Learning Walks: Effective Peer Observations - Professional Development EDITABLE

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Description

Leverage the talent of your staff with learning walks! This will increase authentic teacher collaboration in your school building.

A learning walk is an excellent way for teachers to gain new ideas that will enhance their own classroom teaching. Observing in a peer’s classroom can offer a new vibrant look at how to engage students, plan lessons and more!

This guide will help you organize your visit so that you will get the most out of your time.

Includes Tips on:

  • Planning your visit
  • Organizing your time
  • Note-taking
  • Reflection
  • Thank you letter

Included (Zip File):

  • Printable Guide
  • Editable Guide

Note- learning walks are not to be used as an evaluation, rather a peer-peer "idea borrowing" avenue.

UPDATED 8/13/17: clearer definition, suggestions on how to implement, benefits of implementation, materials needed, and a note taking sheet

UPDATED 10/2/18: logistics information, additional note-taking pages, multiple thank you notes on one page

UPDATED 10/15/18: classroom organization, management, and content delivery "look for's"

UPDATED 1/30/20: editable

UPDATED 6/2/21: blog posts of tips

UPDATED 6/6/22: Additional reflection pages added with specific "look-fors"

UPDATED 7/1/22: Google Apps version

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