Instructional Rounds is based on the book, "Instructional Rounds in Education".
What is the theory behind Instructional Rounds?
Instructional Rounds is based on a theory explained in the book by City et al. Fundamental is the construct of "the instructional core" shown in the diagram opposite. There are 7 principles of the instructional core. They are:
Overview of Instructional Rounds
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What happens during Instructional Rounds?
Each round follows a set process:
The following short reading is an edited summary of "Learning from Instructional Rounds" by Elizabeth City. It's a great reading to orient teachers and leaders to instructional rounds
Instructional Rounds is about instructional leadership:
In this short video one school leader describes the way that using instructional rounds has transformed her leadership.
Why Instructional Rounds?