Improve Your Classroom Observations: Free, Downloadable Book

Here is something worth downloading: Better Feedback for Better Teaching: A Practical Guide to Improving Classroom Observations. Brought to our attention by WeAreTeachers and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this practical guide will help you provide meaningful, accurate, and actionable feedback to […]

Better Feedback for Better Teaching: A Practical Guide to Improving Classroom Observations.Here is something worth downloading: Better Feedback for Better Teaching: A Practical Guide to Improving Classroom Observations. Brought to our attention by WeAreTeachers and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this practical guide will help you provide meaningful, accurate, and actionable feedback to your teachers.

Better Feedback for Better Teaching addresses:

  • How to develop observers’ abilities to record, organize, and interpret relevant and objective evidence from a lesson
  • How to assess observers on their observation and feedback skills, and how to use the results to improve those skills
  • How to monitor observations over time, to make sure teachers are getting accurate and meaningful feedback
  • How to build a shared understanding of an observation instrument’s criteria for effective teaching
  • How to “pre-score” videos of teaching for use in observer training and assessment.
  • This 378-page book is based on the knowledge of key partners in the Measure of Effective Teaching (MET) project, one of the largest-ever studies of classroom observations.

 

  • Sign up here to download the book.

 

Bernadette Grey

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