Have a teacher give a description of an individual or group of students that the teacher wishes to discuss.
Have the teacher share concerns, experiences, approaches and outcomes connected to the desired goals.
Have teammates discuss their experiences with the student(s) identifying similarities and differences.
Have the initial teacher identify an appropriate next step goal to achieve with the student(s).
Have teammates offer possible strategies for the teacher or team to implement.
Have the initial teacher select/identify a plan of action for implementation and select an appropriate date for sharing feedback. (If the teacher or team is lacking information to make a decision, the plan should be, ”What information needs to be gathered and who will take what responsibilities?”.)
A second set of questions was provided for the same content teachers in the house. (6th, 7th, 8th grade Language Arts teachers)
Share the current unit of study/standards that you are currently instructing. What are the major instructional strategies you are using for this unit? What have been your observations of student engagement and learning to date? What assessments FOR learning have you been (or will you be) using?
How are your teammate’s approaches similar and different?
What questions/insights would you want to share with your teammates in the other content and exploratory (art, music, computer, PE, etc.) areas?
What insights/questions would you want to share with the preceding and/or following grade teacher?
How will these standards be approached in curriculum changes?
If, in a text adoption process, are there connecting insights?
Are there instructional resources that would assist student achievement of these standards?
Record: Insights, questions, and request.