Teacher Quality

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Teacher Evaluation: An Issue Overview

This overview covers teacher evaluation and includes information on teacher evaluation models, controversies surrounding the issue, research on teacher quality, and reform trends. It also includes definitions for collective bargaining and value-added models. (September 3, 2015)

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Teacher Evaluation: An Issue Overview

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07/26 04:47 pm | What Did the Teachers' Unions Get Up to at Those OTHER Conventions? | Read highlights from the National Education Association's and the American Federation of Teachers' own conventions earlier this month.

Teaching Now Blog

07/28 03:58 pm | Instuctional Improvements Can Help Close the Racial Discipline Gap, Study Finds | A new study found that a teacher coaching program led to teachers issuing fewer and more equitable disciplinary referrals.

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The push for greater accountability in teacher preparation risks undermining equity, write two Michigan State University professors.
February 17, 2016 – Education Week
Teachers' common practice of sharing examples of stellar work can turn off struggling learners, says a study of online students.
February 17, 2016 – Education Week
To build and deepen empathy, a group of education organizations is calling on K-12 leaders to "shadow" a student.
February 17, 2016 – Education Week
Researchers compared the experiences of kindergarten teachers in 1998 and 2010, and found dramatic differences in their expectations for students and how they structured their classrooms.
February 10, 2016 – Education Week
To stem disruptive staff turnover in low-income schools, we must first shift public perception, writes educator Bruce Hansen.
February 10, 2016 – Education Week
Were small schools just another failed school improvement effort, or do they actually work? Jack Schneider's answer is both.
February 10, 2016 – Education Week
As the U.S. Department of Education prepares to craft regulations putting the Every Student Succeeds Act into effect, advocates and policymakers offer differing visions for the path forward.
February 10, 2016 – Education Week
States hungry for teachers weigh a menu of policies aimed at recruiting and retaining educators, among them pay raises, revamped evaluation systems, and bonuses.
February 10, 2016 – Education Week
While many factors are out of their control, teachers still have a responsibility to try to make students' time in the classroom as enjoyable and meaningful as possible, writes Justin Minkel.
February 2, 2016 – Teacher
Educators Rising, part of PDK International, provides resources and support to school leaders in an effort to build stronger local pipelines of future educators.
January 27, 2016 – Education Week

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