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Elementary Education Formal Observation Form

Junior/Senior Intern

Student: Lauren Stone Observer: Ellen Nightingale Grade: 5th

Date: 11-9-17 Time: 2:15 Subject: SS/ Art

1. Classroom Climate/Culture - Student Behavior

x Intern communicates and maintains standards for appropriate classroom behavior.

x Intern anticipates and acts on potential classroom disruptions.

x Intern maintains positive classroom climate.
x Intern responds to student behaviors appropriately.

2. Instruction - Instructional Time

x Intern has materials, supplies, and equipment ready at the start of the lesson or activity.
x Intern gets class started quickly.
x Intern uses available time for learning and keeps students on task.

3. Instruction - Instructional Planning and Presentation

x Intern establishes links with prior learning and experiences.
x Intern arranges learning activities to support standards.
x Intern appropriately uses a variety of teaching styles.

4. Instruction - Instructional Monitoring

x Intern circulates to check performance and monitor progress.
x Intern varies level of questioning.
x Intern ensures that all students have the opportunity to participate.

5. Impact on Student Learning - Facilitating Instruction

x Intern establishes clear outcomes for learning.
x Intern communicates learning outcomes to students.
x Intern adjusts lesson based on student responses/ongoing assessment.
x Intern connects learning outcomes to the NCSCOS.

6. Evaluation/Assessment - Instructional Feedback

x Intern provides feedback on the correctness or incorrectness of in-class work to
encourage student growth.
x Intern affirms correct oral responses appropriately and moves on.
x Intern provides sustaining feedback after an incorrect response by probing, repeating the
question, giving a clue, or allowing more time.
Strengths: Areas on which to focus:
Great activity. Kids were engaged and Give behavior expectations with
excited. directions.

Make directions more concise. Write them

Nice wrap up questions at the end. on the board for reference.

Nice material set up.

Were the learning outcomes for the students met? x YES NO

Did the interns/student teachers classroom management support the learning outcomes?
Was the Teaching Behavior Focus goal achieved?
Student Intern Signature:______________________________________

Mentor Teacher Signature:_Ellen Nightingale______________________ Date:__11-9-


University Supervisor Signature:___________________________________