The person doing the observation should not be the parent either as students behave differently when their parents are present or when they know they are being observed. Talk to the principal and ask if the observer can be another teacher, principal, special education director, Y3K Tutor In Your Home tutor, or other trained professional. The observer should make note of times when the child is cooperating as well as having difficulty. The entire classroom environment should be observed.
What is the one thing that could ruin the entire observation process? What must be done by the teacher to make sure the classroom observation is not sabotaged? Check back tomorrow for the shocking answers!