Teaching Resources

reDesigners find collaborating with schools, in classrooms and staff-rooms, to be incredibly energizing and creative work. This section of the Design Lab houses the prototypes and other resources we have developed to support the work of our clients. Many of these tools were developed in close collaboration with our clients, others we created to broaden and deepen our skills and understanding of complex teaching and learning issues.

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FEI Teacher Reflection Protocol

Reflective practice is the key to professional growth. This protocol helps teachers turn a critical eye toward their own lessons, either in collaboration with a supervisor or coach, or on their own. This...

FEI Transfer School Implementation: Slides

This slideshow describes the key features of reDesign's Framework for Effective Instruction, as it was is implemented in New York City Transfer Schools during the Learning Across the Curriculum Project.

FEI Weekly Planning Template

Though similar in design to the classic lesson plan book, this template not only helps teachers plan lesson arcs across multiple class periods or days, it also reminds them to incorporate a launch,...

FEI's 5 Components

A short overview describing the five key components of reDesign's Framework for Effective Instruction: Lesson Preparation, the Launch, the Investigation, Synthesis, and Teacher Reflection.

FEI's Approach to Investigations

Teachers or instructional leaders who want to learn more about the Investigation phase of a lesson can refer to this exploration of the theory and praxis behind it. The document also includes a set of FAQ's...

FEI's Approach to Lesson Launches

Teachers or instructional leaders who want to learn more about the Launch phase of a lesson can refer to this exploration of the theory and praxis behind it. The document also includes a set of FAQs that...

FEI's Approach to Synthesis

Teachers or instructional leaders who want to learn more about the Synthesis phase of a lesson can refer to this exploration of the theory and praxis behind it. The document also includes a set of FAQs that...

FEI: Anatomy of a Lesson

A companion to reDesign's Lesson Plan Template, this document dissects a lesson plan, revealing its "anatomy" It can be used by teachers and instructional leaders as a guide to establishing a common...

GED Educational Resource Manual

A Manual to support practitioners in designing a course of study that prepares students for the GED test and facilitates their transition to postsecondary education and careers. reDesign authored Section 2:...

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