iPD Specification (Draft)

iPD Core Categories Definition Field Values
 instructionalStrategies Approach teacher may take to achieve learning objective and upon which PD resource or services focus
  • Facilitating Small Groups
  • Strategies for Whole Group Instruction
  • Using Discussion Protocols
  • Questioning Strategies
  • Differentiation-Scaffolding
  • Engaging All Learners
  • Gradual Release of Responsibility
  • Domain Specific Thinking Skills
  • Delivering Instruction
  • Facilitating Learning
 learningEnvironment Strategies for building the environment in which learning takes place and upon which PD resource or services focuses
  • Classroom Management
  • Discipline
  • Rules
  • Rewards & Punishments
  • Intrinsic Motivators
  • Relationship Building
  • Family Engagement
  • Establishing a Productive Classroom
  • Managing a Productive Classroom
 assessment Means of determining what a student knows or can do and upon which PD resource or services focus
  • Feedback Loops
  • Portfolio
  • 7 Cs of Learning Design (Conceptualize, Capture, Collaborate, Consider, Combine, Consolidate)
  • Formative
  • Summative
  • Exit Slips
  • Informal
  • Formal
  • Looking at Student Work
  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Data Analysis
  • Monitoring Student Learning
  • Responding to Student Learning
 instructionalPlanning Organization of instructional content and activities to facilitate learning and upon which PD resource or services focus
  • Lesson Design
  • Inquiry
  • Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
  • Mathematics Design Collaborative (MDC)
  • Duration
  • Standards
  • Understanding by Design (UBD)
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Reflection
  • Unit Design
  • Identifying Resources
 professionalCommitments Educational roles, services, and interests  and upon which PD resource or services focus
  • Coaching
  • Observing and Providing Feedback
  • Presenting
  • Publishing
  • Facilitating
  • Advocacy
  • Collaboration
  • Case Management
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Continuous Improvement of Teaching
  • Instructional Leadership
Useful categories from Schema.org & CEDs
 professionalLearningDesign Professional learning environment for the delivery of the PD resource or service
  • Formal – Large Group Structure
  • Independent Study
  • Team-based (Professional Learning Community/PLC)
  • One to One (Coaching)
  • Hybrid
  • Virtual / Webinar
  • In Person
  • Classroom-based
 useRequirements Time, expertise, cost requirements to access this professional development resource or service (cost and time included in Schema.org)
  • Time Prior to Implementation
  • Cost
  • Role of User
  • Experience/Expertise
  • Group Size min/max

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