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Olin (Ole) Skattum - Instructional Coach CJSHS

Thank you for visiting and expressing an interest in Instructional Coaching at Cascade Junior Senior High School. Please contact me if you are interested in any Instructional Coaching services.

Services available include (but not limited to):

Content Planning

= Learning Map/Lotus

= New/next Unit Planning

= Common Core Understanding/Implementation

= Guiding Questions

Assessment for Learning
 Tracking Formative Assessment

= Creating and Implementing Meaningful Formatives

= Creation of Assessments

= Using data to drive instruction

= Generating different grading options

= Standards Based Grading

= Leveled Test Development

 High Impact Instruction

= Effective Questions

= Cooperative Learning

= Thinking Prompts

= Differentiated instruction

= Project Based Learning

= Problem Based Learning

= Content-Specific Reading Strategies

= Technology

= Think Alouds

= Exit Slip Challenge

Classroom Expectations

= Expectations for activities/transitions

= Reinforcing appropriate behavior (positive/negative ratio)

= Growth mindset language reinforcement

= Increasing Interactions (opportunities to respond)

= Student Communication

= Mission: Witness Projection

= Time on Task

= Student Observations

= Student Interviews

Mr. Olin (Ole) L. Skattum
Instructional Coach
Cascade Junior Senior High School
563-852-3201 x1028
  • Monday, Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:45 AM
  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7:15 AM - 7:45 AM
Other times by appointment
M.A. University of Northern Iowa - Social Studies
B.A. University of Wisconsin Platteville - Social Science Comprehensive Secondary Education (6-12) 
Instructional Resources
Math Thinking Prompts for all grade levels with mapping for brainstorming options.
A variety of High Impact Strategies, checklists and suggestions for individual and department practice.
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