teacher performance

3 Principles for Shaping Teacher Evaluations & Professional Growth Plans

It’s no secret that schools need to find new ways to engage and develop their teachers to retain their staff and deliver high-quality education. While workshops, seminars, and training courses can inform and motivate, they aren’t enough to...
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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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How to Define What Really Matters When Evaluating Teachers

When recounting our childhood experiences, many of us to quickly cite a favorite teacher who made a difference in our lives. Defining what made those teachers memorable comes easy to many of us. Perhaps, one teacher was hard on his students — pushing...
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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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