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Teacher Evaluation to Enhance Professional Practice
Charlotte Danielson & Thomas L. McGreal
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About This Book
Teacher evaluation—a term that brings fear, anticipation, stress, anxiety, or even boredom to the hearts of teachers and administrators everywhere.
How can we reinvent teacher evaluation so that it really makes a difference—so that everyone in school benefits from it, so that teachers and administrators learn from it, so that students succeed as a result of it?
The bad news is that many schools and districts seem to be stuck in old ruts, involving The Observation, The Behavior Checklist, and The Conference. The good news is that many districts have paved the way for teacher evaluation to actually become professional development, by using a three-track evaluation system:
More good news: Through concrete examples, useful forms, and assessment tools, this book provides a clear roadmap to effective teacher evaluation systems that combine quality assurance with professional development for all teachers.
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About the Authors
CHARLOTTE DANIELSON author of the 1996 ASCD book Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching, is Development Leader for the Educational Testing Service, Rosedale Road, Princeton, NJ 08541.
THOMAS L. MCGREAL is Professor Emeritus of Educational Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Contact him at 4009 Pinecrest Rd., Champaign, IL 61822.
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