Videos: Instructional Excellence

Proactively, positively engage with students

Classroom meetings help to form bonds with your students and build a community of learners, say Katie McAuliffe, a fourth-grade teacher, and her multi-classroom leader, Sean Carberry.

Involve students in setting their own goals

Students need to know where they are educationally and where they want to be so they understand what steps to take to reach their goals, as Candace Butler demonstrates.

Celebrate Student Success

Multi-Classroom Leader Fred Hoffmann describes how his school recognizes student achievements.

Track and Compare Multiple Data Points

Multi-classroom leader Jacqueline Smith carefully tracks and analyzes results from all interim assessments with her team to push all students to mastery.

Use Data for Reteaching

“Data is everything,” to know what students need to fully grasp a concept, Multi-Classroom Leader Stephanie Roper says.

Use Data to See Where to Increase Rigor

Look at daily data points, such as from exit tickets or independent work, to make quick adjustments to increase rigor, Multi-Classroom Leader Kristin Cubbage says.