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Clarifying Routine (FI)


Demonstrated competence in instructing a group or class through the co-construction and content instruction using Clarifying.


Shannon Szakal


Joined badge on April 16, 2018

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Badge Portfolio

1. Partner with an Active SIM PDer or Specialist

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Partner with an Active SIM Professional Developer or Specialist. Post the name of who you will partner with to complete the badge requirements. Visit to search for someone near you or contact for additional names (some people are not publicly listed). More Info

Our SIM specialist is Christine Frawley

Chris Frawley has been our TTAC/SIM badge contact this year.

2. Develop a Draft Clarifying Table

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Develop and post a draft Clarifying Table related to content that predicts the instruction of the content with a group or a class. Follow the Get Ready section to prepare the draft. Practice applying the Linking Steps to develop the draft. Post your draft. More Info

3. Co-Construct and Instruct

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Co-construct and instruct with the Clarifying Table using the Cue-Do-Review steps with a group or class. Follow the Get Set section to introduce the Clarifying Table to students. More Info

4. Use the Clarifying Table Routinely

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Use the Clarifying Table routinely with a group or class. Follow the Go! and Win! sections of the guidebook. More Info

The document provides our reflections on lessons and includes the dates and content area of the framing routines used.

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5. Submit Implementation Portfolio

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Describe: •Group/Student (size, level, student characteristics, etc.) •Length of implementation (days, weeks, months, amount of time per day, days per week, etc.) Include artifacts: •Your draft and final devices •Student devices without student names (HALO) •Post your implementation portfolio More Info

6. Submit a Log

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Log: •What went well - Why? •What was a challenge - Why? •What you will do next time •What adjustments you made •Ideas generated for issues encountered •Etc._Post your log._*****Optional: Submit a Student Interview (interview a student about usefulness and implementation)***** More Info

The document is a log of reflections after using various framing routines.

Google Docs

Reflection for Framing Routines.docx

Reflection for Framing Routines Co-Teachers: Shannon Szakal (GE) and Terri A. Crenshaw (SE) Subject: Reading/Language Arts - Text Features Date: October 2017 We recently co-constructed a Framing routine for text features. It was our first experience doing this with the class. Prior to doing it w...

7. Engage with SIM Professional Developer

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Tell us about your coaching feedback and follow up. More Info

8. Video and/or Observation

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Be observed by your professional developer in person or by video conducting the Clarifying Routine, using the Cue-Do-Review process. Post the Cue-Do-Review Checklist from your professional developer. More Info

9. Completion Date

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Post the date you completed the requirements for this micro-credential, click the "Request Feedback" button when you're through. More Info

Requirements completed by 4/16/18

Components were uploaded to SIM badge on 4/16/2018