Education Industry

4 Ways to Reduce Teacher Turnover Rates

In early 2015, NPR sounded the alarm over what appeared to be a trend for high teacher turnover rates — citing that the “revolving door of teachers” is costing school systems billions a year. The numbers cited in the report — 50 percent of new...
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Conduct Employee Performance Evaluations that Engage Teachers

Teacher evaluations are considered an essential component of your management duties. However, the time invested in the process could be useless if employees aren’t responding to the feedback you’re giving. Ensure that your teachers are more receptive...
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Increased Teacher Scrutiny Could be Factor in Pending Teacher Shortage Crisis

Within the next 10 years, the United States could be facing a significant shortage of teachers — at a rate of more than 100,000 teachers annually, according to a recent report by a national think tank. The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) points to troubling...
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Leadership Style Could Turn Around Student and Teacher Performance

When striving to improve your school district’s performance, examine the many ways that student outcomes can be improved beyond overhauling teacher evaluations, training, and testing. As many companies and educational institutions have discovered, honing...
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Give Regular Feedback for More Effective Teacher Evaluations

“How am I doing?” For many teachers, performance evaluations should come down to answering that simple question. No matter the technique used or the evaluator involved, the core mission of this process must be to provide a thoughtful response that...
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