November 8, 2022
Workshop Model Teaching and Learning Series
- Week of November 7th: Classroom Visits - Giving feedback and collecting exemplars
- Week of November 14th: Celebration of Direct Instruction across the district
💻 Direct Instruction Module
Below is a module that will walk you through the Gradual Release of Responsibility...I Do, We Do and You Do. It includes explanations, videos and an interactive component to review the key components. It is a comprehensive tool to help you master Direct Instruction. Click on the blue text below. It will take you directly to the online module.
Gradual Release of Responsibility
Welcome! This professional development initiative will introduce you to the model of instruction known as the Gradual Release of Responsibility (GRR) Framework for Active Learning. The GRR is a four-step teaching method designed to foster student collaboration and create active learning environments.
Workshop Model Lesson Framework Aligned to Marzano Elements
Below is a lesson framework to help you view the Workshop Model in its entirety. The key components of the model are listed along the side in the gray boxes. In the white boxes there are key questions within each Workshop Model component aligned to the Marzano elements. We hope you find this framework helpful to guide your instructional planning. Below there is a link to download the pdf so you can print it and use it as you see fit.
🧰 Adding to Your Teaching Toolbox
What does this look like in the classroom?
📰 Great Article Outlining Cold Calling
Cold Calling: The #1 strategy for inclusive classrooms - remote and in person.
Based on my experience working with hundreds of teachers in numerous contexts, I'd suggest that one of the strategies with the biggest impact on the overall effectiveness of lessons is the routine use of cold-call questioning. More and more I find that, rather than merely promoting it, I am strongly advocating it, basically saying: every...
🎬 Cold Call Technique in a 2nd Grade Classroom
🎬 Cold Call Technique in a 7th Grade Classroom
📸 Photos of the Workshop Model in Action
Please share pictures of your class during a Do Now or Direct Instruction!
- We would love to feature them in the Instructional Minute.
- Email them to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In addition to the photo, please be sure include your name, school and grade level.
⭐ Your lesson could be featured in the next Instructional Minute!
Click the link below, "Share Your Ideas", to submit interest in having your lesson recorded. We would love to feature your classroom as part of the Workshop Model Teaching and Learning Series.