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Use this at-a-glance guide to align observation-based next steps to TLAC Online Trainings within the Get Better Faster Framework. White trainings relate to the management trajectory and blue trainings relate to the rigor trajectory.

Technique Training Type of Practice
Plan Film
Description: A teacher will...
Phase 1:
Strong Voice
(Management 2)
Establish Formal Register Practice using Formal Register to signal the importance of her words
Do Not Talk Over Practice using self-interrupt as a way to avoid talking over students
Economy of Language & Quiet Power Practice using fewer words, spoken quietly, as a means to communicate calmness and to ensure all students hear and respond to her directions
Double Plan
(Rigor 1)
Lesson and Materials Practice envisioning and planning what both she and her students will do at each step of the lesson
Exit Tickets
(Rigor 1)
Design Criteria Practice applying three criteria to make her Exit Tickets even more effective
Analyze & Act Practice planning how to analyze and act on data from Exit Tickets
Phase 2:
Days 1-30
What To Do
(Management 3)
Planning and Delivery Practice delivering clear directions that help students hear and understand the directions
(Management 5)
Building Radar Practice using observable directions, scanning, & Pastore's Perch to see her classroom accurately and efficiently
Be Seen Looking Practice signaling that her directions matter by looking for follow-through
Phase 3:
Days 31-60
Cold Call
(Management 9 and Rigor 10)
Introducing Cold Call Practice introducing Cold Call with a Cold Call Roll-Out Speech
Positive Cold Call Culture Practice building a positive Cold Call culture in her classroom
Time the Name Practice Timing the Name during Cold Call by using question, pause, name
Unbundle & Follow On Practice two ways to maximize participation during Cold Call: Unbundle and Follow On
Slow Call Practice using Slow Call, a slower, more reflective Cold Call
Least Invasive Intervention
(Management 11)
Non-Verbal Interventions Practice using Non-Verbal Interventions to manage behavior and maintain lesson momentum
Two Key Verbal Interventions Practice using two whole-class reminders of expectations: Positive Group Corrections & Anonymous Individual Corrections
Private Individual Correction Practice addressing off-task behavior with individual students
Plan for Error
(Rigor 7)
Anticipate Student Error Practice planning how to anticipate student misunderstandings
Break It Down Practice planning responses that break down complex content in response to student misunderstandings
Phase 4:
Days 61-90
Show Call
(Rigor 9)
Show Call with Purpose Practice planning what kind of student work to Show Call, when to show it, and how much work to share
Positive Show Call Culture Practice building a positive Show Call culture by managing how she takes and reveals student work
Analysis & Application Practice planning how to analyze shared student work and how all students will apply that analysis
Next Steps
Stretch It
(Rigor 13)
Directive and Non-Directive Practice planning directive and non-directive ways to "stretch" correct student responses
Art of the Sentence
(Rigor 9)
Three Types of Prompts Practice planning Art of the Sentence to push students toward writing precise, syntactically complex sentences