What if stress could be avoided?
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August 04, 2015
June 18, 2015
No matter the intention of the assessment of performance, whether of student, teacher, or principal, the result is an evaluation that is most often received as a judgment of and a stopping place for the evaluated.
May 26, 2015
Several factors must be understood and shared understood, and considered in decision making while advocating for structural changes in the way schools run.
May 17, 2015
When done well, the evaluation process is open and fair, well communicated, and in the best of cases, leaves room for improvement before a final, summative evaluation takes place.
April 21, 2015
No longer is it about how one teaches, it is about what children learn. The stakes have changed.
April 12, 2015
Come together and build a new design to offer an alternative rather than waste creative energy trying to find new ways to tear down the existing schools and the professionals who work in them.
March 31, 2015
Is the purpose of the evaluation to measure a place on a continuum of professional achievement OR to identify strengths and areas for improvement that result in more successful learning for students?
March 04, 2015
There are questions about the value of national standards, the appropriate nature of some of the standards in the earlier grades, and angst about the use of standardized testing to change teaching and learning and evaluate students and teachers.
January 13, 2015
Our challenge lies in the fact that coaching and evaluating are different. Yet, to simply evaluate will reduce the process to one that runs counter to our intention.
January 06, 2015
Relationships which build the future of communities and of our society, begin in our schools.