PC 204

Top 5 Things to Know When Observing and Coaching for the Standards and Shifts

Instructional Materials/Curriculum

Shelly LeDoux

Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Katey Arrington

Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Jackie LeJeune

Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

What are the most common questions leaders and coaches ask about engaging in classroom observations in mathematics? Gain insights from the UnboundEd team, which has led immersive trainings with educators from around the country. Hear about the top five things keeping school leaders up at night when it comes to observation and coaching related to the standards and shifts. Learn how to add more meaning to the observation process by better understanding what’s important and where to focus. Following the panel discussion, use a classroom video to practice observing and coaching the shifts and standards-aligned instruction.