PREAL Publications: What do Great Teachers Do?

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We are pleased to share with you the most recent PREAL Policy Brief, “What Do Great Teachers Do? The Techniques that Separate Great Teachers from Average Teachers.” PREAL Policy Briefs provide non-technical overviews of key education policy topics.

In this issue, Inter-American Dialogue Senior Fellow and former PREAL Co-director Jeffrey Puryear summarizes the findings of Doug Lemov’s Teach Like a Champion. Based on years of observation of high-performing teachers, the book offers 49 classroom techniques that can significantly increase the test scores of the poorest students.