ATP Graduate Teaching: Cooperating Teacher Lesson Observation Form Updated on: January 30, 2013 Observation Date* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY Student Teacher's Name* First Last Observer's Name* First Last School/Subject/GradeOfficial observations are based on a minimum of 45 minutes of teaching time.Beginning Time of Observation : HH MM AM PM Ending Time of Observation : HH MM AM PM Check all indicators that apply in each of the categories listed. Comments on specific strengths or weaknesses should be noted.Active, Successful, Student Participation in the Learning Process Students are engaged in learning. Students are successful in learning. Evidence of critical thinking or problem solving (Bloom). Students are self-directed. Comments:Learner-Centered Instruction Students clearly understood the goals and objectives, explicit or implicit. Instruction relates to needs and interests of students. Aligned with district/state curriculum. Appropriate pacing and logical progression. Appropriate questioning strategies. Technology. when available, is integrated into instruction. Comments:Evaluation and Feedback on Student Progress Monitors student work and provides formative feedback. Assessment and instruction are aligned. Appropriate assessment is used. Technology, when available, is integrated into instruction. Comments:Management of Student Discipline, Time, and Materials Discipline management process is evident. Promotes and encourages self-discipline and self-directed learning. Expectations for behavior are consistent and fair. Teacher redirects disruptive behavior. Teacher reinforces desired behavior. Effectively and efficiently manages time and materials. Comments:Professional Communication Appropriate, accurate, verbal/non-verbal communication with students. Supportive, courteous, respectful interaction with students. Teacher displays competence in specific content. Comments:General Comments and Feedback:Overall evaluation for this observation:*High = 5432Low = 1Observer's Email: (By entering your email in this field, you are submitting your official observation and confirming that you will share these comments with the student teacher.)* You will receive an email confirmation with a copy of observation for your records. Please print and share this copy with your student teacher.