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6 DIMENSIONS OF QUALITY INSTRUCTION
 
  1.0  PURPOSE
     1.1  Standards
     1.2  Teaching Point
            Resources:
2.0  STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
     2.1  Intellectual Work
            Resources:
  Center for Educational Leadership Student Engagement DVD
                  (available for check out from Curriculum Library at DSC)
     2.2  Engagement Strategies
Engagement Strategies capitalize and build upon students' background knowledge, experience and responses to support rigorous and culturally relevent learning.  Engagement strategies encourage equitable and purposeful student participation and ensure that all students have access to, and are expected to participate in learning.        
           General Classroom Engagement Strategies
           Resources:
               Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning, Doug Buehl, 2009
               A guide including a range of engagement strategies with a focus on comprehension
               Project GLAD - Guided Language Acquisition Design
               www.projectglad.com - Project GLAD was first developed for K-12 students with English as a second language, but is a
               fantastic resource for the general  population.  The focus of the program is on engagement strategies.  A description of
               strategies can be accessed at the website.
               Teach Like a Champion, Doug Lemov (with DVD)
               A collection of 49 techniques/strategies for K-12 student engagement.
               For a collection of videos see:  https://www.inkling.com/.../teach-like-a-champion.../video.../fm-dvd-conte...
               Content Specific Engagement Strategies:
               Literacy
               Great reading & writing engagement strategies & suggestions for activities
     2.3  Talk
           Resources:
              Student Engagement
              Teacher/Student Conversations
  3.0  CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY
     3.1  Content
            Resources:
3.2  Teaching Approaches and Strategies
            Resources:
Center for Educational Leadership Curriculum & Pedagogy DVD
                   (available for check out from Curriculum Library at DSC)
     3.3  Scaffolds for Learining
  4.0  ASSESSMENT FOR STUDENT LEARNING
     4.1  Assessments
            Resources:
             Assessment overview:  http://youtube/aAiCoc4BhJ8
             Leading a Middle School data meeting:  http://youtube/mUd5VJbuD5M 
             Leading an Elementary School data meeting:  http://youtube/nrWJ8cfIQg0 
  5.0  CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT & CULTURE
     5.1  Use of Physical Environment
            Resources:
6.0  PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
     6.1  Professional Learning and Collaboration
            Resources:
  6.2  Ethical Practices
     6.3  Communication
            Resources: