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The Gradual Release of Responsibility Model

Course Number:

MT162

PD Hours:

4 Hours

Credit Type:

Clock Hours, CPEs, CTLEs, Act48 Credits, Others

Content Areas:

21st Century Learning, Classroom Management/Behavior, Lesson & Curriculum Planning, Teaching Strategies

Course Description:

(4 Hours) This review of the gradual release model of instruction focuses on learning strategies for the instructor, whole group, peer groups, and individual student to utilize in a classroom. The course reviews the method of gradual release as a structural plan for the course and provides activities and strategies that can be used to fully incorporate the model into the classroom.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn The Components of the Gradual Release Model, Including Examples of Its Use In The Classroom

  • Learn How to Implement The Gradual Release Model In Your Classroom to Improve The Performance of Your Students

  • Learn How to Use the Gradual Release Model to Create Collaborative Learning Experiences for Your Students

Resources Included

Course includes 4 high-quality tools, templates, & student resources.

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Includes One year of Course Access, Fully Self-Paced & Online.

Course Sections What You Will Learn

This review of the gradual release model of instruction focuses on learning strategies for the instructor, whole group, peer groups, and individual student to utilize in a classroom. The course reviews the method of gradual release as a structural plan for the course and provides activities and strategies that can be used to fully incorporate the model into the classroom.

You Will Learn:

  • The three parts of The Gradual Release Model
  • How this model improves student performance
  • How to implement The Gradual Release Model into your classroom

Course Guiding Questions Course Guiding Question:

How can The Gradual Release Model be used to improve my instructional practices and increase student learning?


Credits Professional Development Credits

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 4 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs).

Model Teaching Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in many states and we provide easy approval forms to submit to your license granting authority if required.

If you are a teacher seeking license renewal and wish to verify acceptance of our Professional Development Courses, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state’s requirements.

Also, consider taking our UNIVERSITY-PARTNERED, ACADEMIC CREDIT COURSES to earn regionally accredited units or credits, accepted by most states for teacher re-licensing and salary advancement.

Approval Information About This Course for Teaching License Renewal & Continuing Education

Model Teaching has helped thousands of teachers across the country meet their relicensing requirements.

This course is Pre-Approved in the following states for License Renewal and Continuing education:

  • Texas – CPE’s, TEA-Approved
  • New York CTLE’s – NYSED-Approved
  • Pennsylvania DOE – ACT 48-Approved
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) – Approved
  • Nevada DOE
  • Tennessee
  • Other States As Well

If you do not see your state listed here, this course may be pre-approved in your state as well. Chat with us or leave a ticket for our recommendations.

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Please confirm your specific district or state requirements for license renewal prior to registering and feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have about our courses.


Course Sections Topics Covered and General Course Outline

Section 1 – Creating Student Ownership

Section 2 – Supporting Student Learning

Section 3 – Putting it all Together

Section 4 – Applying What You Have Learned


Resources Included Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course

The course comes with 4 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom!

These Include:

  • Gradual Release Model Graphic Organizer
  • Gradual Release of Responsibility Model – Reference Model
  • Implementation Observation Feedback Form with Sample
  • Effectiveness Rubric

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