Overall Performance

Instructions: Enter teacher/class info below. Then mark YES, NO or N/A next to the section you assessed.

Teacher Info

  • Teacher Name

  • Subject

  • Grade Level

  • Highest Level of Rigor Observed

  • Number of students in class

  • Number of students off task

  • Beginning of Lesson (Do Now, Warm Up, etc.)

  • Direct Teach or Structured Practice

  • Group Activity or Guided Practice

  • Closure

  • Other (Explain in notes below)

In Class Observation--Complete Each Section Below with Comments. Put NA if Skill Was Not Assessed. Please use photo feature to include pictures and student work if possible/applicable.

During TF observation, the TF:

  • Was prepared for the lesson

  • Engaged the students (energetic, motivating, etc.)

  • Was knowledgeable about the content taught

  • Used VIPs or other support tools to guide and differentiate instruction for all learners

  • Formative assessment evident throughout the lesson

  • Challenged the students/asked Higher Order Thinking (HOT) questions during the lesson

  • Moved about the room with purpose

  • Strategically used positive feedback to control or maintain classroom management procedures

  • Enforced and referred to classroom expectations/norms during the lesson to control or maintain classroom management procedures

  • Encouraged a sense of culture and upbeat climate during the lesson

  • Successfully adjusted to student learning/behavior when needed during the lesson

  • Strategically and successfully managed time during the lesson

  • Effectively closed the lesson (exit slip, skill review, etc.)

  • Incorporated technology to enhance lesson

  • Other: Explain below in the notes section


  • Type Comments or Action Items with Dates Here

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