When we calibrate all of our other instruments based on their ability to predict value-added gains on reading and math assessments, we build our entire edifice of teacher quality on what strikes me as a narrow and potentially rickety foundation.
Clark County's "Open Book" portal makes it easy for parents, taxpayers, journalists, and critics to view the district's revenue and expenses.
Curtsey of the big-brained Todd Grindal at Harvard Graduate School of Education, we're stoked to offer RHSU readers two new tools that make it possible to tinker with the Edu-Scholar rankings in cool new ways.
Today, we will break out the RHSU Edu-Scholar top 10 lists for five disciplinary categories, as well as the top 10 assistant professors.
Today, we unveil the 2013 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Presence rankings.
Today, I want to run through the RHSU Edu-Scholar scoring rubric.
Today, I want to take a few moments to explain the purpose of the RHSU Edu-Scholar ratings.
Just a head's up that next week we'll be running the 2013 RHSU Edu-Scholar Rankings. The exercise is intended to counter the academy's unfortunate tendency to discount scholarly contributions that inform the broader public understanding and influence education policy debates. The Edu-Scholar Rankings are designed to recognize university-based scholars, of any discipline or bent, for their contributions to the public square. Edu-scholar impact is understood to encompass both the corpus of one's scholarly work (a scholar's widely-cited works, books, etc.) and one's centrality to public discussion in 2012 (appearances in newspaper reporting, online media, and so forth). After all, a ...
Here's a guess at some of the key edu-headlines we'll be reading in 2013.
With an eye towards reader traffic, Twitter interest, and our own judgment, we've tagged ten of RHSU's highlights from 2012.