Harness the power of video to promote reflective practice and teacher growth Video is the only feedback method that allows educators to view their teaching through their own eyes, yet many K-12 professionals have yet to reap the benefits of this powerful technology. This practical and comprehensive guide takes advantage of new methods and tools to capture teaching and learning and a broad base of current research to impact teacher thinking and actions. Written for instructional coaches, administrators, supervisors, and individual teachers, it includes  • guidance on how to get started and how to engage in nonjudgmental and descriptive analysis  • scaffolding to counter anxiety and resistance, and to cultivate a growth mindset.  • chapters on specific contexts including developmental, evaluative, and problems of practice.  • guidance for observation in specific grade bands and for specific student populations.  • templates and links to videos for video analysis tasks, step-by-step process outlines, real-world vignettes and application questions. Drawing on broad evidence of the impact of video on teaching, this is the guide for maximizing this powerful form of professional learning.

20 Video Analysis Tasks : A Guide for Practice
20 Video Analysis Tasks

One of the challenges facing prospective facilitators when implementing video analysis is the lack of specific protocols to follow. In this part of the text, twenty video analysis tasks that are either original or unique adaptations of existing protocols are presented in detail. Each focuses on a particular aspect of teaching to illustrate the video analysis task. Templates that facilitators can use to guide participants in a step-wise manner are included for further clarity.

Moving in sequence from Chapter 5 to subsequent chapters is strongly recommended, as Chapter 5 presents “learning to look” tasks that should always be implemented prior to advancing to more open-ended viewing activities. Chapter 6 continues with scaffolded viewing ...

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