Tutoring Program Model Dimensions Planning Tool

Various strategies support learning acceleration, but implementing tutoring is at the core. Keeping design principles in mind, these ten multiple-choice questions to design school tutoring programs’ model dimensions from the National Student Support Accelerator will guide leaders or practitioners to startup.

Using Data to Inform Instruction

Creating strategic data cycles from assessment data will support schools in optimal prioritization. Educators need diagnostic data to inform them of students’ mastery of grade-appropriate knowledge and skills. This interactive step-by-step data tool from Great Schools Partnership helps academic leaders and teachers harness data to inform instructional practices. 

Assignment Review Protocols

Create a shared understanding of grade-level work  is an important part of igniting learning. These assignment review protocols from TNTP, useful for PD or content meetings, share tools to help instructional leaders and teachers determine if an assignment  gives students the opportunity to engage in grade-level content and can create shared understanding of grade level.   

Google Classroom Style Guide

Recommendations for Google Classroom settings are accompanied by rationales and other options for your consideration.

Google Classroom Toolkit

Includes Professional Development Agendas for Google Classroom & G Suite users to support a coherent approach: • Session 1: School Leadership Decisions About Set-Up • Session 2: Teacher Teams Collaboration to Establish a Common Vision • Session 3: Setting Up Google Classrooms: Workshop Agenda (Facilitation Guide and Slides)

Universal Design for Learning in Online Formats

Presents ideas that can help you make sure your online learning environment provides opportunities for individualized learning that can help students with learning and linguistic differences. Many of the strategies are also useful for students who cannot yet access complex texts independently.