Lancaster Central School District

Centers of Learning and Growth

Classroom Instruction that Works

Teacher leaders from across the district and in each building have met to gain an in-depth understanding of the nine instructional strategies of Classroom Instruction That Works that have been proven to improve student achievement. Additionally, these have been trained on how to best turn-key these CITW instructional practices.
Classroom Instruction That Works 9 Strategies
    • Identifying similarities and differences
    • Summarizing and note taking
    • Reinforcing effort and providing recognition
    • Homework and practice
    • Representing Knowledge
    • Learning Groups
    • Setting objectives and providing feedback
    • Generating and setting hypotheses
    • Cues, questions, and advance organizers