Better Learning Through Structured Teaching
A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility
Meeting Dates and Times
This is a self-paced book study that will last for six weeks. There are NO virtual meetings and NO face-to-face sessions. Each Monday, a list of discussion questions will be posted to the book study Google Classroom. Participants should answer the questions and respond to their colleagues' posts. The first discussion questions for chapter 1 will be posted on Monday, June 27. The final questions for chapter 6 will be posted on August 1. All questions and discussions should be completed by Friday, August 5.
Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
This book study is open to and appropriate for all educators.
There is no cost for participation. Participants will receive a free copy of the text used for the book study.
15 PDPs will be awarded for full participation.
Alignment to District Goals
Meeting the Needs of All Learners
1.1 - Strengthen Tier 1 Instruction through the use of pest practices.
1. 2 - Address the academic needs of students by removing barriers and strengthening inclusive practices.
2.1 - Provide training to educators on way to personalize learning and other best practices.
3.4 - Provide opportunities for educators to collaborate to develop the district's curriculum through PLCs.
Strategic Use of Data
4.2 - Develop and strengthen opportunities for collaboration among educators through PLCs to support the academic growth of all students.
For questions about this professional learning opportunity, please contact Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, Zachary Waddicor.