This article looks at the practice of Classroom Walk-throughs (informal observations) and provides some insight on what might be missed or misconstrued in using this practice.Source:
Peter DeWitt, Education Week, April 19, 2016Description:
Walkthroughs are pretty popular these days. A principal, or a team of administrators and teacher leaders, walk through a group of classrooms and look for certain instructional practices. After they’re completed, the team provides feedback to the teacher. In schools where walkthroughs are done correctly, teachers and leaders work together, have agreed upon or co-constructed the “look for” that should be taking place in the classrooms, and have dialogue around the feedback.Read the full article here!