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Instructional Practices
In this component, guidance and resources are provided to help educator teams understand and select effective instructional practices. A shared understanding of effective instructional practices involves understanding the teaching practices and educator beliefs that contribute to current student outcomes, research on how students learn, and research on effective instructional practices. This section culminates with the selection of instructional practices for the organization to focus on for strengthening student learning.

Read the Overview of Instructional Practices Component to learn more about the guidance provided in the Actions below.
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Educator Beliefs

Examine beliefs of educators across the organization.


Overview of Educator Beliefs
Activity: Examine Educator Beliefs
Activity: Common Beliefs Survey

Current Instruction

Examine current instructional practices across the organization.


Overview of Current Instruction
Activity: Examine Current Instruction

How Students Learn

Explore how students learn.


Overview of How Students Learn
Activity: Research on How Students Learn

Effective Instruction

Explore effective instructional practices.


Overview of Effective Instruction
Activity: Explore Effective Instructional Practices

Select Practices

Select effective instructional practice(s) for implementation.


Overview of Select Instructional Practices
Activity: Select Instructional Practices

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