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					                                                            STUDENT / INTERN TEACHER OBSERVATION FORM


Name                                                Date                                           School

Coop Teacher                                                              University Supervisor
                                                                      -
Subject                        Time                                              Purpose (circle one)

Category I – Planning and Preparation
                           Descriptor                                                   Comments
Student uses Holy Family School of Education Lesson Plan
Format
Writes objectives that reflect state standards

Writes objectives that reflect expectations for students written in
measurable terms
Provides assessment that is aligned with the instructional
objectives and adapted as required for students needs
Shows knowledge of the content being taught

Applies child growth and development theory to the construction
of the lesson plan
Applies learning theory to the construction of the lesson plan

Constructivist pedagogy is evident in the activities that are
planned for the students
Use of resources, materials, or technology available through the
school or district



Category II – Classroom Environment
                           Descriptor
Shows a positive rapport with students


Demonstrates a classroom presence as the teacher

Moves around the room during the entire lesson

Communicates clear standards of behavior and value of quality
work
Manages behavior effectively during the lesson (Indicate + or -)
___Practices withitness and overlapping
___Uses non-verbal cues when needed
___Interacts with all students and among students
___Intervenes when misbehavior occurs without interrupting
instruction
Is aware of learning and behavior needs of all students in the
classroom, paying attention to equitable learning opportunities for
all
Insures attention given to safety
Category III – Instructional Delivery
                           Descriptor
Begins lesson with a clear statement of the objective(s) in terms
students understand
Speaks in an assertive voice and uses volume that all students
can hear
Uses questioning and discussion strategies that encourage all
students to participate
Gives directions and explanations that are clear. (Indicate + or -)
___Both verbal and written format are provided
___A step by step logical process is used
___Students have opportunities to repeat directions or to ask
questions
___A model is provided when applicable
The pacing of the lesson allows for change of activity and
involvement of all students
Grouping patterns vary with time for whole class, small group,
and individual activities
Feedback is provided to the students and comments reflect
learning that is taking place.
Formal and informal assessment techniques are incorporated to
monitor student learning
Provides for the learning needs of all students in the classroom

Provides lesson closure that allows students to reflect on the
learning that took place.
Preparation for the lesson is evident with all materials readily
available

Category IV – Professionalism
                           Descriptor
Knowledge of school procedures and regulations related to
attendance, punctuality and the like
Knowledge of school requirements for maintaining accurate
records and communicating with families
Knowledge of school and/or district events

Knowledge of district or college’s professional growth and
development opportunities
Integrity and ethical behavior, professional conduct as stated in
Pennsylvania Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for
Educators; and local, state, and federal, laws and regulations
Effective communication, both oral and written with students,
colleagues, paraprofessionals, related service personnel, and
administrators
Ability to cultivate professional relationships with school
colleagues
Knowledge of Commonwealth requirements for continuing
professional development and licensure
Sources of Evidence: (Check all that apply and include dates, types/titles, or number)   Category - circle as needed
     Assessment Materials                                                                                        1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Classroom Observations                                                                                      1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Informal Observations/Visits                                                                                1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Instructional Resources/Materials/Technology /Space                                                         1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Information About Students (Including IEP’s)                                                                1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Lesson/Unit Plans                                                                                           1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Resource Documents                                                                                          1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Student Assignment Sheets                                                                                   1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Student Teacher Interviews                                                                                  1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Student Work                                                                                                1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Written Documentation                                                                                       1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4
     Other                                                                                                       1    2
                                                                                                                  3    4

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