High Impact Instruction
Research-Based, Best-Practice Instructional Strategies That Worked in NC Turnaround Schools (Based on High Impact Instructional Strategies" by Carrie Brewington @NCDPI/UNC-Pembroke)
Evidence = Impact. The objective lens for school improvement.
Newton's third law is: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. The statement means that in every interaction, there is a pair of forces acting on the two interacting objects. This holds true in teaching and learning, for every teacher action there is an impact on student learning.
High Impact Instructional Strategies for School Improvement
These are 10 best-practice, research-based instructional practices that have the most significant impact on student achievement in a classroom. These were developed by Carrie Brewington at UNC-Pembroke for use with instructional coaching with classroom teachers.
The key is to utilize the strategies and practices that produce the greatest positive impact on student achievement. The leads to a greater level of effectiveness and efficiency in teaching and learning. These practices have been studied and analyzed repeatedly through quantitative means to evidence an effect size on learning.
The High Impact Instructional Strategies Teaching Series
The High Impact Instructional Strategies Teaching Series is a 5-part series that covers each of the 10 strategies explicitly. These strategies answer the "how" or science of teaching.
Click on the link for each of the 10 High Impact Instructional Strategies for School Improvement for more information and details:
These high impact instructional strategies are based on the Science of Teaching and effective research-based methods that increase student academic achievement. These strategies are integrated simultaneously, not necessarily in isolation. Each of these strategies contribute to student success. This is part of the continuous cycle of instructional improvement at the classroom level.
High Impact Instructional Strategies Alignment to Common Instructional Framework
The "what" of a school's Common Instructional Framework must blend with the "how" of the school's High Impact Instructional Strategies to ensure instructional coherence. This explains "what" we do and "how" we do it, in terms of instructional practices within a school. These blend seamlessly in effective schools with a priority on instructional excellence.