Many people believe that building the clinical eye means being able to recognize a highly effective classroom environment. But it is SO much more. A coach's primary job is to support their teachers with their teaching. When you are able to walk into a room and quickly assess the quality of the teaching and determine what support you can provide all of the teachers in your building, then you have effectively developed your clinical eye.
There are 7 areas that make up your clinical eye. They are:
Effective coaches are able to identify, address, and support their teachers in each of these areas. The first step is identifying. If you are able to identify and prioritize the teacher's area of support, you are well on your well to becoming an effective coach.
This 32-slide PowerPoint Presentation with detailed notes teaches you to recognize, address, and provides several ideas to use to build your own clinical eye. It is sure to improve your academic coaching quickly.