FIELD OBSERVATION FORM

SCHOOL DIVISION_______________________ GRADE LEVEL/CLASS_________________

BEGINNING OBSERVATION TIME________________ ENDING TIME________________

NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN ROOM_______________ DATE________________________

(If students leave/enter during observation, do not change recorded number.)

_____* Number of students doing what the director has requested.

_____ In a one-minute time frame, how many times did the director change standing
positions (i.e., from one space to another)?

_____* Number of students doing what the director has requested (on-task).

_____ In a one-minute time frame, how many times did the director give positive
feedback to the students (verbal response, nods, winds, etc.)?

_____* Number of students on-task (doing what the teacher has requested).

_____ In a 30-second time frame, rate the director’s voice: a. no change
b. little change c. some change d. lots of change

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ In a two-minute time frame, how many seconds are music stimuli observed
(playback system, students’/teacher’s singing or playing, clapping,
etc.)?

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ In a one-minute time frame, how many times did the director give positive
feedback?

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ In a one-minute time frame, how many times did the director give positive
feedback?

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ In a two-minute time frame, how many seconds are music stimuli observed?

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ In a one-minute time frame, how many times did the director change standing
positions?continued

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ In a 30-second time frame, rate the director’s voice: a. no change
b. little change c. some change d. lots of change

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ In a two-minute time frame, how many seconds are music stimuli observed?

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ Up to this point in the class, have any visuals been employed?

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ Up to this point in the class, have students (Majority of students. Not
one or two.) moved from their seats (standing by desks/chairs is considered
moving from their seats)?

_____* Number of students on-task.

_____ In a two-minute time frame, how many seconds are music stimuli observed?

_____* Number of students on-task.

COMPLETE AFTER THE OBSERVATION

ON-TASK BEHAVIOR FOR THIS ONE OBSERVATION IS _________ PER CENT. To
find the percentage of on-task behavior, total the number of students on-task
(marked by * above) and divide that number by 14 (number of intervals of recorded
observation). Now divide that number by the total number of students in the
class.

TOTAL NUMBER OF MINUTES THAT MUSIC STIMULI WAS OBSERVED__________.

LIST TWO POSITIVE POINTS OF THE LESSON: