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How Can Teachers Be Observed Without Them Getting Demoralized?

Alex V. asks:

How can I help my school develop a culture of open practice where teachers are happy to be observed and look forward to observing and learning from each other, in a school where up until now observation has been used as a tool of evaluation and judgment from the administration without constructive feedback, thus demoralizing the teachers?

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