How will they learn it?
Tier I is the highly effective, culturally responsive, evidence-based core or universal instruction, provided to all students in the general education classroom. It is the moral imperative that all teachers implement evidence-based curriculum and/or strategies with fidelity for both academic and behavioral instruction.
Schools and districts should use the Strategic Evaluation of Key Core Work Processes: Design and Deploy Instruction needs assessment tool to evaluate the current state of intentional planning and delivery of quality instruction.
Do you know what highly effective, evidence-based, core
instruction should look like? Are at least 80% of students succeeding
at this level of instruction in your school/classroom? The interactive and printable diagnostic tools for
core instruction are intended to help schools determine needed next steps to address priority areas of need within core instruction. The intended purpose of the classroom level
diagnostic is to gather data from individual classroom regarding the quality of core instruction. Once classroom data is compiled and analyzed, the school-wide core instruction diagnostic can be used to identify trends and areas of school-wide continuous improvement. Other possible uses for the classroom level core instruction diagnostic include use as a walk-through tool, determination of personalized professional learning needs, and/or gathering of teacher perception data . If the tool is used for the gathering of teacher perception data, it is crucial that the school community has a common understanding of each descriptor.