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New Useful Lesson On “Practice”

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I’ve shared a lot on the concept of “deliberate practice,” including lessons I use in my own classroom (see The Best Resources For Learning About The 10,000 Hour Rule & Deliberate Practice.

Today, Character Lab (led by Angela Duckworth) released an extensive lesson plan and short video (with Wynton Marsalis!) on what they call “Expert Practice” (I’m perplexed about why they would change the term, especially since they say it was inspired by Anders Ericsson, who originated the phrase “deliberate practice”).

There are definitely some very useful materials in the lesson plan though, like in their previously-released materials, I’d bet most teachers will want to pick-and-choose which they use in their class.

Here’s the short video with Marsalis:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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