Math Practice Cycle

Supporting teachers to develop skill with equitable and ambitious teaching

Teaching Channel Observation Challenge

We love this three part Observation Challenge from the Teaching Channel!

This challenge provides a great opportunity for us, as members of the teaching profession, to share our observations about teaching and to hear the observations of others.  By sharing and listening in this way we can bring conversations about teaching outside of individual classrooms and build a shared commitment to constantly improving teaching and learning.

The commentary on each video by Sarah Brown Wessling provides a powerful starting place for talking about the key moments in the videos.  Sarah has a great eye for noticing critical moments and for examining the features of those moments that make them important for teaching and learning.

 

Part 1:  What do you hear?

Part 2:  What do you see?

Part 3:  Seeing the invisible