Module 2: Focus, Coherence and Rigor in Instruction

Posted: Thu, 09/06/2012 - 11:38am Updated: Fri, 02/22/2013 - 2:56pm

In this Professional Learning Module, we will examine Indiana’s Common Core (INCC) Instructional Shifts of Focus, Coherence and Rigor and how they impact instruction. The discussion questions will lead teachers through the PARCC Model Conent Frameworks for Mathematics as a tool to identify major emphases in each grade level, connections and fluency expectations. In addition, teachers will become familiar with INCC Instructional Shifts and discuss how to connect them to classroom instruction.



Module 2 Documents

Document Title Description
 Professional Learning Module Introduction Powerpoint and audio overview of Professional Learning Module leader resources. Module 2 is Making Connections: Focus, Coherence and Rigor in Instruction
Discussion Leader Guidance Document Outlines module background information, essential resources needed for the module, suggested protocol and discussion questions.
PARCC Model Content Frameworks Identifies for grades 3-11, major emphases in content, fluency expectations, opportunities for connections and key advances between grade levels.
INCC Instructional Shifts Provides an explanation of the instructional shifts of Focus, Coherence and Rigor.