 4 – Engaging Students & Classroom Participation
  5. Volume 5: Content Delivery and Student Mastery, Lemov Chapter 5 – Classroom Procedure
  6. Volume 6: Microteaching Exercises, Lemov Chapter 6 – Classroom Engagement/Interaction
  7. Volume 7: Teacher Interviews, Lemov Chapter 7 – Attitude & Interaction, Carol Dweck – Growth vs. Fixed Intelligence
  8. Volume 7.2: Carol Dweck – Growth vs. Fixed Intelligence (continued), Classroom Feedback
  9. Volume 8: Lemov Chapter 8, Wikipedia, Pacing
  10. Volume 8.2: Disabilities
  11. Volume 9: Lemov Chapter 9 – Classroom Q & A techniques

For further reading, many of the lesson plans reference:

  • “Teach Like a Champion: 49 techniques That Put Students on The Path to College” by Doug Lemov
  • Eugene Provenzo is the editor of “The Teacher in American Society”

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