Trying to decide what to look for when observing your teaching candidate? A number of varied observation tactics are available here. Some are things you may already do, but some are not-always-obvious ways to help your teacher candidate improve their teaching strategies. Decide what works for you and your teacher candidate, and download an example from below to get started.
Observation Ideas (doc)
What will I focus on during your lesson?
Suggestions for both school advisors and teacher candidates on how make best use of suggestions before, during, and after a lesson.
These observation suggestions can be useful tools to determine where your teacher candidate is performing well and where they may need to improve. Having a wide selection of observation types may also help you write your final report and will certainly give you and your teacher candidate a better understanding of their teaching style and classroom interactions.