Thank you for participating in the partnership between J Taylor Education and Azle ISD. We look forward to sharing the incredible Depth and Complexity Framework with your district’s educators to provide challenging, differentiate learning experiences for students. The Framework will provide educators with the necessary tools to empower critical thinking and maximize student achievement. 

Below you will find links to a few asynchronous introduction videos and information related to upcoming campus visits. We have also included resources to help you implement the Framework’s thinking tools into instruction if you’d like to dive in prior to our visit. 

Important Dates

  • September 26: Last day to view Introduction videos linked below

  • September 29: Administrator and Instructional Coach Meeting

  • October 3-14: Teachers introduce the Depth & Complexity icons to students

  • October 17-29: First round of campus visits to work with teams

Introduction Videos

The following videos provide background information about The Depth & Complexity Framework and it’s most recognizable component – The Depth & Complexity Icons. These videos were created for  administration, instructional coaches, and teaching staff to try and watch prior to September 26, 2022.

Additional Videos

Want to dig a little deeper into Depth & Complexity before the PD at your school site? Feel free to dive into the content below to learn about some low-prep, classroom-proven techniques for using the Framework and prompting critical thinking.