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23-24 MVHS Peer Observations

Feb 16, 2024 - May 20, 2024


Full course description

Course Description

  • Course Description: The purpose of this course is to provide a structured opportunity for teachers to observe and learn from their teaching colleagues.  Research shows that teachers are more likely to implement new strategies when they first have an opportunity to observe a colleague implement those strategies with students.  Participants will have the opportunity to visit other participating classrooms, observe a teaching colleague, take note of instructional practices and strategies, reflect on takeaways/applications, and share feedback with the teacher.  Each step in this observation cycle will be documented in this Canvas course.
  • Type of Course: In person/Blended
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Rachel Stewart
  • Credit(s) and Type: 2 hours of relicensure credit per completed observation cycle; Max of 4 observation cycles for 8 hour total.


Target Audience

  • MVHS Certified Staff
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = No
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Not at this time


Timeline Overview

  • Start date of course content: 2/16/24
  • End date of course content: 5/16/24



Here are the outcomes for the course (what participants will walk away with from the course).

  • Participants will visit other participating classrooms and observe a teaching colleague.
  • During the observation, participants will take note of instructional practices and strategies.
  • After the observation, participants will reflect on takeaways/applications and share feedback with the teacher whom they've observed.

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