3 PHASES OF INTERACTION • Planning Conference • Lesson Observation • Reflection Conference/Debriefing
PLANNING CONFERENCE • Explicitly state student goals and lesson content • Determine evidence of mastery and student achievement • Discuss teaching strategies to be utilized • Identify the focus of the observation
QUESTION STEMS • In other words, …. • Would you tell me a little more about…. • Tell me what you mean when you…. • As I listen to you I’m hearing….
LESSON OBSERVATION • Coach collects only the data that the teacher requested • Should be accurate and concise
REFLECTION • Summarize impressions of lesson • Recall data supporting the impressions • Compare planned with performed teaching decisions • Examine relationship between student achievement and teacher decisions • Synthesize new learning
QUESTION STEMS • How do you think the lesson went and why? • What’s another way you might…. • What do you think…. • I noticed that when you….the students were really engaged. PowerPoint is adapted from the New Teacher Center and Cognitive Coaching