"Instructional Intelligence is the integration of content knowledge, assessment, knowledge of how we learn, instructional repertoires, personal/professional change, as well as, systemic change". - Barrie Bennett
Instructional Intelligence explores the following areas:
instructional tactics - things the teacher uses : simple cooperative structures, like think-pair-share; graphic organisers, like Venn diagrams
instructional skills - things the teacher does, like providing think time, framing questions, and modelling
instructional organisers - theories and knowledge that organise overall planning and teaching – for example Bloom’s taxonomy and Gardner’s multiple intelligences
instructional strategies - frameworks for teaching and learning academic content : more complicated cooperative structures and graphic organisers, like mind-mapping, concept formation, simulation, socratic dialogue, etc
instructional concepts - what a class needs to function: enthusiasm, motivation, respect, active participation, etc.
Wellbeing - safe classroom and learning environments