Connect professional learning supports with change in instructional practice to capture the impact of PD
Empower coaches with aggregate or individual teacher data to drive just-in-time support
Analyze instructional practice to determine professional learning plans and targeted support
Align walkthroughs with district and campus plans to bridge the gap between strategic plans, school improvement plans (SIPs), and individual educator goals
Use mobile-friendly forms, automated follow-up, and pre-configured dashboards to ensure all stakeholders have access to real-time data
The classroom observation process looks different than it did 10 years ago, but most systems still focus on digitizing forms and compliance reports. KickUp prioritizes flexibility and data that’s usable, so that you can focus on the work that matters: growing educators.
Create walkthrough forms specific to roles, campuses or strategic priorities, then use rosters to manage access.
Allow educators to self-identify professional growth goals & focus classroom indicators within a district framework.
Triangulate, filter, and sort data to get a 360-degree view of progress and needed support.
Your individual Client Success Manager helps set up forms, lead implementation, and track the observation data for continuous improvement.
— Hanna Schramm, Director of Professional Learning, Comal Independent School District
Blast walkthroughs are a technique that use short visits to several classrooms to take a "temperature check" of overall instructional environment. Download this one-pager for four key protocols that will get you started with blast walkthroughs in your district:
Guide to building an online walkthrough program, plus a bank of practical look-fors adapted from the National Standards for Quality Online Teaching.
Choosing a research-backed framework is the easy part. Translating it into practice — also known as “implementing with fidelity” — is a taller order. Part 1 of a conversation with two real-life practitioners on how to optimize fidelity drivers in a school district setting, track implementation success in real time, and understand what works and why. .