TAG: teacher evaluation
Taking a Closer Look at Value Added
Last month I joined a team of UPD-ers and traveled around the state of Oklahoma training district-level trainers on Value-Added. During one of the sessions, a participant raised his hand and asked our team how…
Teacher Evaluation and the Burden of Evidence
Over the last several years, school districts across the country have been rolling out more rigorous and detailed evaluation rubrics along with systems to help administrators and teachers collaborate, collect evidence, and share performance ratings….
Can Early Teacher Evaluation Findings Help Change the Debate?
Over the past few years, states and school districts across the country have devoted significant resources to the design and roll-out of new teacher evaluation systems. Driven at least in part by requirements attached to…
Don’t Cross the Streams
A quick report from the trenches. We’ve been working these past weeks in Rhode Island helping stand up their more complex projects with Race to the Top and to help them performance manage the many…