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HBM 1697 (1 unit)

Explore the neuroscience of learning in this 1 unit book study of “Teach Like a Champion 3.0” by Doug Lemov. Participants of this introductory course will learn 14 practical, immediately implementable techniques coined by the author involving lesson preparation and checking for understanding that are used by teachers all over the country. These techniques involve concepts like planning for error, retrieval practice to improve student memory of content, creating a culture of error in your classroom, among others. This book is a MUST read for new teachers!

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HBM 1697 (1 unit)

15 hours
All levels
0 lessons
0 quizzes
17 students


  • Google/Gmail account
  • Purchase of the book "Teach Like a Champion 3.0" by Doug Lemov


  • All coursework available online
  • Self-paced
  • Created by educators FOR educators
  • Google Classroom makes coursework simple and easy to use

Target audiences

  • Elementary Teachers
  • Middle School Teachers
  • High School Teachers
  • Teachers who want to advance on the salary schedule
  • New Teachers
  • Teachers who want to improve their classroom management

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Discover the insights of “Teach Like a Champion 3.0” by Doug Lemov in our practical 1 unit online book study course tailored for K-12 teachers. This course offers valuable professional development for teachers- new and veteran alike, by focusing on realistic classroom strategies and techniques.

In this initial course of our series, we dive into the book’s core themes which are backed by research in the neuroscience of learning. The emphasis is on the nuts and bolts of effective teaching, specifically techniques 1-14, which cover lesson preparation and checking for understanding. These strategies are designed to empower educators to enhance their classroom management and engagement.

Through hands-on learning, participants will not only grasp these essential principles but also apply them in their own classrooms. As you continue on to the other courses in this 6 part series, explore additional techniques coined by Lemov like cold calling, planning for error, no opt out, and other actionable methods to elevate your teaching skills far beyond what you thought was possible.

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Classroom Management Course Teach Like a Champion 1

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