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									                                  INITIAL CLASSROOM OBSERVATION CHECKLIST
Teacher:__________________________              Subject:__________________________           Grade:_____________                    # of students:_______

                        Classroom Organization                                                     Instructional Strategies

Classroom was clean, attractive, conducive to learning               Daily objectives were clearly displayed
Materials and equipment were ready and operational                   Teacher provided appropriate reviews, warm-ups,
Functional room arrangement                                          Introductions, demonstrations/illustrations/guided/
                                                                     Independent practices, and closure
                                                                     Teacher actively involved students in the learning
                       Instructional Management                      process
                                                                     Teacher used appropriate questioning techniques and
Teacher demonstrated knowledge of content                            multi-level questions to assess learning
Teacher had up-to-date lesson plans and grade book                   Teacher utilized appropriate assessment techniques
State course of study, local curriculum guides, SAT                  Grouping strategies were used
Objectives, and individual student profiles were evident             Appropriate use of manipulatives
In lesson development
Instructional time was used effectively
Technology was used appropriately                                                                 Classroom Management
Appropriate instructional bulletin boards were displayed
Current student work was displayed
                                                                     Rules, consequences, and rewards for student conduct
Assignments were posted                                              had been established and were posted in the room
                                                                     Routines for classroom management were clear
Commendations and Recommendations:                                   Teacher maintained good conduct
                                                                     Teacher called students by their names
                                                                     Teacher circulated among students in the room,
                                                                     monitoring and evaluating student performance
                                                                     Teacher actively engaged all student in the learning
                                                                     process; there were no students sleeping, eating, etc…
                                                                     Teacher communicated high expecatations


                                                                      NOTE: This checklist is to be used only for the purpose of improving
                                                                      instruction/learning. It is NOT to be used for evaluations.

								
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