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Why are our Best and Brightest Students Not Choosing to Become Educators?

School districts across the nation are continuing to report a growing shortage of teachers as teachers are jumping ship in record numbers. According to a national survey of college freshman conducted in 2016, “the number of students who say they...
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How to Improve Accuracy & Effectiveness of Teacher Evaluations

How effective are your teacher evaluations? Are they being conducted according to the universal guidelines set out by your school district? It’s possible that they are not being conducted accurately. That was the finding of a consulting group that analyzed...
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How to Conduct More Effective Employee Performance Reviews in 2017

Discussions about what makes a teacher’s performance review effective don’t seem to be slowing down. The same can be said for employee evaluations in other industries. While we may never come to an agreement about the perfect system for providing...
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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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Providing Meaningful Evaluation for the Education Sector

Technology adoption is enabling the education sector to embrace new ways of effective learning. However, ‘effective learning’ doesn’t purely rely on these new technologies; it depends on the teacher’s ability to adequately use them. Evaluating...
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