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Deeper Lessons Tool

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EL Education

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Topic

  • Academic Achievement
  • Assessment
  • Classroom Instruction

Type

Criteria Lists

Grade Level

The goal of this tool is to ensure that students across EL classrooms and schools experience lessons that are rigorous, engaging, and student-centered. When planning, observing, and/or reflecting on lessons, teachers, coaches, and school leaders can refer to the set of criteria and “look fors” below. Please note that this tool is not intended to be a comprehensive list of criteria for quality lessons. There are many vital dimensions of a classroom that this tool is not meant to assess, such as a safe and respectful classroom culture, efficient routines, and classroom environment. Feel free to adapt or draw from this tool to inform other tools your school may use. This is not meant to be a stand-alone tool, but rather needs to be surrounded by systems and structures that engage and support teachers in designing and implementing deeper lessons.

Download this resource to read the full text.

Created By

EL Education

Resource Downloads

Topic

  • Academic Achievement
  • Assessment
  • Classroom Instruction

Type

Criteria Lists

Grade Level

The goal of this tool is to ensure that students across EL classrooms and schools experience lessons that are rigorous, engaging, and student-centered. When planning, observing, and/or reflecting on lessons, teachers, coaches, and school leaders can refer to the set of criteria and “look fors” below. Please note that this tool is not intended to be a comprehensive list of criteria for quality lessons. There are many vital dimensions of a classroom that this tool is not meant to assess, such as a safe and respectful classroom culture, efficient routines, and classroom environment. Feel free to adapt or draw from this tool to inform other tools your school may use. This is not meant to be a stand-alone tool, but rather needs to be surrounded by systems and structures that engage and support teachers in designing and implementing deeper lessons.

Download this resource to read the full text.

Resource Downloads