2Goals for Tuning Protocol: To provide a tool that will promote:Powerful teaching and learningReflectionShared expectations
3What is a Tuning Protocol? Facilitated, focused conversationFormal structure of steps and guidelinesCollaborative experienceA tool to help tune our practice
4Tuning Protocol Outline Introduction (2 minutes)Teacher Presentation ( 5 minutes)Clarifying Questions (2 minutes)Pause to Reflect on Feedback (5 minutes)Warm and Cool Feedback (5-10 minutes)Reflection (5 minutes)Debrief (3 minutes)
5When listening to colleagues’ thinking… listen without judging.tune in to differences in perspective.use controversy as an opportunity to explore and understand each other's perspectives.focus on understanding where different interpretations come from.make your own thinking clear to others.be patient and persistent.
6Warm and Cool Feedback Assumptions We all want to get better at the work we do.We all want to be courteous.In order to accomplish number one, we need to be thoughtful when preparing and delivering feedback.We are all in this together.
7Warm feedbackStatements that tell how the lesson seems to meet the desired goals.RightWrong“I saw…”“I noticed…”“I heard…”“I see evidence of…..”“I like it.”“You are a good teacher.”“Great job.”
8Cool FeedbackStatements or questions that help the presenter move forward and strengthen the lesson.RightWrong“I wonder if…”“What would it look like if…”“What’s another way you might….”“I’m curious to know what might happen if….”“You should…”“I think…”“I didn’t like…”
9Questions to Consider During Debrief What did you learn from listening to your colleagues that was interesting or surprising?What new perspectives did your colleagues provide?How can you make use of your colleague’s perspectives?What questions about teaching and assessment did looking at this plan raise for you?Are there things you would like to try in your classroom as a result of looking at the plan?These questions can be used in small group debrief on last step of protocol or whole group debrief after everyone is finished with the protocol.