The Science Management Observation Protocol (SMOP) is used to conduct structured observations of science classroom practice. SMOP identifies specific teacher behaviors and classroom classroom characteristics which influence an inquiry-based classroom. The protocol can be used by teachers and administrators to support the development of quality inquiry-based practices.
25 items across five dimensions (classroom characteristics and routines; use of time and transitions; collaboration among students; safety; care and use of materials)
Free with National Science Teacher Association membership; $1.29 for non-members.
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