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.

Supporting Remote Instruction with the Framework for Teaching

with Charlotte Danielson & Jim Furman

How can a framework written when laptops still had floppy disk drives continue to fulfill its original purpose?  The Framework for Teaching was designed to be nimble.

Click here to watch a free webinar from August 19, in which Charlotte Danielson and Jim Furman discuss using the Framework to support online teaching, our guide to remote teaching (for teachers and observers).  They talk about teaching with colleagues from around the world who are working to promote student success by applying steadfast principles of great teaching in a new and still evolving context.

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