• 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 SY18

    This 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.  

    Spring Session

    Face-to-face version
    • Required in-person sessions: 3/14, 3/21, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Please note: The initial session and final session will both end at 7:30 p.m.)
    • Inclement weather days:  3/21 & 5/16 (these dates are "as needed" and will be required, in-person classes from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

    Online version

    • Required in-person sessions: 3/14 and 5/9
    • Inclement weather days:  3/21 & 5/16 (these dates are "as needed" and will be required, in-person classes from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.)
    • Online (3.5 to 5 hours), the week of: 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9

    Registration: Click here to log into ERP to register on the Professional Growth System*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.  Teachers who registers for both will be placed on the waitlist for one course and removed from the other. 


    Weekly Learning Cycle

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    Contact Deonne Medley with questions regarding course content and Umekca Horsey for course logistics.  Click here for more information about the Accelerated Pathway and read this FAQ.  Contact the JGP with questions about the accelerated pathway process.

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