Small Group Pulls

Pulling small groups can make be the difference between your whole class achieving proficiency, and only 75% of your class achieving proficiency. Use small groups to your advantage and these tips to be most effective. 

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Script Your Think-Aloud

Follow your script, crush INM and modeling! A great skill for new teachers, as well a refresher for veterans, this foundational skill takes direct instruction to a new level.

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Monitoring Pathway

Maximize your feedback, data collection, and circulating by having a monitoring pathway. This is a path you follow almost overtime you circulate.

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Visual Culture In The Classroom

Our setting affects how we feel, think, and learn. An organized classroom with displayed student work, anchor charts, and decorations feels very different than a messy classroom where nothing seems to have a place.

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Urgency In Instruction

An engaging, quick-moving classroom comes down to the urgency of the room. When the pace is slow and activities feel like a chore, students will effectively 'check out.'

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Lesson Hooks

Get class started by engaging your students. Lesson hooks are more than a fun video at the start of class; they set the tone for the entire lesson!

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Your Teacher Tone

One of the most important things to monitor is your teacher tone. Often times, people (and students) will listen closer to the tone of voice than to the content.

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