Lead Indicator Tool

This tool is a great addition to use when doing classroom observations and walk-throughs when looking for how teachers are utilizing both summarization and meaningful dialogue. This tool allows for the observer to quantify data as well as write down information observed within the classroom to make the assessment more personal.


4= Exemplar
3= Good
2= Room To Grow
1= Not evident


  1. APK-Activating Prior Knowledge:

        1 2 3 4
    Relating topic/ scaffolding  
    Coherence/ Relevance w/objectives  
    Personal connection  
    Not evident  

  1. Notes: APK-Activating Prior Knowledge

Achievable Dream Middle & High