Join Our Spring Institute

This April, join us in-person to focus your professional learning on building instructional knowledge and practice in your school or district. Delve deeper into how the Framework can be used to support reflection, observation, and conversations for professional growth.

The Updated Framework Is Here For You

The updated Framework for Teaching, released last year, is here to support your instructional goals. For more than 26 years, the Framework for Teaching has been used by millions of educators to achieve great teaching. Start exploring today!

Online Learning and Facilitated Sessions

Work with an organization committed to great teaching? Explore partnership opportunities like online, self-paced courses and facilitated sessions designed to help teachers and those who support them.


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the UPDATED framework for teaching

Over the last two and a half decades, the Framework for Teaching (FFT) has been used by countless educators worldwide, and we’ve seen the FFT’s power to accelerate teacher growth, improve student outcomes, and create a more rewarding and sustaining professional environment. Start exploring the updated FFT in your efforts to expand your practice, learn new ways to engage with students, and create innovative approaches that will forever change the way we think about school.

Explore the key changes within the updated Framework for Teaching using this summarized overview of the FFT’s domains, components, and elements.
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Explore intellectually engaging instruction through our current thinking, recommendations for reflection and practice, and suggestions for professional learning.
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Use this companion tool to the Intellectual Engagement Guide to work with individual teachers to reflect on their practice in the area of intellectually engaging instruction.
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Use this companion tool to the Intellectual Engagement Guide to work with to reflect on your practice as an educator in the area of intellectually engaging instruction.

Our reach


2021 marked the 25th anniversary of the FFT


The Danielson Group has partnered with over 1,500 organizations worldwide

StaTES & Territories

We have directly supported educators in 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands


We have worked with school and ministries in Canada, Lebanon, Colombia, Mexico, Jamacia, and ten other countries


Our resources and publications have been downloaded over 50,000 times in the last year

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partnering with dg?

The Dg is proud to feature our current partners & their stories:

Harmony Public Schools
Vimenti Charter Schools
South Orange & Maplewood School District
Pace Center for Girls
Division Scolaire Franco-Manitobaine
Concept Schools
Howard University Middle School
Prince George’s County Public Schools
Maryland’s Juvenile Services Education System
Professional Learning With Impact (PLI)