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The Teacher Evaluation Conundrum: Value Added or Devalued Teaching?
In this webinar, Heidi Hayes Jacobs takes a provocative look at teacher evaluation and whether it squares with the goals of a 21st century education.
2013 Annual Conference in Chicago
Registration for the 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibit Show is now open! Visit our new microsite for more information.
EL Study Guide on iTunes U
This free course, available exclusively through iTunes U, is a structured way to deepen your learning through inquiry on a selection of articles from each issue of Educational Leadership. Add the November EL guide to your course shelf, today!
Evaluations Present Philosophical and Logistical Challenges
A look at some of the trade-offs of new teacher evaluation polices.
Moving Beyond the Textbook
The textbook, with corporate authors intending to convey a lot of information to a broad audience, often comes across as overwhelming or boring—or both. How can teachers move beyond the textbook to offer compelling lesson content and diverse materials that can engage students?
Teacher Evaluation: What's Fair? What's Effective?
The challenge of teacher evaluation, at its root, is a system pulled in two directions: one way is judgment, and the other is support. This issue of ASCD Express, along with the November issue of Educational Leadership, explores practices for leading your school toward common ground on this divisive topic.
Engineering School Cultures for Successful Teacher Evaluation
These seven steps can help schools change the culture so that any new (or current) teacher evaluation methods can be effective.
What Mind-Sets Drive Teacher Effectiveness?
Explore five dispositions that direct teacher behaviors that affect student learning.
No More Valentines
In most districts, teacher evaluations are filled with platitudes and all teachers are graded "above average." Obviously, this situation helps no one. In this article, we learn about three places that have improved the evaluation process.
Marzano on Evaluation That Helps Teachers Improve
What is shared and different, about evaluation systems that rate, and evaluation systems that raise, the skills of teachers?
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@ The Chalk Face
Tour education policy news and commentary at the ground level.
Setting a Common Course
A principal fine-tunes walk-through practices to support teachers in implementing Common Core–based instruction.
Education in the Election:
Getting to Work Stopping Sequestration
With the election in the rear-view mirror, stopping sequestration is the new main event.
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