Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.

You might also be interested in The Best Articles (And Blog Posts) Offering Practical Advice & Resources To Teachers In 2015 – So Far and The Best Resources On Class Instruction of 2016 – So Far.

Here are this week’s picks:

What is a Performance Task? (Part 1) by Jay McTighe at Learning Personalized. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Performance Assessment.

20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching is from Teach Thought. I’m adding it to The “Best” Lists Of Recommendations About What “Effective” Teachers Do.

Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies is from the Australian Society for Evidence Based Teaching (formerly Pinnacle). I’m adding it to the same list.

Just-in-Time Support is a good piece in this month’s ASCD Educational Leadership on scaffolding strategies.

The School Leaders’ Guide to Visible Learning for Literacy is by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey and appeared in Scholastic. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On “Close Reading” — Help Me Find More.

Bringing “Sophistication” to Vocabulary Instruction is by Russ Walsh. I’m adding it to The Best Sites Where ELL’s Can Learn Vocabulary (there are many vocabulary-building strategies there for ELL and non-ELL students alike).

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources About “Culturally Responsive Teaching” & “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy” – Please Share More!:

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts On Writing Instruction: