Instructional Framework and Rubric: Applying the Teach Key Actions
This nine-week, 2 AU course will deepen teachers understanding of the Instructional Framework's Teach domain. Each week, participants will unpack a different Teach Key Action, and teachers will practice implementing and reflecting on strategies used in their classroom. The Teach domain of the Instructional Framework includes the nine Key Actions below, which will be the focus of this course.
Week 1: Orientation Session (in-person)
Week 2: Teach 7 - Implement routines to maximize instructional time, Teach 8 - Build a positive, learning-focused classroom culture, and Teach 9 - Reinforce positive behavior, redirect off-task behavior, and de-escalate challenging behavior
Week 3: Teach 1 - Communicate standards-based lesson objectives
Week 4: Teach 2 - Present content clearly
Week 5: Teach 3 - Use strategies and tasks to engage all students in rigorous work and T6 - Facilitate student-to-student interaction and academic talk
Week 6: Teach 4 - Use evidence-dependent questioning
Week 7: Teach 5 - Check for understanding and provide specific, academic feedback
Week 8: Final Portfolio Implementation & Evidence Collection
Week 9: Final Portfolio Presentations (in-person)
Course Offerings SY18This is a hybrid course, meaning there will be a blend of in-person sessions and online sessions. In order to earn 2 AUs, participants must attend all in-person sessions on the dates listed below, complete all online learning, and submit all assignments on time. We ask that you take these dates seriously as they will not be excused, modified, or adjusted.
Winter SessionRequired in-person sessions: 11/15 & 1/31 from 4:30 – 7:30pInclement weather days: 11/22 & 2/7 (these dates are "as needed" and will be required, in-person classes from 4:30-7:30p)Online (3.5 to 5 hours per week), the week of: 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/2, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22Registration: click here to register for the Winter Session. *Please read the Registration Survey carefully as it contains additional important information about the course. Teachers will receive a confirmation email 1-week prior to the start of the course.
Spring SessionRequired in-person sessions: 2/22 & 5/3 from 4:30 – 7:30pInclement weather days: 3/1 & 5/10 (these dates are "as needed" and will be required, in-person classes from 4:30-7:30p)Online (3.5 to 5 hours), the week of: 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/22, 4/3, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23Registration: click here to register for the Spring Session. *Please read the Registration Survey carefully as it contains additional important information about the course. Teachers will receive a confirmation email 1-week prior to the start of the course.
Please be considerate of your fellow colleagues and only register for one session. In the event that a teacher registers for both, they will be placed on the waitlist for one course and removed from the other.
Weekly Learning Cycle
Contact Tina Goette with questions about the course. Click here for more information about the Accelerated Pathway and read this FAQ. Contact the JGP with questions about the accelerated pathway process.Search templates (CTRL+Space)