Instructional Strategies that Work

Sigler Elementary Walkthroughs

Classroom Instruction that Works

Have you seen the QR codes posted throughout the building? Scan one and see what happens!

As you spend time in your partner's classroom and your partner spends time in your classroom, we want to be able to focus your efforts on identifying instructional strategies that work, based upon the work from "Classroom Instruction that Works" by Robert Marzano.

Below you will find a brief explanation of each instructional strategy ranked in order of yielding the highest level of student success.

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Why Are We Doing This?

To provide background as to why peer observations are important...

After teacher groups in KN-2nd and 3rd-5th completed the Plano Professional Practice Analysis Critical Action #9 was identified as a leverage point.

Critical Action #9 - Model and promote substantive collaboration to foster a learning community

Specifically, Promote collaboration through structured peer classroom visits.

We have identified a growth area and will begin to provide opportunities to visit one another's classrooms with a goal of establishing a culture in which ALL teachers expect to visit and are visited by their peers.