Rosa Margarita Mijangos Santiago Yellow0901@hotmail.com Task 4.2How would you as a teacher trainer introduce the peer lesson observation?It depends for example we have to consider the purpose of peer observation if itis to be used for summative purposes, training peer observers is necessary. Ithelps them 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.• Which observation tasks could be interesting for your trainees?Write down some ideas. Pre-observation meeting, description of students , classtopic, Goals for session, objective for the session (previous knowledge), teachingstrategies, methods, assestment tools, Instructor concerns, post-observation, date,time, location.Begins class promptly and in a well-organized way.Treats students with respectand caring.It Provides the significance/importance of information to be learned. It alsoProvides clear explanations. it Holds attention and respect of students, and itpractices effective classroom management. It Uses active, hands-on studentlearning.Varies his/her instructional technique. It Provides clear, specificexpectations for assignments.Provides frequent and immediate feedback tostudents on their performance. It praises student answers and uses probingquestions to clarify/elaborate answers. it Provides many concrete, real life,practical examples. It draws inferences from examples or models and usesanalogies. It Creates a class environment which is comfortable for student, it allowsstudents to speak freely.It teaches at an appropriately fast pace, stopping to check student understandingand engagement.Communicates at the level of all students in class. Teacher has asense of humor! He uses nonverbal behavior, such as gestures, walking around,and eye contact to reinforce his/her comments. And also he presents him/herself inclass as "real people. He "Focuses on the class objective and does not let classget sidetracked and uses feedback from students (and others) to assess andimprove teaching. Teacher reflects on own teaching to improve it.
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: _____________________