Marc Tucker argues that in order to greatly improve U.S. student achievement, we need to focus on developing the teachers we already have instead of driving them away with punitive accountability systems.
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November 21, 2013
August 01, 2013
A guest post from Dylan Wiliam, Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at the University of London's Institute of Education, on how teacher expertise is developed.
July 26, 2013
The first in a two part series of discussions between Marc Tucker and Dylan Wiliam on what factors lead to improved teacher quality.
July 18, 2013
Marc Tucker discusses the role of teacher evaluations in an effective teacher quality management system.
June 28, 2013
An interview with Ben Jensen, School Education Program Director at the Grattan Institute in Australia, about Shanghai's professional development system for teachers.
May 10, 2013
Marc Tucker explains the findings of his organization's study on the English and mathematics requirements to be successful in the first year of community colleges.
April 04, 2013
Marc Tucker finds parallels between the education reform strategies used in the U.S. school districts featured in David Kirp's new book, "Improbable Scholars", and the strategies used in the top-performing education systems. He also explains why American education policy is at war with itself.
October 22, 2012
Good teaching is not just about conveying the material well, but about helping students make that connection to something they think they can be good at, something they really want to work hard at, something they want to put the time into.
January 05, 2012
Marc Tucker provides an international perspective on teacher quality.