Professional Development

Articles: Professional Development

A fourth grade teacher at Cornelius Elementary School in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is evaluated by video.
4/28/2015
Deborah Yaffe
Video emerges as an advanced evaluation tool that offers more depth to teachers and administrators
Bill McCarthy is the assistant head of Lower School at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in New York City.
4/20/2015
Bill McCarthy
Using instructional coaching to improve teacher effectiveness
In "The Teaching Brain," Vanessa Rodriguez and her co-author separate teaching from the learning process.
4/15/2015
Tim Goral
A new book looks at teaching as an evolutionary cognitive skill
Teachers from Teachers College, Columbia University's new program visit nations like Colombia and then build capstone projects to bring their global learning back to U.S. classrooms.
4/13/2015
Alison DeNisco
Changing demographics have compelled undergraduate and working K12 teachers to expand their knowledge of foreign cultures

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One of the most pressing issues in education is how to measure teacher effectiveness in a way that is objective, fair and meaningful. In this web seminar, two large city districts outlined their models and noted researcher Robert Marzano discussed key elements in any district's efforts.
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