POD3 - Peer Observation Data-Driven Dialogue

The implementation of the strategies presented in POD3 increases the capacity of teachers and administrators to self-assess, collectively determine needs, and create paths for professional growth. This two-module series is based on research of best practices for collaboratively improving teacher quality through classroom observations. Unlike an evaluation system where administrators observe and provide feedback, the focus is on teachers observing classrooms to increase their own efficacy and instructional expertise.

Virtual Coach: Teacher Portfolio System

This tool may be used by the ESC to extend coaching opportunities and reduce travel to outlying districts, or by internal district staff to document teacher growth through the building of the portfolio.