Search results for: Peer observation
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This article examines the use of peer-videoing in the classroom as a tool to promote reflective practice among student teachers. 20 pre-service teachers from a variety of subject disciplines participating in a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education program in an Irish university participated in the study. The article discusses the implications of reflective dialogue for the modernization of teacher education. It also offers guidelines on how best to scaffold and promote reflectivity.
Updated: Jan. 28, 2009
A discussion of peer observation followed by sharing learning experience is described in this article. The authors highlight the importance of the cognitive-emotional and personal-professional aspects of teacher educators' lives in supporting their learning through the combination of peer observation and ongoing professional learning conversations.
Updated: Sep. 04, 2008
Engaging in a self-study is a multi-faceted activity that involves not only autobiography and theory, but also students and colleagues. Learning from and with colleagues can take many forms. This article discusses the authors' experience with reciprocal classroom observation in a teacher education context. Peer observation supported our learning about our own teaching by providing suggestions for change and mutual reassurance.
Updated: Jun. 10, 2008
A study exploring approaches and practices of peer evaluation is outlined in this article. Participants evaluated peers, before and after identifying their own perspectives on teaching, and after attending a workshop detailing five perspectives on teaching. Analyses of results reveal that preconceived notions regarding good teaching practices and personal teaching practices tend to influence the assessments of peer teachers.
Updated: Feb. 10, 2008