GRR Framework In Action – Check Your Understanding

Well done! You have mastered an understanding of the Gradual Release of Responsibility framework for instruction and active learning. You have gained familiarity with the four distinct phases - focused instruction, guided instruction, collaborative learning and independent learning, reviewed how each phase shifts responsibility from the teacher to the student, learned best practices for classroom implementation and connected the GRR framework with Maryland's education standards.

Now consider how you plan to put the GRR into action with your students. Read the statements below, and describe the ways you can implement each phase of the the framework.