Volume 14, Number 4
Discussing Student Work Gives Teachers New Perspective
Project Zero's "Rounds" adapts a medical tradition for teachers
Once a month from October through May, some 35 teachers, principals, students, and other visitors from around the U.S. gather in a conference room at the Harvard Graduate School of Education to discuss a piece of student work in a process called "Rounds." Named after the medical tradition of "Grand Rounds" in which doctors come together to consider challenging cases, these sessions are sponsored by Project Zero, a 30-year-old research group at HGSE.This is an excerpt from the Harvard Education Letter. Subscribers can click here to continue reading this article.