This is a list of important dimensions about how the teacher handles questions to the students during a lesson. The list is created by Howard Pitler, Ed. D. Education, former teacher and principal, co-founder of Instructional Excellence Partners and expert on lesson observations from the USA.
BRAVOLesson initiates cooperation with Marcus Samuelsson, leg. teacher in craft and professor of education at the University Högskolan i Väst, Trollhättan Sweden. Marcus has researched the leadership of the classroom. Now we offer a package with his new evidence-based observation form in combination with three copies of his book Lärandets ordning och reda.
Price for the whole package 3,740 SEK per school, excluding VAT and shipping. The observation form can then be used in BRAVOLesson.
Click the button below for a sample of what it contains.
The basis of observation has the following elements: 1. Procedures, rules and procedures,
2. Relationships, 3. Teaching climate,
4. Expectations and motivation as well
5. Disciplinary interventions.
NOTA BENE! This only show parts of the first element.
This template is based on the original from Menntamálastofnun – the National Agency for Education i Iceland..
Published by Udir – The National Agency for Education in Norway. This is for observing how teachers apply structure and rules.
Published by Udir – The National Agency for Education in Norway. This is for teachers’ self assessmernt of their practice to create a learning environment.
This observation template is based on what Ofsted – The National School Inspection Autority in England – is using for lesson observations. Published by the National Center for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics.
This is from the Swedish School Inspection Authority’s template – only part 4: Follow-up, feedback and reflection on learning.
This is from the Swedish School Inspection Authority’s template – only part 3: Clarity in goals, content and structure.
This is from the Swedish School Inspection Authority’s template – only part 2: Individualization, variation and challenging the pupils/students.
This is from the Swedish School Inspection Authority’s template – only part 1: Safe, supportive and encouraging learning environment.
From the Swedish National Agency for Education. The same as 2.2 but this is only the shorter summary version. Nota bene! Does not apply to an individual pedagog.
From the Swedish National Agency for Education. This template can be used to describe, observe or analyse the overall quaility in a playschool or a play school department. Nota bene! Does not apply to an individual pedagog.
This is based on what good dimensions of teaching are according to research. It is used by the Swedish School Inspection Authority in their official inspections. It is free to be shared and used by others.