Instructional  Strategies

 

   Improving Communications

                                                                ELA Department Chair Communication FORM

                                                                MATHEMATICS Department Chair Communication FORM

                                                SCIENCE Department Chair Communication FORM

                                                               SOCIAL STUDIES Department communication FORM

 

Classroom Materials and Resources

MCSD Framework of Initiatives

Checklist for Implementation of Instructional Strategies

Marzano's Nine Essential Instructional Strategies

(Click selected strategy listed in red for a quick location.)

Differentiated Instruction

Engaged Learners 

PBL

 PLC

Rigor Through Critical Thinking Skills

Standards-Based Classroom 

 

 

 

 

 

How is Rigor Attained

 Through Critical Thinking Skills?

 

 

 

 

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  Mathematics Thinking Maps Team

  

              

    

 

   Higher-Order Thinking

          * Strategies

           1. Use action verbs noted in Bloom's document to design units and lesson plans.

               Bloom's Taxonomy and Verb List

               NEW Bloom's Taxonomy - graphic and Verb List

           2. Note the strategies indicated by Marzano's Nine on this page.

           3. Performance Objectives, measurable indicators of mastery

 

   Rigor in the Classroom

           * Strategies

           1.  Marzano's Nine Instructional Strategies   

           2.  Assessing Academic Rigor in the Math Classroom

           3.  New Horizons for Learning

 

   Mentoring Minds Resources

 

   Depth of Knowledge: by GaDOE

         1.  DOK Levels    by Wisconsin Center for Education Research

         2. DOK Levels Chart

         3.  DOK graphic (page 6) by Southern Nevada Regional PDP

         4.  DOK Descriptions specific to Science   by Colorado Department of Education

        5.  Bloom's Correlation to DOK  (see page 5 of attachment)

                  

   Scroll down to see Lesson Plans

 

 

Project-Based Learning

 

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            hows and whys of PBL
                         concepts, videos and examples
                   checklists for Project-Based Learning
               more resources ....
Professional Learning Communities

            Vertical Teams 

 

           Articles:

            1. National Staff Development Council: Learning Communities

            2. Educational Leadership: Improving Relationships Within the Schoolhouse

            3. Building Professional Learning Communities by Cathy Berlinger-Gustafson

  More Resources

 

 

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       Accommodations

       Non-readers     Physical Impairments     Sensory Impairments    Attention/Behavior     Gifted

       Direct links to general classroom accommodations specific for disability:
      
Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

       Autism
      
Deaf - Blind
      
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
      
Emotional and Behavioral Disorder

       Mathematics Strategies for Learning Disabilities
      
Mild Intellectual Disability
      
Orthopedic Impairment
      
Significant Development Delay
      
Specific Learning Disability
      
Speech - Language Impairment

       Tourette Syndrome
      
Traumatic Brain Injury
      
Visual Impairment
 

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