Learn and Practice Teach Like a Champion Techniques.

With short, digestible online modules and carefully crafted practice methods, you can bridge the gap between seeing a technique and being able to use it confidently and consistently in your classroom.

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15 Minute Modules

Designed for busy teachers, each 15-minute module follows a proven four step-approach.

Step Into a Classroom

Observe the technique in action with teachers and students.

Study the Technique

Analyze additional classroom footage to learn how to execute the technique.

Practice

Based on what's modelled, practice the technique to gain confidence.

Review and Share

Record yourself practicing then review and share with others for feedback.

Improve Your Craft Anywhere, Anytime

Founded by Doug Lemov, Teach Like a Champion is part of Uncommon Schools' commitment to share teaching insights that enable all students to achieve at high levels. TLAC Online provides a flexible, accessible and proven way to access and learn effective teaching techniques.

TLAC Online Modules TLAC Online currently has 34 modules covering 15 techniques in 2 categories:

Building Strong Classroom Culture

  • What To Do
  • Radar
  • Least Invasive Intervention
  • Strong Voice
  • Positive Framing
  • Systems and Routines
  • Building Culture Remotely

Engaging Academics

  • Cold Call
  • Show Call
  • Double Plan
  • Plan For Error
  • Art of the Sentence
  • Exit Tickets
  • Stretch It
  • Engaging Academics Remotely
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Resources to help managers and coaches get started:

TLAC Online Quick Start Guide

Follow these step-by-step directions to get your team using the platform.

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TLAC Online + Get Better Faster

Use this at-a-glance guide to align observations within the Get Better Faster framework to TLAC Online modules.

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Positive Cold Call Culture

Invest students in Cold Call by ensuring that it is warm, regular, and universal.

Estimated time to complete
15-20 mins

Install Your System, Part 1: Roll-Out

Invest students in your system with a brief, positively-framed introduction that shares the purpose for the system.

Estimated time to complete
10-15 mins

Join thousands of teachers who have benefited from the modules.

See what other people are saying about TLAC Online.

LaKenya Sharpe

LaKenya Sharpe

Principal of Collins Academy High School, Chicago Public Schools

TLAC Online's concise and targeted modules with their clear criteria for success have become key levers for improving teacher practice at my school.

Brent Maddin

Brent Maddin

Executive Director of Educator Workforce Initiatives at Arizona State University

There is no need for long professional developments that no one is going to complete. In 15 minutes, this will make you better in your classroom tomorrow. An elegant 15 minutes. Voila!

Jennifer Baxi

Jennifer Baxi

Senior Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Uncommon Schools

The Teach Like a Champion Online Modules are easy to follow, and incredibly impactful if you are looking to build your capacity as an effective teacher. If your desire is to grow into an effective teacher, you will most certainly get better faster through your use of these modules.

Nyree Addison

Nyree Addison

Associate Director of Recruitment at Uncommon Schools

I was excited to pilot the TLAC Online modules as a part of our interview process. It provides candidates with the support they need to put their best selves forward in an interview. As a recruiter, TLAC Online allows me to feel confident that I’m recommending the strongest candidates for our teaching roles thanks to the added layer of TLAC practice under their belt.

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