Instructional coach Crystal Midlik describes how she help a teacher reflect on her practice through video recording, through the following steps: 1. A relationship built on trust is a MUST! 2. Ask the teacher about her preferred area of focus. 3. Schedule a time to record the lesson. 4. Share the video. 5. Allow time for viewing and reflection. 6. Hold a coaching conversation with the teacher to discuss the video. You can follow these steps on www.beasmartercookie.com too!
FREE! Print out this simple, yet effective form to help your substitute document their time spent in your class. This quick reference sheet will note a variety of management issues, concerns, or suggestions that the classroom teacher should be made aware of during their time away.