The following templates have been provided to help guide PARD-P participants through the PARD-P cycle.
Stage 1: Focus
The purpose of this template is help guide the first stage in the PARD-P cycle. It is an opportunity to clarify your own focus and it will provide important information for your partner. You should give a copy of this completed template to your partner in preparation for the observation.
Stage 2: Observe
The purpose of this template is to help guide the second stage in the PARD-P process observation. As well as talking to your partner, it is important to provide some written feedback. This template may help you to synthesise your feedback into a form that will be useful for your partner
Stage 3: Reflect/Set Goals
The purpose of this template is help guide the third stage in the PARD-P cycle – reflection and goal setting. Thinking about the oral and written feedback from your partner and your own experience, what are the three most important reflections you have made about your teaching as a result of the PARD-P process?
Stage 4: Implement/Evaluate
The purpose of this template is to help guide the fourth stage of the PARD-P cycle –implementation and evaluation. In this stage you are encourage to consciously try something new in your teaching and then evaluate how effective this change has been for both you and your students. It is important to be realistic about the level of change you and your students are able to cope with. It is better to make small, incremental and achievable changes over time rather than making large and stressful changes to every aspect of your curriculum.