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CHAPTER 1 – Gathering Data on Student Mastery

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Reject Self-Report

Amy Youngman collects data on student mastery by quickly scanning each student’s answer to see whether it is correct.

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Standardize the Format

Meaghan Reuler immediately identifies student misunderstandings thanks to materials that make mistakes easy to find—and to some careful looking.

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Show Me

Bryan Belanger uses hand signals to gauge student mastery. He responds quickly in consideration of the extent of the errors.

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Show Me

Jon Bogard uses Show Me to identify and correct common errors. Some students review; some earn independent practice.

5

Affirmative Checking

Bob Zimmerli sets “checkpoints” where students must check their answers with him before proceeding to more difficult problems.

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Affirmative Checking

Hilary Lewis uses a “ticket” system to check students’ work before they move on to independent practice.

CHAPTER 2 – Acting on the Data and the Culture of Error

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Culture of Error

Katie Bellucci normalizes error by encouraging students who corrected their work to raise their hands and “be proud!”

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Culture of Error

Jason Armstrong tells students he “expects some disagreement” and doesn’t care for now what the right answer is.

CHAPTER 3 – Setting High Academic Expectations

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No Opt Out

David Javsicas stays steady at the helm and sticks with a student who declines to answer a question.

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No Opt Out

Derek Pollak solicits help from the class when a student is very near to a correct answer.

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No Opt Out

Jamie Davidson gets a student to improve her expression in reading after another student models what it means to “snap.”

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No Opt Out

Shadell Purefoy (Noel) asks a student to repeat a correct answer after she’s unable to answer the first time.

13

Right Is Right

Grace Ghazzawi holds out for an all-the-way-right answer.

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Right Is Right

Maggie Johnson pushes students to use precise language to describe a particular scene.

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Right Is Right

Jason Armstrong holds out for a thorough definition of volume after students present formulas and partial definitions.

16

Stretch It

Art Worrell stretches the original student and then begins stretching other students to build a rigorous classroom culture.

17

Format Matters

Darryl Williams actively reinforces the language of opportunity by correcting informal phrases.

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Format Matters

Beth Verrilli asks a student for more collegiate language.

CHAPTER 5 – Lesson Structure

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Control the Game

Jessica Bracey keeps durations short and unpredictable, moving the reading around the room to involve lots of students.

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Control the Game

Eric Snider balances student reading with his own modeling to build a culture of expressive reading.

21

Circulate

Domari Dickinson and Rue Ratray demonstrate the fundamentals of Circulate.

CHAPTER 6 – Pacing

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Change the Pace

Erin Michels quickens classroom pace by shifting deftly among different styles of participation.

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Change the Pace

Jessica Bracey maintains a steady pace in her reading class by varying activities.

24

Brighten the Lines

Seven teachers show examples of Brighten Lines by cleanly beginning and ending exercises.

25

All Hands

Colleen Driggs shows her students how to raise their hands for a new question and lower them when someone else is called on.

26

Work the Clock

Deena Bernett uses a stopwatch projection to allot specific amounts of time for certain activities.

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Change the Pace

Ashley Hinton puts together a number of pacing techniques to keep her class moving.

CHAPTER 7 – Building Ratio Through Questioning

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Cold Call

Gary Lauderdale’s consistent Cold Calling keeps his students focused on the math.

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Wait Time

Maggie Johnson gives students think time, encouraging more reluctant scholars to participate.

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Wait Time

Boris Zarkhi narrates hands, and tells his students to put their hands down to make full use of the Wait Time he gives them.

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Wait Time

Colleen Driggs encourages students to go back and look at their notes during think time.

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Cold Call

Hannah Lofthus establishes a brisk rhythm with the way that she Cold Calls.

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Cold Call

Colleen Driggs explains how she will “Hot Call,” as an opportunity for students to show they are “on fire.”

34

Cold Call

Jon Bogard makes his Cold Calls predictable and positive, including calling on one student whose “hand was up in [her] mind.”

35

Call and Response

Janelle Austin keeps her students’ responses sharp.

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Call and Response

Jennifer Trapp uses Call and Response to reinforce note-taking skills, grammar rules, and difficult pronunciations.

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Pepper

Art Worrell Peppers his classroom with questions about constitutional amendments.

CHAPTER 8 – Building Ratio Through Writing

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Everybody Writes

Gillian Cartwright sets up rigorous student-driven discussions with eighteen minutes of pre-thinking in writing. Yes, eighteen minutes!

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Everybody Writes

Rachel Coffin ups the ratio in her classroom by challenging students to complete a sentence that begins with a complex starter.

