Element 10.1: Uses the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model: Modeling, guided practice, collaborative practice, independent application/transfer
Why is this important?
The Gradual Release Model is actually a set of key instructional "moves" that are important when teaching a new process or skill and is associated with high gains in student achievement. This is the model that should be used when teaching high impact strategies as well. Make sure not to skip the steps in between modeling and independent practice/transfer.
You might want to start here:
See it in action:
After exploring this high impact strategy:
1. What are your most important takeaways?
2. In what ways do you anticipate this will impact or shift your practice?
3. What questions do you have at this point?