An expanded examination of the Downey Walk-Through, this sequel shows leaders how to help teachers improve their practice by engaging them in reflection and professional dialogue.
Chapter 10: Institutionalizing the Three-Minute Walk-Through and Reflective Inquiry
Institutionalizing the Three-Minute Walk-Through and Reflective Inquiry
To effectively institutionalize any major change within an organization, there is a need to look forward to how the change will impact the organization. Equally important is the need to assess where the organization is now in regard to the critical components that will be impacted by this change—ones that will help support the implementation as well as ones that may serve as barriers to the implementation. In many respects, successful implementation of the Three-Minute Walk-Through touches almost every aspect of the school environment, from instructional pedagogy to materials selection to making decisions about what students will learn and how success is determined within the system.
This chapter is about looking at the ...