During the planning section, you will learn how to identify specific challenges you may have with implementing a practice and potential strategies for how to address those challenges:

  • Lesson 1: Ask the Expert (2:52 run time)
    Instructional practices are defined and the best available research on instructional practices is summarized by Dr. Ilene Schwartz.

  • Lesson 2: Gathering the Information (Part 1- 17:16 run time; Part 2- 10:27 run time; Part 3- 5:39 run time)
    Characteristics of instructional practices and the four phases of learning are explained with examples and activities.

  • Lesson 3: Take Action (7:50 run time)
    Take a deeper dive into the four phases of learning using a scenario with a family. Also, instructional strategies for dual-language learners and data-driven instruction are explained with examples and activities. 

  • Voices from the Field
    Practitioners and family leaders share their expertise and perspectives on using instructional practices.