Just released: Essential Practices in Early Literacy

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. 

Curriculum Support Guide

Translate great materials into great instruction

Our Curriculum Support Guide offers 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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Essential Practices in Early Literacy

Early literacy leadership

These resources invite leaders and teachers to reimagine how they center early literacy instruction to accelerate students’ development of foundational reading skills.

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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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Continuous Improvement Toolkit

Practical tools, templates, and recommendations for keeping students engaged in meaningful learning, whether they are learning in a classroom or at home.

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Distance learning support

Content-agnostic and content-specific distance learning guidance and best practices, as well as considerations for virtual teaching platforms and structures.

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Vision setting

Resources for naming or revising your aspirations for this school year, and guidance for how to step back and reflect on your current progress.

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Student attendance

Resources for ensuring that students are fully present in school each day, regardless of what school looks like.

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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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Community of Practice

Professional learning and coaching

Resources for teacher observation, teacher feedback, teacher coaching, and professional learning communities.

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Pacing

Resources for content prioritization, as well as curriculum-agnostic and curriculum-specific guidance for scope, sequence, and pacing.

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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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