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Instructional Focus

Our Instructional Focus Strategies 

The New Art & Science of Teaching Tool
Lesson Planning 101- A few reminders of important planning considerations.
Madeline Hunter Lesson Planning Template - A time tested template for effective lesson planning.
13 high impact instructional strategies - These 13 instructional strategies and behaviors identified in the study were found to be significantly related to higher levels of student achievement. These practical behaviors can help teachers effectively engage our students.
Include both Conative and Cognitive focus in planning
Marzano and Kendall’s new Taxonomy - offer a list of actions and action verbs to help in planning.
Blooms/Marzano/Webb Taxonomy Crosswalk - offer a list of actions and action verbs to help in planning.
Marzano’s Core Content Instructional Vocabulary - A list of identified essential student vocabulary at various levels and curricular areas.
Portage Township Continuous Improvement Planning Process - School level Continuous Improvement Planning guidance.
Depth of Knowledge Levels - Questioning typology (DOK)
Edmentum White Paper Resources