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High-Impact Instructional Leadership: Student Engagement

Series Course Description: This course is part of a three-part series designed for instructional leaders who want to take their schools' instructional practice and culture of feedback to the next level. Participants will use an instructional checklist, developed by Nicole Scariano, throughout the series.
Course Description:
For this course, participants will explore student engagement using checklists to help teachers leverage high-impact practices for greater results.

*Examine an expanded set of classroom look for’s for student engagement based on the work of Philip
Schlechty, focusing on both attention and intellectual engagement in the classroom.
*Utilize a checklist for unpacking student engagement.

Audience:Leaders, Teacher-Leaders, Mentors, K-12

Time:This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Presenters:Nicole Scariano & Rebecca Shea

Courses in the High-Impact Instructional Leadership Series:
Part One: Lesson Coherence
Part Three: Formative Assessment

CTLEs Needed?: Yes CTLE Hours: 1.0

  • Resources
  • High Impact Instructional Leadership
  • Module 1: Overview (5 minutes)
  • WATCH: Overview
  • MODULE 1: Reflect & Share Discussion
  • Module 2: Components of Engagement (20 minutes)
  • WATCH: Module 2
  • WATCH: Phil Schlechty on Engagement
  • READ: Engagement Defined
  • MODULE 2: Reflect & Share Discussion
  • Module 3: Ways of Seeing (10 minutes)
  • WATCH: Ways of Seeing
  • MODULE 3: Reflect & Share Discussion
  • Module 4: Evidence of Engagement (25 minutes)
  • Before Video
  • WATCH: 3rd Grade Lesson
  • MODULE 4: Reflect & Share Discussion #1
  • WATCH: Closing Thoughts
  • MODULE 4: Reflect & Next Steps- Share Discussion #2
  • Course Completion
  • Thank You!
  • Course Evaluation and Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever