Teacher evaluations

Student Growth Still a Critical Factor in Teacher Evaluations

The backlash against using student test scores to evaluate teachers continues to gain momentum, with Georgia among the latest states changing their policies. In a unanimous vote, the Georgia State Board decided to diminish the role of student test scores....
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5 Ways to Give Teachers Better Performance Evaluations in 2017

No matter the industry, employees want to know how they’re doing. Statistics back this up. It turns out that effective teacher evaluations could be the key to increased employee retention, a more engaged staff, and improvements in overall performance....
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School Districts Explore New Forms of Teacher Evaluations in 2017

In New York City, school officials are launching new teacher evaluations that place a higher priority on students’ classroom work over test scores. Meanwhile, the Connecticut State Board of Education is debating whether to delay a proposal that would...
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Traits of Effective Teacher Evaluations Everyone Should be Able to Agree On

In the quest to develop and revamp your teacher evaluations, don’t lose sight of the qualities that make the process incredibly effective tools in encouraging improved employee performance. While schools systems may be tempted to dump traditional employee...
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Study Shows Student Performance Impacted By Teacher Effectiveness

No matter the location of your school district, it’s unlikely that many of your teachers will fall into the unsatisfactory category. By some estimates, 98 percent of teachers received a nod of approval ranging from satisfactory to above satisfactory...
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