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Learning 360 Framework is the key research on teacher effectiveness aggregated into a framework for powerful student learning. It is what teachers want because it is student centered, practical, doable, and impactful. When St. John the Baptist Parish in Louisiana used Learning 360 Framework, 8th grade math scores soared by 27% after only one year of teacher training.

The major components of the Learning 360 Framework are:

Quality Learning Target

Student-friendly learning targets that are standards based and relevant

Evidence of Learning Assessment

Assessment that is aligned and growth producing

Effective Instruction

Learning strategies that are rigorous and engaging

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Learning 360 Framework is a results-driven process focused on building internal capacity and sustainability to enable schools and districts to maintain and continue improvement on their own

Teachers learn how to use instructional strategies to hit learning targets aligned to state standards, make instruction intentional, and engage students immediately at the start of every lesson. Administrators and other leaders receive training to become instructional leaders capable of guiding their school to success.

Certified coaches and trainers make the implementation sustainable with focus on the following:

Fostering learning through successful classroom implementation

Building instructional leadership capacity

Establishing a highly effective, job-embedded professional development system


The implementation services of the Learning 360 Framework are a blend of on-site and online coaching and training that can be customized to support any level of capacity and budget.

Recommended models for school turnaround/transformation and training the trainer include the following:

1. On-site/online leadership team development

Coaching others to succeed

Effective modeling

Evidence to look for when observing the classroom

Planning based on classroom observations

2. On-site/online small group teacher development

Visible Learning Targets

Targets created are standards based and aligned with major concepts and processing skills

A Culture of Learning

This culture is developed through trust, high expectations, success, and student willingness to take risks and learn through mistakes

Formative Assessment

This and effective responses to frequent, informal checks for understanding are implemented every day to meet students’ needs

Student Self-Assessments

These result in students taking responsibility for their own learning

Big Rock Concept Patterns

Concept patterns provide the “velcro” that holds information together and gives meaning and relevance to curriculum

Backward Design

A reverse summative assessment before instruction creates a “blueprint” for instruction

Learning Design

A 3-in-1 learning experience starting with the end in mind—(1) Learn and understand the content. (2) Learn how to learn. (3) Take ownership through self-assessment

Powerful Learning Strategies

These engage students in the learning process and encourages critical thinking skills

3. On-site classroom coaching and observations

Certify instructional leaders to effectively coach and support teachers through walkthroughs or evaluations
Provide individual teacher assistance and coaching
Provide exemplary modeling
Gain Learning 360 Framework and resources implementation support, including use of Observation 360

“[Students’] confidence goes up; they’re learning what they need to learn, and they WILL pass the test because they are becoming better thinkers, better learners, and they have the skills to pass, even if we didn’t teach to the test.”

— Teacher, Waters Elementary, Union City, NJ

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