Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Classroom Walkthroughs with H.E.A.T.

Classroom Walkthroughs with H.E.A.T.

Provided below is the Classroom Walkthrough with H.E.A.T agenda which includes the goals, agenda items, and resource links.

• Learn about each step of the H.E.A.T Walkthrough Process
• Using the LoTi Observer, practice gathering data in classrooms
• Acquire a systems approach for continuous improvement
• Develop a plan for conducting regular H.E.A.T.

• Welcome and Overview
• Defining Classroom Walkthroughs
• H.E.A.T.
LoTi Framework
CIP Framework
• 5-Step H.E.A.T. Walkthrough Process
LoTi Observer Application
Step 1 - Pre-Walkthrough
Step 2 - H.E.A.T. Walkthrough
Step 3 - Post-Walkthrough
Step 4 - Introduction to Group Data Analysis
Step 5 - Development of Group Action Plan
• Wrap-Up
• Session Evaluation


Video Samples - Early Childhood Level
Early Childhood - Lifelong Learning
Early Childhood: Science - Worms
Early Childhood: Math - Counting
Early Childhood: Social Studies - Community
Early Childhood: Science: - Zoo Trip
Early Childhood: Science: - Exploring Balls and Ramps

Video Samples - Elementary School Level
Elementary Math: Fractions
Elementary Science: Food Chains
Elementary Science: Ecology
Elementary Science: Space Day Design Challenge
Elementary Science/Math/Language Arts: Weather
Elementary Science: Electricity
Elementary Math: Tessellations
Elementary Science: Weather
Elementary Science: Maui's Coral Reefs-Echinoderms
Elementary Science: Stopping Distances
Elementary Science: Monarch Butterflies
Elementary Science: Solar System
Elementary Science: Ecosystems
Elementary PE: Pulse Rates
Elementary Math: Luxury Hotel
Elementary Science: Hermit Crabs
Elementary Science: Iron Oxide Experiment

Video Samples - Middle School Level
Middle School Math: Stock Market
Middle School Math: Archimedes Spiral
Middle School Language Arts: Literature Review - Tuck Everlasting
Middle School Science: Properties of Matter
Middle School Science: Air Pressure
Middle School Science: Elements Commercial
Middle School Science: Science Journals

Video Samples - High School Level
High School Technology Elective: Video Editing
High School Math: Pythagorean Theorem
High School Math: Geometry in the Real World
High School English: MacBeth
High School Social Studies: Theodore Roosevelt and Progressivism
High School Physics: Projectiles
High School Science: Starry Night Simulation

Additional Resources:
21st Century Learning Revisited
HEAT Observation Form
LoTi Sniff Test
LoTi Framework