Classroom Practice (InTasc): Instructional Practice
What You'll Learn
Classroom strategies and skills that support your classroom practice in these four areas:
  • The Learner and Learning
  • Content Knowledge
  • Instructional Practice
  • Professional Responsibility
Who Should Apply
  • K12 Educators
  • Early Career Educators
  • Mid Career Educators
  • Veteran Teachers
  • Aspiring Educators
Approximate hours each
This stack is aligned with the InTASC Core Teaching Standards and designed to support ongoing teacher effectiveness to ensure students reach college and career ready standards. The micro-credentials in this stack fall under these four categories: The Learner and Learning, Content Knowledge, Instructional Practice and Professional Responsibility.
Cooperative Learning
Educator creates a plan that uses a variety of instructional strategies to facilitate cooperative learning in the classroom.
Types of Evidence Required: Lesson plan AND written artifact, 3-5 surveys, written artifact, written artifact

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Engaging Classroom Discourse
Educator plans for and utilizes various strategies to encourage student discourse that supports student learning.
Types of Evidence Required: 10-minute video, written artifact, written artifact

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Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback
Educator reflects on objectives and provides timely feedback to students.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, 3 artifacts of student work AND rubric AND written artifact OR Video

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Teaching Note Taking and Summarizing Skills
Educator demonstrates an understanding of how note-taking and summarizing skills contribute to curricular mastery by empowering learners to efficaciously distinguish, organize, and summarize important information.
Types of Evidence Required: presentation, written artifact, student sample

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Using an Inquiry Based Learning Cycle
Educator uses an inquiry based learning cycle to support student acquistion on content knowledge.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifact, video, written artifact

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Using Student Evaluations to Improve Instruction and Student Learning
Educator uses student evaluations to improve instructional practice and meet student needs.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifacts (3)

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