First 20 Days and Framework Overview
Know why it is important to establish conditions for student collaboration during the first 20 days of school
Using the general descriptions in The First 20 Days article, develop a lesson, using your content, to teach a collaborative skill or procedure
Understand how including ALL elements of the framework lead to a full cycle of learning
Learn what it means to establish purpose and understand why this element of the Framework is essential to learning
Learn what instructional moves skilled teachers use when establishing purpose
Understand how to effectively plan for establishing purpose in our lessons
Use the Purpose Indicators of Success to determine how to continue to strengthen the way we establish purpose in our lessons
Gain a better understanding of what it means to model thinking and why it is essential to students’ learning
Observe Modeling Thinking in action to help us integrate into our own practices
Learn more about planning for think-alouds and demonstrations
Use the Modeling Thinking Indicators of Success to continue to strengthen the way we model thinking in our lessons
Understand why it is important to use guided instruction in the classroom
Understand how to plan for effective guided instruction
Identify ways to strengthen guided instruction from viewing examples of a teacher using guided instruction to support student learning
Learn ways to effectively use guided instruction to gauge student learning
Understand the difference between basic and productive group work
Understand the key features of basic group work
Learn how to plan for successful implementation of basic group work.
Understand the key features of productive group work
Learn how to plan for successful implementation of productive group work
Use the Collaborative Learning Rubric to continue to strengthen the way we use collaborative learning in our lessons
Learn how students’ daily deliberate practice in independent learning builds competence.
Notice the intentional teaching moves that accompany student independent learning.
Develop a lesson plan where students are able to apply new learning independently.
Learn how feedback can help make independent learning successful