Instructional Rounds

Discover Great Strategies & Instructional Practices

More Information :

What are instructional rounds?
  • A PD opportunity where teachers observe their peers teaching at another site.
  • Teachers will be split into small groups of 3-4 with a teacher trained in facilitating peer observation groups from that site.
  • Groups will visit classrooms for 10-12 minutes and record trends and patterns.
  • The day culminates with a lunchtime debrief to talk about what you can apply to your own teaching practice.

PLEASE NOTE: You may NOT sign up to observe at your own site.

  • To observe instructional strategies in a variety of subject areas
  • To gain insights about teaching and learning that you can apply in your subject area and classroom.

When and Where:

Timing: Meet at 8:30 at the site. Lunch is provided and the day concludes at 1:30 pm.

  • February 4th: Sequoia High School
  • February 23rd: Woodside High School
  • March 8: Menlo-Atherton High School
  • March 23: Carlmont High School

How to Register:

Sign up by sending an email to Jennie Tomasino with the date you would like to attend. We will take a certain number of teachers from each site for each day. Preference will be given to teachers implementing common core standards or planning for their implementation. We will confirm your participation two weeks prior to the event. If these events are popular, more dates will be added.