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Explore the key changes within the updated Framework for Teaching using this summarized overview of the FFT’s domains, components, and elements.
Spanish Version: Explore intellectually engaging instruction through our current thinking, recommendations for reflection and practice, and suggestions for professional learning on the topic of intellectually engaging instruction.
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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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Spanish Version: 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 individual teachers to reflect on their practice in the area of intellectually engaging instruction.
Spanish Version: 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.
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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.
Recommendations for meeting the needs of students during this time of crisis, through the lens of the FFT.
A reorganization of the Framework’s components to support teacher-powered professional learning.
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Spanish Version: A summarized, printable version of the Framework Clusters.
The Framework for Teaching explained. Our FFT Quick Reference is a user-friendly overview of the FFT’s domains, components, and elements
Download our guided observation tool customized for remote teaching and learning
Reflect on the eight components most critical to remote teaching and learning
A version of the Clusters that focuses on practices related to literacy and language arts instruction.
Charlotte Danielson’s address at the 2015 ASCD conference.
A crosswalk between the Framework for Teaching and Universal Design for Learning.
The 2011 version of the Framework rubrics.
A summarized, printable version of the Framework Clusters.
Presents the ever-evolving Framework for Teaching as a tool for classroom observations and the evaluation of teacher practice.