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Resources for instruction, learning, and recovery

Only by learning from each other will we find a way to support our students. As part of our commitment to scale high-quality teaching practices proven to move the needle on outcomes, Instruction Partners freely creates, curates, and distributes knowledge, research, and tools that are practical and realistic rather than theoretical. 


Professional Learning Conditions and Practices

Detailed action plans, rubrics, and guidance to help leaders strengthen two essential PL structures: 1) collaborative planning and 2) observation and feedback

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Curriculum Support Guide

A straightforward example of what systems can do to improve instruction and achievement by selecting, launching, and supporting high-quality curriculum, detailing what it means and what it takes to successfully implement exceptional materials (For CKLA-specific guidance, go here.)

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Early Literacy Playbook

Step-by-step guidance and ready-to-use tools for strengthening and monitoring early literacy across a school or system


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Addressing Unfinished Learning toolkit

Practical, proven, content-specific resources for instructional leadership teams

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Science leadership

If you are responsible for leading or supporting instructional improvement in science, explore these tools for establishing, sharing, and progressing toward a vision for high-quality teaching and learning.

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Rethinking Intervention

6 Big Takeaways

The Rethinking Intervention project engages education leaders, researchers, and practitioners in deep conversations about what we know accelerates student learning.

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Our favorite content resources

Our team compiled a list of some of our favorite ELA, math, and science resources from leading education organizations.

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Our favorite resources for supporting multilingual learners

Our team compiled a list of some of our favorite free and practical resources for supporting multilingual learners.

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Classroom Observation Tools

Central to our work with partners, the classroom observation tools describe standards-aligned content, teacher actions, and student engagement indicative of excellent teaching and learning.

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Relationships and connections

Resources for gathering and acting on data that gets at the perspectives and experiences of students, families, and staff, as well as compiled research on trauma-informed and social-emotional learning.

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Lesson preparation and internalization

Support and resources for addressing unfinished learning, lesson internalization protocols, as well as curriculum-specific reference guides for Expeditionary Learning, Guidebooks, and Illustrative Mathematics.

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