Doug Lemov and his 49 Teach like a Champion Techniques are used in many charter schools and is encouraged is some public schools as effective teaching strategies (it's in our districts cache of professional development videos). It would be funny, if it were a satirical video.
If these methods appeal to you, Match Education, may just be what you're looking for. Like Match.com, this organization seeks to place would be nonprofessionals in the education field:
"Great!" you say? New avenues to recruit new teachers? Well, sure except they have a much higher than average attrition rate (2 years), less training and development, and lets not forget the delightful effect frequent turnover has on our most vulnerable students (they only place in "No excuses" urban charters)!Tough MutTer, a 10-hour “teacher obstacle course” in which would-be teachers at No Excuses charter schools run teaching drills with real-live urban high school students:
Thinking about becoming a teacher, whether through Teach For America or another path? The job is hard and a lot of people quit. The obstacle course is designed to test your instinctive teaching chops, emotional readiness, grit, and teamwork. This day is a fun way to learn about yourself, and whether teaching is really your calling. Tough MutTer is affectionately modeled on Tough Mudder. Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces. Tough MutTeR is designed by Match Teacher Residency (MTR).