District could see benefits from hiring teachers who ace audition lessons and have strong academic backgrounds, a study concludes.
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March 14, 2016
March 01, 2016
Teacher evaluation has been overhauled in dozens of states, but those changes haven't affected the cultural norms that can lead to inflated ratings.
February 23, 2016
Teacher collaboration on a specific skill area can boost a weaker teacher's performance, an experiment finds.
February 03, 2016
The Coleman report's conclusions about teacher quality hold up today, even though there is much debate about policies like evaluation and pay.
January 25, 2016
When low-performing teachers were replaced with new teachers, students did significantly better, the study found.
January 22, 2016
English teachers with higher-achieving students tended to get better scores on part of a popular teacher-evaluation framework.
November 11, 2015
The American Educational Research Association lists eight principles that it says must be considered before using VAM to judge teachers or teaching programs.
October 28, 2015
The teaching traits that help students succeed in academics aren't necessarily the ones that will help them develop resilience, agency, and growth mindsets--but teachers have to help develop both kinds, researchers say.
October 19, 2015
Scores are higher on the performance-based exam, a new report shows.
October 06, 2015
A Harvard University network aims to improve the coherence of R&D about teaching and learning and its application.