Laura Hamilton and Brian Stecher of RAND call for research to develop better measures of competencies like academic tenacity and collaboration, essential skills that are seldom measured in schools.
All Blog Posts With collaboration Tag or Category
December 10, 2014
December 04, 2014
As part of a comprehensive professional learning plan, conferences offer the chance to sample new concepts, expand your network, and explore the latest resources in your field.
December 02, 2014
A new statewide program will have teachers provide professional development to other teachers.
December 01, 2014
This entry explores collaboration between teachers. What is collaboration, how to go about collaborating, and the results are all topics discussed.
November 24, 2014
Peer evaluation is just one of the components missing from collaborative environments, Precious Crabtree writes.
November 20, 2014
One teacher learning alone without support is not an ideal condition for professional learning, Cheryl Redfield says.
November 19, 2014
Schools need to consider structures that provide teachers with opportunities to observe one another more frequently, Ali Wright argues.
November 12, 2014
All teachers are leaders. What distinguishes one teacher leader from another is the reach of his or her leadership. Consider these seven responsibilities that teacher leaders with the broadest impact take on.
October 31, 2014
Educators discuss the best approaches for using digital devices, apps, and software for students in pre-K through 5th grade.
October 21, 2014
A new focus on getting teacher investment in new evaluation systems seems promising—but is it too little, too late?