This class helps teachers and leaders make the most of PLC planning time by using lead4ward field guides to unlock ideas for approaching and addressing the content and process standards.

what you'll learn:

  • how to dig into the field guide components to leverage the field guide content
  • how to use the field guides to drive instructional conversations and collaboration in PLCs (we’ll practice with sample scenarios and guiding questions)
  • how to connect learning objectives to the implications for instruction
  • how to examine common misconceptions and error patterns to plan proactive instruction and intervention
  • how to use the latest and greatest features in the lead4ward field guides, including subject-specific process rubrics and instructional strategie

your solution for:

  • improving planning and PLC discourse while spending less time figuring out what kids need most
  • helping teachers understand the context in which each student expectation fits into the big picture, as well as the specifics that inform instruction
  • building content knowledge with explanations, stimulus identification, and essential vocabulary


  • audience: teachers and leaders subscribed to the lead4ward field guides
  • learning mode: virtual
  • date/time: July 24, 2023 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT