Sample FODA Report

YOUR CITY/COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

CENTRAL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

TEACHER'S NAME:  Mr. John Williams
DATE OF OBSERVATION:  March 12, 2007
PERIOD:  First  COURSE:  Math  GRADE:  7th

FORMATIVE OBSERVATION DATA ANALYSIS

Based on your observations, address each of the following areas using statements which accurately reflect the quality of performance documented by your raw data.


1. MANAGEMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME

All needed materials were readily available.
Relevant instructional activity began promptly.
Students were quickly on task.


2. MANAGEMENT OF STUDENT BEHAVIOR

Routine for handling administrative matters was evident.
Student talk supported the lesson objectives.
Student movement was purposeful and non-disruptive.
The teacher was keenly aware of student involvement.
Desirable behavior was noted and reinforced.
The teacher made adjustments to support learning.


3. INSTRUCTIONAL PRESENTATION: LESSON DESIGN (FOCUS AND REVIEW, LESSON OBJECTIVE, TEACHER INPUT, GUIDED PRACTICE, INDEPENDENT PRACTICE AND CLOSURE); OTHER PRACTICES.

Class began with a review of the previous lesson.
Very good introductory statements were used.
Speech was clear and precise.
Specific examples and reinforced the concepts.
Most of the students experienced success.
The lesson was well paced.
Transitions were smooth and efficient.
The lesson assignments were very clear.
The teacher created instructional opportunities.
The instructional strategies were very clear.
Technology was well adapted for use in the lesson.
The teacher encouraged the students to be engaged in their own learning.


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