Instructional Resources


Jon Saphier on checking for understanding – In this free 15-minute clip on the Research for Better Teaching website, staff development guru Jon Saphier explains effective in-classroom checking for understanding and plays clips of teachers in action. Research for Better Teaching - Checking Understanding

Fred Jones on Integrating Good Teaching and Classroom Management - Classroom management expert Fred Jones (author of Tools for Teaching, 2007), draws a parallel between PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) and RTI (Response to Intervention), two widely used programs for improving (respectively) discipline and instruction. Fred Jones Behavior and Grades Improvement