School Walkthrough and Data Collection Tool – Work to develop a data collection tool and take a snapshot of instruction during a point in the school day.
Attached a copy of one of Baltimore County’s informal tools and two other examples of informal tools. Feel free to cut and paste the best elements of them all or create your own based on the attached model. It mirrors the Charlotte Danielson model.
These are clips of a math and Science lessons. Remember, when you do an informal observation you are just getting a snap shot of the lesson. An informal observation is usually 10-20 minutes.