My version of the 'Secret Spy Card' idea (*not* my idea but I thought I would share the resource I've made!).
How it works:
1. Tell students that they will be 'spying' on another student that lesson in order to assess their behaviour for learning.
2. Give them a Secret Spy Card with another student's name on at the start of the lesson. (Students can write their own names on the cards at an earlier time and you can collect them in and redistribute them appropriately).
3. The students should know who they are 'spying' on but should not know who is' spying' on them.
4. They observe the behaviour of this student throughout the lesson and write them feedback at the end.
5. Each student can then give their card directly back to their 'target' or you can collect them in and redistribute them if you want the secret to remain secret!
I have found this particularly useful with students who may struggle with behaviour for learning, as they enjoy the opportunity to observe another student and give them feedback. It also encourages them to behave well themselves as they know they're being observed. You can choose how to distribute the cards strategically, giving students the opportunity to observe a student whose behaviour they would benefit from replicating.