Teaching Practice Peer Evaluation Form

You need not put your name on this paper. Please score your classmate's performance using the following rubric (circle the appropriate score). Please do not penalize your classmate for mock students' inattention or misbehavior. You may write comments on the back of this sheet if you wish.

Your evaluation of your classmate will be used to modify the scores chosen by the instructor.

Grade Content
15 Lesson is entertaining and exciting while providing students with deep insights into the mathematics presented.
13 Lesson covers significant mathematical content while holding students' interest. Information presented is accurate.
10 Lesson is entertaining or educational but not both, or lesson contains some inaccurate information. Examples: making decorations using geometric figures, a lecture followed by a worksheet, or a lecture that implies that "probabilities" are the same as "odds".
5 Lesson is confusing or contains several inaccuracies.
0 It is difficult to determine what students might learn from this lesson.

Grade Preparedness
5 Presentation and board use are clearly planned out in advance. Materials are ready, lecture goes smoothly.
4 All needed materials are provided; presentation fits well in the fifty minute time window.
3 Presenter encounters minor unexpected difficulties during presentation -- e.g. presentation is more than a few minutes long or short, presenter runs out of space on the board, or information is presented out of order.
1 Presenter encounters major unexpected difficulties -- e.g. handouts are missing, presentation is much too long or too short, crucial information is missing from presentation.
0 Presenter is absent.

Grade Presentation
5 Presenter has excellent handwriting, whiteboard is never cluttered or hard to read, presenter speaks clearly and manages the classroom well, and all handouts are typewritten.
4 Presenter writes neatly, is easy to understand and has good blackboard technique. Handouts are neat and readable.
3 Handwriting is uneven or hard to read, presenter occasionally mumbles or has to write material in an inconvenient location on the blackboard.
1 Handwriting or speech is difficult to understand. Presenter's notes on the board appear to be placed randomly.
0 Presentation is unintelligible