New Resource — The Framework for Teaching: Intellectual Engagement Guide is Now Available!

The Old Framework for Teaching

The Framework for Teaching (FFT) gives voice to what all educators know: that teaching is very complex work. It’s a thinking person’s job.

The FFT may be used for many purposes, but its full value is realized as the foundation for professional conversations among practitioners as they seek to enhance their skill in the complex task of teaching. The FFT may be used as the foundation of a school or district’s mentoring, coaching, professional development, and teacher evaluation processes, thus linking all those activities together and helping teachers become more thoughtful practitioners. 

Four Domains Of Teaching Responsibility

The Framework for Teaching is a common language for instructional practice that is grounded in a philosophical approach to and understanding of great teaching and the nature of learning. It is a vision of excellence as well as a set of discrete practices. The Framework was developed not only to define great teaching and elevate the profession but also to outline a comprehensive approach to teacher professional learning across the career continuum – from pre-service teacher preparation through teacher leadership. This comprehensive approach was built around a specific conceptualization of the nature of the profession, its complexity, and the pursuit of great teaching and a stronger profession. 

 

Planning &
Preparation

Classroom
Environment

Instruction

Professional
Responsibilities

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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.

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