TLAC Online contains 24 modules across 12 techniques, grouped into three categories: Behavior and Culture, Planning for Achievement, and Engaging Academics. Click on a technique name below (in blue) to see the supporting modules.

Behavior and Culture

What To Do

Planning and Delivery
Set students up for success with directions that tell them clearly and simply what to do


Building Radar
Set the stage for success by giving observable directions and scanning the room
Be Seen Looking
Communicate to students that you're a careful observer

Least Invasive Intervention

Non-Verbal Interventions
Help students get back on track by redirecting misbehaviors without using words
Two Key Verbal Interventions
Help students get back on track with minimally invasive redirections that highlight the desired behavior
Private Individual Correction
Keep your one-on-one redirections as private as possible

Strong Voice

Establish Formal Register
Adjust your speech and body language to signal that what you are saying is important
Do Not Talk Over
If what is being said is worthy of attention, ensure every listener can hear it
Economy of Language & Quiet Power
Emphasize the importance of your words by paying attention to what you say and how you say it

Positive Framing

Frame Redirections Positively
Motivate students to elevate their effort by redirecting them in ways that communicate trust and maintain privacy.
Motivate Effort and Excellence
Inspire students to do their best by challenging them and by reminding them about who they are striving to become.

Planning for Achievement

Double Plan

Lesson and Materials
Plan what you and your students will be doing at each point in the lesson

Plan For Error

Anticipate Student Error
Do the intellectual work of anticipating student error when planning your lessons
Break It Down
Respond to incorrect answers in a way that helps students get to "right"

Art of the Sentence

Three Types of Prompts
Use the discipline of writing a single sentence to help students think and write with greater precision

Exit Tickets

Design Criteria
Design an end-of-lesson assessment that provides formative data on student learning
Analyze & Act
Use end-of-lesson assessment data to inform tomorrow's teaching

Engaging Academics

Cold Call

Introducing Cold Call
Invest students in Cold Call with a brief, positively-framed introduction to the technique
Positive Cold Call Culture
Invest students in Cold Call by ensuring that it is warm, regular, and universal
Time The Name
Maximize participation by asking your question before Cold Calling a student to answer
Unbundle & Follow On
Call on students in a way that increases participation and encourages careful listening
Slow Call
Slow down your Cold Call to encourage students to think more deeply

Show Call

Show Call with Purpose
Be strategic about the student work you show and when you show it
Positive Show Call Culture
Build a culture in which students want to have their work shown.
Analysis & Application
Help students to analyze each other's work and to apply what they've learned

Stretch It

Directive and Non-Directive
Reward “right” answers with more challenging questions

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