Category Archives: How to Be a Successful Teacher

Good Stories Really Do Get Inside Your Head

This past year, Princeton neuro-scientist Lauren Silbert put herself in an fMRI and recorded her neural patterns while she recounted a VIVID STORY from her personal experience. Then she put volunteers in the fMRI, played back the story over headphones, … Continue reading

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#4 – Great Teachers Lead Great Reading Sessions

This is Article 4 of 4 in a series from Neil MacQueen, www.sundayresources.net Insights for Sunday School gleaned from the book “Teach Like a Champion” (by D. Lemov). Doug Lemov spent thousand of hours observing, interviewing, and videotaping great teachers in public … Continue reading

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#3 – The Classroom Culture & Techniques of Great Teachers

Article 3 of 4 in a series from Neil MacQueen, www.sundayresources.net Insights for Sunday School gleaned from the book Teach Like a Champion (D. Lemov). Doug Lemov spent thousand of hours observing, interviewing, and videotaping great teachers in public schools, and distilled … Continue reading

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#2 – Great Teachers Set High Expectations

Article 2 of 4 in a series from Neil MacQueen, www.sundayresources.net Insights for Sunday School gleaned from the book Teach Like a Champion (TLAC,  D. Lemov). Doug Lemov spent thousand of hours observing, interviewing, and videotaping great teachers in public schools, and … Continue reading

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#1 – How to Get 6+ More Hours of Sunday School

I originally wrote this article as part of a four-part series about things successful teachers do to get more out of their studeents  The other three articles distill terrific classroom management and teaching methods from the book Teach Like a Champion (TLAC,  … Continue reading

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