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The Danielson Framework

The Framework for Teaching is a research-based and validated set of components of instruction. 

By approaching this work with a constructivist perspective, the Framework gives voice to what all educators know: teaching is very complex. 

To navigate these complexities, the Framework organizes this work into four domains, 22 components, and 76 elements. Through these areas, educators can grow and develop in their profession, with excellent results along the way.

A Vision of Excellence

A Vision of Excellence

The Framework is a vision of instructional excellence and a set of practices that describe it.
The Framework

The Framework

The Framework gives voice to what all educators know: that teaching is very complex work.
Framework Clusters

Framework Clusters

The Framework Clusters provide a roadmap for important learning by students.
Common Themes

Common Themes

The Common Themes permeate all the components and elements of the Framework for Teaching.

SUMMER WORKSHOPS

Chicago, IL

Join us in Chicago this summer for a series of workshops that will give participants the opportunity to focus on putting the Framework to work as the centerpiece of learning.

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