The Danielson Framework for Teaching
Click on any of the six Clusters below. This portal enables teachers to reflect on their teaching practice in relation to the Danielson Framework Clusters and recommends high-quality professional learning resources personalized to individual needs and strengths. The development of these Clusters and the vetting of supporting learning resources is led by The Danielson Group and its national contributors.
Clarity & Accuracy
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Learning Environment
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Classroom Management
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Intellectual Engagement
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Successful Learning
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This portal can be customized for your district or state to:
  1. Clarify which teacher needs what kind of professional learning
  2. Take advantage of existing resoures and material
  3. Add your own resources, coaching, PLCs and mentors
  4. Focus professional learning on every teacher's priorities, at scale
  5. Recognize learning with badges and Continuing Education Units
  6. Use data to inform the quality and impact of professional learning.

The Danielson Framework Clusters describe skills demonstrated by teachers promoting high levels of student performance and are grounded in an understanding of the nature of human learning. The Clusters are an outgrowth of the Framework for Teaching, which has been validated through empirical studies as predictive of student learning as measured by state assessments. For more information, visit The Danielson Framework Clusters website here.