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
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.)
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.
Supporting Early Literacy for Multilingual Learners
These resources highlight the specific strategies that can accelerate multilingual learners’ progress towards reading proficiency
Addressing Unfinished Learning toolkit
Practical, proven, content-specific resources for instructional leadership teams
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.
6 Big Takeaways
The Rethinking Intervention project engages education leaders, researchers, and practitioners in deep conversations about what we know accelerates student learning.
Our favorite content resources
Our team compiled a list of some of our favorite ELA, math, and science resources from leading education organizations.
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.
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.
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.
Distance learning support
Content-agnostic and content-specific distance learning guidance and best practices, as well as considerations for virtual teaching platforms and structures.
Resources for naming or revising your aspirations for this school year, and guidance for how to step back and reflect on your current progress.
Resources for ensuring that students are fully present in school each day, regardless of what school looks like.
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.
Professional learning and coaching
Resources for teacher observation, teacher feedback, teacher coaching, and professional learning communities.
Resources for content prioritization, as well as curriculum-agnostic and curriculum-specific guidance for scope, sequence, and pacing.
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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