P: How will ASSESSMENT of student work and REFLECTIONS on this lesson shape future instructional practices and lesson objectives
There is a very funny scene in the Big Bang Theory where Sheldon Cooper is learning to drive using an online program. After
I do not make the accusation of racism lightly. But to implement policies that you know will have disparate impact is racist. To change admission standards knowing that they will limit the pool of qualified Black and Latino candidates without providing evidence that the new standards will improve teaching is racist.
Just to make sure our children are processed like hamburgers, Pearson is busy using the same "process" to evaluate prospective teachers using a test called the edTPA, or Teacher Performance Assessment.
There is no foolproof way to evaluate prospective teachers or anybody else for that matter. People have bad hair days and perform below expectation. Life also interferes with work and sometimes people do not develop as expected.
The New York State Board of Regents has charged that Pearson's teacher certification exams lack adequate field-testing and proof of either reliability (consistent results) or validity (evidence they test skills they claim to test).
(c)2012 the Dayton Daily News (Dayton, Ohio) Charlotte Harris, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Wright
I had to come to terms with who I was and learn to think for myself. Who could argue with the breadth of this training for the individual and its value to a well-educated citizenry? The problem isn't in the concept. A liberal arts education still holds enormous value.
"What's worse, in my opinion, is having a classroom that has a substitute because we haven't been able to get a teacher who
The StudentsFirst website states that the bill would "enable Tennessee to recruit talented individuals into the classroom
Still, nine out of 10 teachers from various backgrounds supported firing incompetent teachers, regardless of the individual's
How do we train teachers while still maximizing student learning? A more effective and controlled approach might be found in the residency model.
I'm concerned that Teach for America is being propped up by many as a cure-all for America's education woes, when it is nothing of the kind.