Essential Elements of Instruction for New Teachers

This training for all newly hired teachers is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the district's instructional framework. The training includes direct instruction on the Essential Elements of Instruction, emphasizing ways of effectively applying these concepts in the classroom. The elements serve as principles upon which instructional decisions are based regarding: 1) what to teach – the content; 2) how the students will learn and then demonstrate what they've learned; and 3) what teacher actions will be needed to accomplish 1 and 2.