The Instructional resources are designed to provide OPEN members with outcomes-based resources focused on engaging students in learning with positive communication, effective discussion, instructional flexibility, and responsiveness. Like all resources, these files are meant to be guiding models that can assist teachers best meet the needs of students within their teaching environment. OPEN contributors and national trainers continue to work hard to provide our members with resources that can be a starting point for teachers to best meet the needs of students and elevate teacher-student interactions.

Instructional Tools & Resources

  • Universal Design for Learning Strategies:

  • Universal Design for Learning Best Practices:

  • Strategies for Using Stations:

  • Believe In You 5-Day Journals:

  • Believe In You Leadership Program:

OPEN Resources & Activity Examples for Instruction 

The resources included below are samples of best practices materials that are included in each and every OPEN module K-12. We have included examples from different modules and from a variety of different grade spans.

  • Use of Task Cards (Roundnet):

  • Academic Language (Golf):

  • Depth of Knowledge (Plug & Play Fitness):

  • Universal Design for Learning ( Minute to Win):

  • Fitness Integration (Run for Fun):

  • Assessment Tools:

Cheers for Celebration Overview

You’ve seen our National Trainers perform cheers in workshops and conference sessions. We have compiled them all in one place with printable instructions and YouTube videos! Celebration cheers are culture and climate strategies that enhance instruction by providing a learning environment that is supportive and engaging. The targeted behavioral outcome is a class of students that are engaged and ready to learn.

Cheer for Celebration

  • Printable Cheer Chart:

  • PowerPoint Video Demo:

  • Picture Frame Video Demo:

  • X-X-Excellent Video Demo:

  • Fireworks Video Demo:

  • Incredible Hulk Video Demo:

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