How can you conduct a lesson observation so that it actually improves teaching?
Observing other teachers is one of the privileges of being a middle leader, writes Zoe Paramour, teacher and author of How To Be An Outstanding Primary Middle Leader and writes: What should you look at in a lesson observation? And how often should you be observing teaching?
How often should you observe teachers?
It’s widely accepted that low stakes drop-ins are more useful for everyone than one high-stake observation a term. Drop-ins should not be used to catch members of staff