New Brunswick Public Schools
Guiding Questions for Pre-Conference
In order to prepare for the pre-conference conversation, teachers should reflect on the questions below.
Describe the students in your class.
How have you tailored your instructional plan to meet the needs of these specific students?
What role has student performance data played in your planning for instruction?
What are the specific learning objectives for the lesson to be observed?
How do these objectives fulfill/align with district curriculum/curricular initiatives?
How are you using technology and other resources to enhance your instruction?
How are you planning to assess student mastery of the stated objectives?
What procedures and practices govern behavior in your class?
In what ways have you set up your classroom as a component of your instruction?
What techniques do you plan to implement during the instructional period?
Why have you chosen these techniques for this specific class/lesson?
How do you plan to assess the effectiveness of the lesson?
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