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Jul 10

Case Study: Micro-Slicing

Case Studies , Professional Development

An Alternative to Traditional Walk-Throughs I was visiting a school recently and taking the instructional leaders on classroom walkthroughs as a part of the leadership training we were doing in the district. The purpose of the walkthrough was to help the leaders learn how to distinguish rigorous instruction and provide teachers with effective feedback that […]

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Jul 10

What is GREAT Teaching?

Professional Development , Teaching

Most people argue that great teaching cannot be taught. I offer that it’s not so much that it can’t be taught; it’s just that it often goes untaught. Most education programs catalogue effective teaching behaviors but few show teachers how to integrate these behaviors or the thinking that goes behind these behaviors. It is this […]

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