Practical Approaches to Peer Observation and Coaching

Details

This session will explore the classroom observation process and discuss a myriad of data tools, apps and other techniques for eliciting and recording evidence. Participants will also investigate how to use this evidence-based approach as a way to foster collaborative discussion. The session will offer the opportunity to both trial the data tools using video of actual classrooms as well as watch these techniques be applied in real coaching conversations.


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learn how to use micro-data tools to measure the effect of specific teaching strategies and establish good, everyday teaching habits
  • Discuss protocols and routines for ensuring peer observation is both safe for teachers and encourages rigorous self-reflection
  • Learn how to identify subtle changes of teaching practice that have the biggest impact on students.
  • Explore question stems that help ensure peer conversations are fluent and improvement focused
  • Learn the difference between attributive and non-attributive feedback
  • Identify coaching techniques for helping teachers with a wide range of experience and abilities refine their practice

Additional Information

SKU CONF2020AAI
Session Session 1 - 8:45am - 10:30am
Day Day 1
Topic Coaching/Mentoring

This session will explore the classroom observation process and discuss a myriad of data tools, apps and other techniques for eliciting and recording evidence. Participants will also investigate how to use this evidence-based approach as a way to foster collaborative discussion. The session will offer the opportunity to both trial the data tools using video of actual classrooms as well as watch these techniques be applied in real coaching conversations.


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learn how to use micro-data tools to measure the effect of specific teaching strategies and establish good, everyday teaching habits
  • Discuss protocols and routines for ensuring peer observation is both safe for teachers and encourages rigorous self-reflection
  • Learn how to identify subtle changes of teaching practice that have the biggest impact on students.
  • Explore question stems that help ensure peer conversations are fluent and improvement focused
  • Learn the difference between attributive and non-attributive feedback
  • Identify coaching techniques for helping teachers with a wide range of experience and abilities refine their practice