Francisco Antonio Morales firstname.lastname@example.org Task 4.2How would you as a teacher trainer introduce the peer lesson observation?Most of the time we have to consider the purpose of peer observation if it is tobe used for summative purposes, training peer observers is necessary. It helpsthem focus on specific criteria essential to completing a reliable and validobservation. Training can be completed in a meeting or via a training videotape. Atraining manual can also be helpful in these cases.• Which observation tasks could be interesting for your trainees?I think that pre-observation meeting, description of students , class topic, Goals forsession, , methods, assestment tools, Instructor concerns, post-observation, date,time, location and objective for the session, teaching strategies.Begins class promptly and in a well-organized way.Treats students with respectand caring about them as a students and as persons. This also provides clearexplanations. it holds attention and respect of students, and it practices effectiveclassroom management. It Uses active, hands-on student learning.Varies his/herinstructional technique. It Provides clear, specific expectations forassignments.Provides frequent and immediate feedback to students on theirperformance.The teacher has a sense of humor! He uses nonverbal behavior, such as gestures,walking around, and eye contact to reinforce his/her comments. And also hepresents him/herself in class as "real people. He "Focuses on the class objectiveand does not let class get sidetracked and uses feedback from students (andothers) to assess and improve teaching.
NOTES FOR PRE-OBSERVATION MEETINGDescription of Room:Description of Students:Class topic: _______________________________________________________Goal(s) for the session?1.____________________________________________________________2.____________________________________________________________Objective for the session? (What will the students be able to do/know by theend of the session?):1._____________________________________________________________2._____________________________________________________________Teaching Strategies? (What strategies/methods will you use to help thelearners to reach this objective?):1._____________________________________________________________2._____________________________________________________________3._____________________________________________________________Assessment Tool(s) (How will the students show that they know and can dowhat you expected of them?):Instructor Concerns/Focus (What would you like the observer to pay specialattention to?):Post-Observation Conference: Date: ________________________Time: ________________________Location: _____________________