Does your school district use the Marzano Framework to evaluate its teachers? Are you anxious when you log into iObservations and take a peek at what’s expected of you? If you’re feeling stressed about what seems like a very complex system, stayed tuned for the next four weeks! This blog-post series will help you seamlessly navigate through the most important domains of the Marzano framework.
This is the first in a series of four blog posts that will help you become more familiar, and more confident, with the Marzano and iobservation platform. In this blog, we will break down one of the more important elements of Domain1 in the Marzano system. Domain 1 encompasses Classroom Strategies and Behaviors, many of which will (or at least should) take place during an instructional lesson–and hopefully during your teacher observation as well! Let’s begin by taking a closer look at a few key strategies of Marzano instruction, strategies that will help with improving student learning, but which will also take away some of the stress from the teacher evaluation process.