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Download these job aids – including poster resources and templates – to support your work.

Click the accordion button (+) in each section below for downloads and more information.

Lesson Planning

Many models exist for planning and delivering lessons. We have used the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) Network BOPPPS model to frame our lesson planning and our observation form. The CARD model is another approach to lesson planning. Find the below downloadable resources to support your use of this structure.

Effective Questions

Questions can be used to promote lower-order thinking skills (accessing and making sense of existing knowledge) as well as higher-order thinking skills (eliciting the creation of new knowledge). Download the Spectrum of Effective Questions poster (PDF) and the 29 Critical Thinking Question stems below.

Key Apps for Teaching and Learning

See recommended free apps to support remote teaching and learning. Choose those that support your practice. Download the poster (PDF) below.

Remote Synchronous Classroom Slides

Modify and use these slides before your virtual class begins. Download the welcome slide (PPT) and/or the housekeeping slide (PPT) below.

Remote Class Attendance

Download the following attendance files, and upload them to a shared folder (e.g., OneDrive, Teams) for class attendance. Or, copy this attendance template created in Microsoft Forms.

Remote Feedback Responses

Download this chart with template feedback messages for individuals and the class. See the post, Providing Feedback in a Remote Environment, for more information.

Student Absences and Lack of Engagement

Download these modifiable email templates to communicate with students who are absent or disengaged in remote classes. See the post, Remote Class Attendance and Message Management, for more information.

Developmental Observation of Teaching Materials

Assignment and Rubric Riders

Download this file to access a list of common assignment and rubric riders to clarify your expectations for students and to minimize the potential for academic misconduct.