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Teacher Performance

Improving Teacher Evaluation in 2015

TNTP | Posted 03.24.2015 | Education

Although the design of new evaluation systems provides the framework for success - and represents a big first step - districts still have work to do to successfully differentiate teacher performance and provide teachers the meaningful feedback that should be the goal of any evaluation system worth its salt.

Harnessing Compassion When It Comes to Teachers and Leadership

Scherto Gill | Posted 06.25.2014 | Education
Scherto Gill

Schools are the most stressful workplaces. In the UK, nearly 50 percent of teachers considered quitting last year.

Millions Spent On Improving Teachers, But Little Done To Make Sure It's Working

| Beth Fertig and Sarah Garland | Posted 06.04.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Helping struggling teachers improve has become a big concern–and a big business–across...

Does Publicly Naming Teachers Tied To Student Test Scores Undermine Reform?

Posted 01.14.2012 | Education

In a departure from recent efforts to publicly name teachers tied to the performance -- and projected performance -- of their students, a new report s...

John Celock

Governors Group Steps Into Teacher Evaluation Debate | John Celock | Posted 01.04.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON -- The nation's governors on Thursday announced plans to work with three states and one territory on developing new teacher evaluation guid...

Is Government Mandated Taping Of Teacher Performance A Solution For Evaluations?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

From the release of 12,000 teacher scores in New York, to California's educational overhaul that hopes to see payoff by 2025, schools are scrambling t...