40

Everybody Writes

Lauren Latto teachers her students to sustain their focus in writing for longer periods.

41

Show Call

Paul Powell normalizes the process of “good to great” and sends a very clear message about accountability for written work by Show Calling exemplary work.

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Show Call

Katie McNickle Show Calls a number of different students’ work to show different approaches to solving the same problem.

CHAPTER 9 – Building Ratio Through Discussion

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Habits of Discussion

Yasmin Vargas uses a series of questions and nonverbals to encourage productive discussion.

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Turn and Talk

Rue Ratray uses a variety of methods to keep his Turn and Talks engaging for his students.

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Turn and Talk

Eric Snider uses a series of efficient prompts and follow-ups to keep his Turn and Talks accountable and efficient.

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Turn and Talk

Laura Fern uses a number of different techniques to ensure efficiency, consistency, and rigor in her Turn and Talks.

CHAPTER 10 – Systems and Routines

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Strategic Investment: From Procedure to Routine

Stephen Chiger delegates roles to create a culture of autonomy in his classroom.

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Strategic Investment: From Procedure to Routine

Doug McCurry encourages students to pass in their papers faster and faster with Positive Framing.

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Strategic Investment: From Procedure to Routine

Nikki Bowen works through procedures with her students until they become second nature and support student autonomy.

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Strategic Investment: From Procedure to Routine

Lauren Moyle’s class transitions from desks to the floor by singing a song about the continents.

51

Do It Again

Sarah Ott teaches her kindergarteners how to do classroom tasks such as coming together on her signal.

CHAPTER 11 – High Behavioral Expectations

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This clip demonstrates what a culture of high behavioral expectations looks like at maturity.

Erin Michels demonstrates a number of high behavioral expectations in a lesson using “triangulous units.”

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100%, Part 1: Radar/Be Seen Looking

Rachel King moves to Pastore’s Perch and scans the room at the moment she wants to monitor her class more closely.

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100%, Part 1: Radar/Be Seen Looking

Patrick Pastore demonstrates effective use of Pastore’s Perch.

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100%, Part 1: Radar/Be Seen Looking

Michael Rubino scans consistently and uses some “moves” to intimate that he is looking carefully.

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100%, Part 2: Make Compliance Visible

Amy Youngman makes compliance visible with visible commands like “pen caps on.”

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100%, Part 2: Make Compliance Visible

Ashley Hinton scans the classroom even while she works with individual students. Her vigilance pays off with a happy classroom.

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100%, Part 3: Least Invasive Intervention

Ashley Hinton demonstrates a series of subtle nonverbal interventions used to keep her class focused.

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100%, Part 3: Least Invasive Intervention

Alexandra Bronson subtly resets her whole class via a positive group correction.

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100%, Part 3: Least Invasive Intervention

Bob Zimmerli and Laura Brandt demonstrate different takes on anonymous individual correction.

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100%, Part 3: Least Invasive Intervention

Jaimie Brillante demonstrates private individual correction by whispering to a student.

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100%, Part 3: Least Invasive Intervention

Jason Armstrong uses a whisper correction to make public corrections feel private.

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100%, Part 3: Least Invasive Intervention

Lucy Boyd uses a variety of different nonverbal interventions to keep her students hard at work during discussion.

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100%, Part 4: Firm Calm Finesse

Channa Comer demonstrates Firm Calm Finesse as her class gets restless.

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100%, Part 5: Art of the Consequence

Ana O’Neil delivers two consequences with grace and calm, and encourages students to get back in the game.

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100%, Part 5: Art of the Consequence

Bridget McElduff demonstrates a number of techniques while giving a productive consequence.

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Strong Voice

Christy Lundy uses do not engage in a situation every teacher has seen some version of.

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Strong Voice

Jessica Merrill-Brown uses the self-interrupt to keep the full attention of her class even while she’s sitting down.

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Strong Voice

Mike Taubman uses a series of self-interrupts to ensure student focus.

CHAPTER 12 – Building Character and Trust

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Positive Framing

Janelle Austin demonstrates nearly a dozen ways to narrate the positive.

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Precise Praise

Hilary Lewis gives positive reinforcement that provides students a model for success.

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Precise Praise

David Javsicas privately and genuinely praises replicable student actions.

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Precise Praise

Stephen Chiger doubles back to help a student better see how and why she was successful.

74

Joy Factor

Roberto de Leon makes the act of reading joyful.

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Joy Factor

Taylor Delhagen lightens the mood by getting in touch with the joyful side of Simón Bolívar.