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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Science Competency Tracker

Developed in collaboration with New Directions High School, this model shows how teachers can break down competencies or objectives, and track evidence of student progress toward meeting them.

Social Studies Competency Tracker

Developed in collaboration with New Directions High School, this model shows how teachers can break down competencies or objectives, and track evidence of student progress toward meeting them.

Standards-Based Planning

Teachers can use this tool to ensure that students have multiple opportunities to demonstrate mastery of specific standards by identifying specific skills, appropriate activities, and assessments across...

Student Work Analysis Tool

A tool to facilitate practitioners in the collaborative study of student assessments, in order to identify instructional next steps to improve student achievement. This tool was developed in collaboration with...

Student Work Review Protocol

A tool to facilitate math practitioners in the collaborative study of student assessments, in order to identify instructional next steps to improve student achievement. The protocol was developed in...

Think-aloud Feedback Protocol

A companion to the Think-Aloud Planning Template designed to help instructional leaders, coaches, and observing peers to provide targeted feedback to teachers on the think-alouds they undertake.

Think-Aloud Planning Template

Think-alouds are a powerful, but underutilized, instructional practice that allows teachers to reveal to students their own thinking as they tackle new material. Good think-alouds require careful planning:...

Tipsheet for Metacognition

Making metacognition a regular feature of lessons is one of the most powerful ways to improve student achievement. This brief guide provides tips for teachers who want to begin to incorporate this highly...

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