STEP Terms
Auburn/Washburn
Seaman
Shawnee Heights
Topeka Public Schools
Active Inquiry
  • Discovery Learning
  • Problem Solving/ Inquiry Learning
  • Science SE Model
  • Foss Kits
  • Math: Discover and Defend
  • Science Inquiry
  • S.S. Inquiry
  • Algebra 1 Inquiry
  • Geometry Inquiry
  • Science and Math Investigations Constructivism
Activity/Strategy
  • CRISS Strategies
  • Rubrics
  • Foldables
  • Mini-Lessons
  • Anchor Charts
  • Direct Instruction
  • Guided Practice
  • Exit Slips
  • Conferencing
  • Processing Strategies
  • Summarizing
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Kagan Cooperative Learning
  • Concert-Representational-Abstract (CRA)
  • Questioning Strategies
  • Identifying Similarities and Differences
  • Mini-Lessons
  • Anchor Charts
  • Direct Instruction
  • Guided Practice
  • Exit Slips
  • Conferencing
Adaptations/
Accommodations
  • Adaptations Flip Cards
  • Student Improvement Team Meetings, Documentation
  • Classroom Seating
  • Shortened Assignments
  • Note Taking Assistance
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Scribing
  • Audio CDs
  • Extended Time for Assignments
  • Small Group Instruction
  • Tiered Assignments
  • Classroom Seating
  • Shortened Assignments
  • Note Taking Assistance
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Scribing
  • Audio CDs
  • Extended Time for Assignments
  • Small Group Instruction
  • Tiered Assignments
  • I-Pods
  • Magnifier
  • iPads/Communication
  • CFA Data
  • New Teacher Academy
  • Increasing Students’ Opportunities to Respond
  • Webb’s DOK
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Separate Setting
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Material Accommodations
  • Instructional Accommodations
  • Seating Adjustments
  • Accommodating Questioning Techniques
  • Shortening Assignments
  • Note Taking Assistance
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Scribing
  • Audio CDs
  • Extending Time for Assignments
  • Small Group Instruction
  • Tiered Assignments
Classroom Learning Environment
  • PBS Committee (Tier Levels for Behavior)
  • Student Improvement Team Support
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Kagan Strategies
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Relevant Lessons
  • Positive Behavior System
  • Relationship Building
  • Learning Styles Inventory
  • Interest Inventory
  • Setting
  • Practicing and Supporting Expectations Strategies to Build Relationships with Students
  • Team-Building
  • Class-Building
  • Love and Logic
  • Teacher Implementing Strategies, Structures, and PBIS Activities for Classroom Management
  • Kagan Training
  • Mentors
Differentiated Instruction
  • Data Analysis
  • Muck Data
  • Tier Level Assignments
  • Foldables Rubric
  • CRISS Strategies
  • MTSS (Reading and Math)
  • Vocabulary Strategies
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Frayer
  • List-Group-Label
  • Use of Manipulatives
  • Offering PD
  • Strategies to assist SPED and ELL students
  • Developing an understanding of the Urban Experience
Integration/
Cross-Curricular
  • Guided Reading and Reading Instruction in Science and S.S.
  • Teaching Text Features in Math
  • Reading/LETRS Training
  • Technology
  • Project Based Learning
  • Departments Implementing Cross-Curricular Projects
  • Cross-Curricular Collaborating
  • Heritage Week
Modified Instruction
  • CRISS Training/Interventions

  • Vocabulary Strategies
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Frayer
  • List-Group-Label
  • Using Manipulatives
  • Offering PD
  • Smart Boards
  • Technology
Reading Strategies
  • Word Work
  • Shared Reading
  • Daily 5
  • Dillar Centers
  • Optimal Learning Model
  • Gradual Release
Student-Centered Learning Activities

  • Student Monitored Progress
  • Peer Feedback and Support
  • Math Investigations
  • Practicing in School-to-Career Courses
  • Kagan
Technology
  • Smart Board
  • Calculators
  • e-books
  • Cameras
  • Aver Vision
  • Hover Cameras
  • Smart Clickers
  • Mimeo Vote
  • iPads
  • Short Shots
  • Compass Learning
  • Researching Appropriately
  • Promethean Board
  • Computers
  • Offering PD
  • Power Point
  • Prezi
  • Mobil Clickers