Breakthrough presents a revolutionary new approach to educational reform, breaking away from the conventional paradigm to help educators create focused instruction, transform the classroom experience and dramatically raise, and sustain, performance levels for students and teachers alike. This book provides the breakthrough concepts needed for developing precise, validated, data-driven instruction personalized to each and every student.
Synthesizing the best of current instructional models, this framework focuses on the components of the Triple P Breakthrough Model: Personalization, meaningful, student-centered classroom interactions; Precision, using formative assessments to monitor individual student progress; and Professional Learning, daily, ongoing learning for educators.
Helping educators create expert instructional systems while breaking through the "perscription trap" the authors introduce unique elements of the breakthrough model, including: improvement by design, assessment for learning, critical learning instructional paths, mapping instructional paths, smart use of data to drive instruction, and looking in ongoing improvement. Breakthrough establishes the tipping point for moving toward personalized, high-quality instruction and learning in the classroom to ensure continuous improvement and ongoing academic success.