What is a "Look-for"?

A "Look-for" is an observable teacher behavior that has a positive impact on student achievement. Look-fors provide resources that will help improve student learning which may include:

The evidence checklist provides a clear, manageable focus on specific aspects of teaching and learning.

The look-for video presents a classroom demonstration of critical teacher behaviors and provides teachers with best practice examples of ways to improve instruction.

The rubric and its associated coaching tips encourage growth of the skill(s) being observed. It also promotes reflective thought about the teacherís classroom behaviors.

Look-fors can be used to strengthen a professional development experience, support a school district or building initiative, and identify individual professional growth opportunities.

Example Look-for Video #1
Example Look-for Video #2

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