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Gradual Release of Responsibility Instructional Framework

Virtual Bootcamp—July 18, 2022

How can teachers intentionally increase students' ownership of learning? Explore the Gradual Release of Responsibility Instructional Framework for making the transition from teacher-centered learning to student-owned-and-centered learning with leading authors Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey.

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What You Will Learn

Join ASCD for this one-day virtual bootcamp to recharge your professional skills around the gradual release of responsibility instructional framework. 

Learn how to develop an instructional framework that allows teachers to intentionally increase students' ownership of learning over time. In this interactive one-day session, we will use videos, documents, and classroom examples to explore this instructional framework.

Participants will

  • Use quality indicator rubrics to deepen their knowledge of how quality instruction should look.

  • Apply look-fors and listen-fors to analyze quality instruction.

  • Learn how to deploy elements of a gradual release of responsibility instructional framework to build plans.

  • Examine the phases of the framework, learn common mistakes made at each phase, and create methods for supporting fellow educators when mistakes occur.

 

Schedule

The bootcamp runs 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Lunch break: 12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Note: The schedule is subject to change. All times listed are U.S. eastern daylight time (UTC-4.00).

Pricing Information

Registration starts at $399 per person.*

Registration is $349 per person for teams of 5 or more.
Click here for information about how to register a team at this rate.

Materials (books) are purchased separately.

* Registration closes Thursday, July 14, 2022, 5:00 p.m. eastern daylight time (EDT)

Suggested Reading Materials

The following books are recommended to enhance your participation.
Books are sold separately from event registration.

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility, 3rd Edition

by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility, 3rd Edition

About the Presenters

Douglas Fisher
Douglas Fisher

Douglas Fisher is a professor of educational leadership at San Diego State University, where he focuses on policies and practices in literacy and school leadership.

Nancy Frey
Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey is a professor of literacy in educational leadership at San Diego State University where she focuses on policies and practices in literacy and school leadership.

Attendee Information

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Who should attend

This bootcamp has been designed for teachers, instructional coaches, school leaders, and curriculum coordinators who work with other educators to bring instructional excellence to every classroom and school.

Access to the event

This is a virtual event. Attendees will receive a link to participate two days prior to the event. Registration will close two business days prior to the event start date.

Certificate of participation

Participants will receive a certificate of participation four weeks after the event concludes. Please check with your state department of education for Continuing Education Units availability.

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Gradual Release of Responsibility Instructional Framework

Presented by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

Virtual Bootcamp

July 18, 2022, 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. U.S. EDT

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