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Focused Instruction, sometimes called aligned or managed instruction, is simply good teaching and learning. It aligns what we teach with how we teach and what we assess in a continuous cycle.
The most effective teachers in Minneapolis Public Schools already engage in Focused Instruction every day, and the impact on student learning is undeniable. Our work is to develop the necessary tools and systems for Focused Instruction to become standard practice in every classroom.
Why is Focused Instruction right for Minneapolis Public Schools?
What will Focused Instruction look like in MPS?
MPS will work in close collaboration with teachers, school leaders, students and families to build the infrastructure needed to support Focused Instruction. MPS has created: