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Choosing observation techniques

When you have decided what you will be observing for, this chart will help you choose the best observational technique.

Focus

Technique

Student involvement

Individualized instruction

Levels of student thinking

Teacher talk/behavior

Classroom climate

Primary Reference: Acheson, K., & Gall, M. (1992). Techniques in the clinical supervision of teachers (2nd ed.). New York: Longman.

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