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Observation and Feedback for Instructional Leaders
January 13-14, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Hosted By: Spring Bluff R-XV - Sullivan, Mo.

Registration Deadline: December 12, 2019
Seating Limited to 25 Participants

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This is a two-day training that goes deeper into the practices of effective instruction, instructional observation and feedback.  We will explore the researched areas of quality instruction and what to expect during short walk-through observations.  We will also discuss formal teacher evaluation and feedback and how it must look and feel differently.

In addition, we will discuss a three-step process on observation for curriculum fidelity and how you can ensure that your teachers are teaching and assessing your curriculum as written.  We will touch on formative assessment, what to look for and how discern effective use of formative assessment. 

Participants will leave with strategies and techniques that they can use the very next day. These are some of the questions that we will answer during our time together:

  • What are the types of Observation and when do I perform them?
  • How does one perform observation for curriculum fidelity?
  • What does strong instruction look like?
  • What does effective formative assessment look like during instruction?
  • What teaching behaviors are proven to have the greatest impact?
  • What is “Rigor”? What is “Quality” in teaching and learning?
  • What questions should I ask and when should I ask them?
  • What is Feedback for Impact and how do I get started?

Targeted Audience: Building Administrators and Curriculum leaders, District Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Teacher Leaders




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