Texas TLAC Online contains 34 modules across 15 techniques, grouped into two categories:
What To Do directions communicate what students SHOULD be doing, not what they SHOULDN'T be doing. Learn more about this technique with the training that follows.
Radar is your ability to see what happens in your classroom. Check out the trainings below to learn more about Radar.
The goal of Least Invasive Intervention is to make your redirections nearly invisible so that you can keep teaching and students can keep learning. Explore the trainings below to learn about several different kinds of Least Invasive Interventions.
Strong Voice is a technique for adjusting your speech and body language to ensure students listen carefully to what you say. Learn more about Strong Voice in the trainings that follow.
Give directions and redirections that motivate and inspire students to do their best work.
Well-planned systems are key to productive and joyful classrooms.
These modules help you build a positive, productive culture in a remote setting.
When you Cold Call students, you call on them regardless of whether they have raised their hands or not. Explore the trainings below to learn more about Cold Call.
Show Call is a variation on Cold Call. When you Show Call, you use student work to prompt further learning, analysis, and revision. Explore the trainings below to learn more about this technique.
Double Planning is the process of planning what both you and your students will do at each point in the lesson. Engage with the training below to learn more.
Plan for Error is the process of anticipating student misunderstandings and determining how you will respond to them in the moment. Check out the trainings below to learn more about this technique.
When you use Art of the Sentence, you ask students to synthesize a conclusion, describe an insight, or summarize a complex idea in a single, well-crafted sentence. Check out the following training to learn how to apply this technique in your classroom.
An Exit Ticket is a short, formative assessment that you can use to evaluate your students' success with the lesson objective. Check out the trainings below to learn how to design Exit Tickets effectively and how to analyze and act on the data you collect.
When you Stretch It, you respond to students' correct answers with more challenging questions. Check out the training that follows to learn more about this technique.
These modules help you create engaging and inclusive classrooms, building breadth of participation and depth of thought.
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