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Dr. Dianna Whitlock – Tips on teacher evaluation during COVID at DistrictAdministration.com

Dr. Dianna Whitlock – Tips on teacher evaluation during COVID at DistrictAdministration.com

Our very own Dr. Dianna Whitlock was recently featured in an article on the District Administration site! Here is a brief excerpt from the article: COVID has caused many necessary twists on traditional K-12 education: technology demands, masked learning, virtual...
11 Ways to Make Teacher Evaluations More Meaningful and Less Stressful

11 Ways to Make Teacher Evaluations More Meaningful and Less Stressful

What every teacher is thinking at evaluation time: “On top of teaching now we have to worry about our teacher evaluations?” The additional workload, the judgement, being put on the spot and held accountable . . . all of these things are stressors not just to teachers,...
Ask Me Anything:  6 Answers to Your Questions About Teacher Evaluations.

Ask Me Anything: 6 Answers to Your Questions About Teacher Evaluations.

1. What is the most effective way to evaluate a teacher? Answer: The most effective method for evaluating a teacher is dual, mutual involvement and ongoing collaboration in the evaluation process. The teacher, being guided by the evaluator, is consulted and involved...
The real conversation around “hold harmless” when it comes to teacher evaluation

The real conversation around “hold harmless” when it comes to teacher evaluation

The Governor of Indiana has on his desk legislation that allows teachers and schools to be shielded from penalties from last year’s poor statewide standardized test scores. “Hold harmless” legislation (SB 2) was sent to the governor’s desk Monday. It is...
Professional Development for Teachers – 5 Common Mistakes

Professional Development for Teachers – 5 Common Mistakes

As teacher evaluation software providers, it pains us to hear from teachers and administrators who are unsatisfied with how professional development (PD) is occurring in their school or district. Evaluations are less effective if they aren’t tied to concrete,...