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"Do Now" Meets Checking for Understanding


Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS III: Teachers plan and deliver effective instruction and create an environment that facilitates learning for their students.
    • Element D: Teachers establish and communicate high expectations and use processes to support the development of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Doug Lemov's Field Notes Blog demonstrates the Do Now strategy with an example that shows how a teacher uses a “do now” to collect data on student needs and next steps.