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11 Ways to Make Teacher Evaluations More Meaningful and Less Stressful

The additional workload, the judgement, being put on the spot and held accountable . . . all of these things are stressors not just to teachers, but to any working professional. Here are some suggestions on how the evaluator can lower stress while making...
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Ask Me Anything: 6 Answers to Your Questions About Teacher Evaluations.

The most effective method for evaluating a teacher is dual, mutual involvement and ongoing collaboration in the evaluation process.
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Teacher Evaluation: The upside of artifacts

What is the benefit of using Artifacts for Teacher Evaluations? In teacher evaluations it may be impossible to demonstrate a proficiency through a lesson that is being observed, but that proficiency can be demonstrated through artifacts. An example might...
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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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