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									CWT
Classroom Walk-Through
CWTs are:
• Collaborative
• Organized
• Evidence-based
• Focused on student learning
• Designed to enhance
  instruction
• Designed to develop learning
  communities
CWT Booklet
• Contains:
  –   Terminology
  –   Procedures
  –   Guidelines for Conducting CWT
  –   CWT form for collecting evidence
  –   Bloom’s & Marzano’s Charts
  –   Feedback Sheet
  –   Example of building summary
  –   MA Instruction Wheel
CWT Key Points
•   Prior to entering room
•   Entering the room
•   During visit
•   After the visit
CWT – sustained improvement
• Invite teachers in the building
  to participate in CWT
   – By grade level
   – By content area
   – For implementation check of
     initiative
CWT Evidence form
• Focus, Date, Classroom,
  Grade, Teacher
• “Tickler” reminders (at top)
• Instructional Strategies
• Bloom’s level
• Marzano’s strategies
• Student’s comments
CWT Feedback
• Teacher receives ALL notes
  and forms
• Complete as a group or
  individually – determine this prior
  to conducting the walk-though
CWT Feedback, continued
• Reflective question - purpose
• Example stems:
  –   What would happen if you…
  –   Have you considered…
  –   What three areas of ….
  –   Because the student said…
  –   What have you noticed
      about student learning
      since…
CWT – IST role
• Encourage principal to
  conduct focused CWTs
• Participate in CWTs
• Develop reflective question(s)
• Use data to coach teachers
• Use data for continuous
  improvement & conversations
  to enhance learning
CWT follow-up sessions
• Call me - 475-4116 - to
  schedule follow up session.
• Can scheduled these on
  Thursday any time
  between 2:30 – 5:30
CWT resources
• Tools for Schools NSDC
  Snapshots of learning
• Walk-throughs provide
  stepped-up support – JSD
  Fall 2006 27/4
• Three-Minute Classroom
  Walk-Through - Downey
CWT – in conclusion
• Inspect what you expect

• What you monitor –
  get’s done!!!

								
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