You have completed the lesson, now what? The effects of the lesson go beyond the last word spoken.

Ending the Lesson “The aim must be to see the effect of our actions and teaching, and not to confuse this with those actions and teaching” (Hattie, 2012, p. 155). Administrative observations should be of students and the impact of the lesson on their learning, not an observation of the teacher’s ability to teach.
Ending the Lesson     The aim must be to see the effect of our actions and teaching, and not to confuse this with those ac...

How do we know if students were invited to learn? We look for the following:  Respect- Did the teacher make the student feel able, valued, and responsible?  Trust- Was there cooperative, collaborative engagement so the student could sense the importance of the lesson?  Optimism- Do the students know they have untapped potential?  Intentionality- Was the lesson specifically designed to invite students to learn?
How do we know if students were invited to learn  We look for the following       Respect- Did the teacher make the studen...
How a student approaches his/her teachers has a great impact on student learning. The studentcentered teacher has warmth, trust, empathy, and positive relationships. So, what did the lesson look like from the teacher’s perspective?
How a student approaches his her teachers has a great impact on student learning. The studentcentered teacher has warmth, ...
Teachers evaluate their involvement with student learning and their effect on each student. They possess a with-it-ness that equates to a passion for seeing students succeed.
Teachers evaluate their involvement with student learning and their effect on each student. They possess a with-it-ness th...
Teachers involve their colleagues when evaluating the success of their lessons. Were the learning goals clear and the success criteria attainable?
Teachers involve their colleagues when evaluating the success of their lessons. Were the learning goals clear and the succ...
Teachers create opportunities to check for understanding during the lesson. They check for understanding and modify the instruction to meet the students’ ability to acquire the subject matter during the lesson (formative) and assess the learning at the end of the lesson (summative).
Teachers create opportunities to check for understanding during the lesson. They check for understanding and modify the in...