Improving the Instructional Core Protocol for Article: Improving the Instructional Core Richard Elmore, Harvard University, School of Education, 2008 Use: Padlet.com or sentence strips, large post it notes Read the seven principles for improvement of student learning and select a phrase/sentence/passage that you found interesting or important to our work. Post your selection on the wall with others. Small and/or whole group discussion (depending on size of group) Comments on a few of the sentences on the wall. o Why was that interesting or important to you? o What do others think? Debrief by connecting to our work together.