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Slides 2-7 are images taken from Cathy Yenca's (@MathyCathy) classroom

If you are looking for additional ideas: "11 Things Coaches Should Look For" is helpful: http://www.mshouser.com/instructional-coaching-2/11-things-coaches-should-l...
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6 Look-Fors

Published on Nov 18, 2015

6 Look For's When Observing an iPad Classroom (ideas and examples range from student and teacher behavior to assessment, workflow, physical space, and more...

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6 Look-Fors

Tips for Observing an iPad Classroom
All Images in this Haiku Deck are Original!

Slides 2-7 are images taken from Cathy Yenca's (@MathyCathy) classroom

If you are looking for additional ideas: "11 Things Coaches Should Look For" is helpful: http://www.mshouser.com/instructional-coaching-2/11-things-coaches-should-l...

Student Behavior

Student Behavior Look For's:
what students are doing, off task behavior, engagement, when students are using iPads and when they aren’t, groupings and navigation of those groups ("silently make eye contact with someone you would like to be your partner")

Teacher Behavior

Teacher Behavior Look For's:
positive phrases, accessing previous knowledge and reiterating student goals, verbal and nonverbal instructional cues, classroom management

Classroom Management Best Practices: https://www.haikudeck.com/managing-ipads-in-the-iclassroom-education-presen...

If You Would Like to Learn More About @MathyCathy (Cathy Yenca): check out her blog: http://www.mathycathy.com/blog/

Assessment

Assessment Look For's:
formative assessment, summative assesment, class pulse checks (e.g thumbs up, silent polls), share exemplars and address misconceptions

For More About this Lesson... Read Here: http://www.mathycathy.com/blog/2015/02/my-first-attempt-nearpod-desmos-work...

workflow & Materials

Workflow and Materials Look For's:
password protected, access via QR code, index cards for recording answers to use later, addressing possible technical glitches in advance, means of submission...

More on Cathy's Workflow and Lesson Can Be Found Here: http://www.mathycathy.com/blog/2015/02/my-first-attempt-nearpod-desmos-work...

Physical Space

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Physical Space Look For's:
location of teacher in the classroom during a variety of settings, arrangement of desks, flow of groups

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Look For's:
Cases, technical PD that was provided prior to lesson, use of projector, SMART board, document camera, lessons built in advance, etc...

Check out this Full-Blown Look at the iPad Project Plan Cycle: https://tackk.com/ipadprojectplan

Tips...

  • Use Skitch to Blur Student Faces to Ensure Privacy
  • Use an App Like Evernote OR Notes Plus to Jot Down Anecdotal Observations