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Intentional and Targeted Teaching: A Framework for Teacher Growth and Leadership

What is FIT Teaching? What is a FIT Teacher? The Framework for Intentional and Targeted Teaching® or FIT Teaching® is a research-based, field-tested, and experience-honed process that captures the essentials of the best educational environments. In contrast to restrictive pedagogical prescriptions or formulas, FIT Teaching empowers teachers to adapt the most effective planning, instructional, and […]

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The Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practice: Using the Framework for Teaching in Your School

Since the original publication of Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching in 1996, thousands of educators in the United States and around the world have used the framework and its clear definition of the components of good teaching to structure their professional conversations and guide their practice. Building on those diverse experiences, Charlotte Danielson […]

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Joy in Teaching: A Research-Based Framework of Action for Educators

The life of a teacher is complex, and on the best days, you head home knowing that you have positively impacted the lives of your students and in a broader sense potentially bettered the world. Those are the days that you think about when you decide to become a teacher, those are the days they […]

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Compassionate Music Teaching: A Framework for Motivation and Engagement in the 21st Century

Compassionate Music Teaching provides a framework for music teaching in the 21st century by outlining qualities, skills, and approaches to meet the needs of a unique and increasingly diverse generation of students. The text focuses on how six qualities of compassion (trust, empathy, patience, inclusion, community, and authentic connection) have made an impact in human […]

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The Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument, 2013 Edition: The newest rubric enhancing the links to the Common Core State Standards, with clarity of language for ease of use and scoring

The framework for teaching document is an evolving instrument, but the core concepts and architecture (domains, components, and elements) have remained the same. Major concepts of the Common Core State Standards are included. For example, deep conceptual understanding, the importance of student intellectual engagement, and the precise use of language have always been at the […]

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Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching, 2nd Edition (Professional Development)

This acclaimed framework for successful teaching practice–a benchmark for thousands of school systems and educators around the world–is now fortified with applications for state standards, formative assessments, and school specialists. Use the book’s 22 components of successful teaching practice to support novice teachers who are concerned with day-to-day survival, experienced teachers who want to improve […]

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