The Controversy Behind Teacher Evaluations
- — NewsHour AmeriGrad (@NewsHourAmGrad)Fri, Jan 25 2013 08:33:26
- — Cheryl Mullen (@cherylthemuse66)Fri, Jan 25 2013 08:35:20@NewsHourAmGrad Bloomberg thinks he knows better than teachers how to evaluate teaching ability, and teachers know that he doesn't.
- — Karen Grasso (@MotherBear86)Fri, Jan 25 2013 08:35:26@NewsHourAmGrad If you teach very bright students, they never improve very much -- 99th percentile to start, 99th to end, Teacher failed.
- — Will Schaub (@mustang_will)Fri, Jan 25 2013 08:39:25
- — Guerrilla Movements (@ISoldYouSoldMe)Fri, Jan 25 2013 08:40:48@NewsHourAmGrad The only people qualified to evaluate the performance of a profession as grinding and nuanced as teaching? Veteran teachers.
- — Felipe (@imfacemelting)Fri, Jan 25 2013 08:41:55@NewsHourAmGrad don't do that. It belittles and oversimplifies the controversy. It's not about something you can say in 140 characters.
- — Chrys F (@Chrys_Naples_FL)Fri, Jan 25 2013 08:47:32@NewsHourAmGrad I can. Tests measure combination of student test-taking talent & recall, not teaching or teacher effectiveness
- — Cactus Howl (@CactusHowl)Fri, Jan 25 2013 09:26:55@NewsHourAmGrad If you're grading teachers based on the performance of their students, don't forget to evaluate the parents as well.
- — Paul Smith (@prsmith2009)Fri, Jan 25 2013 09:40:59@NewsHourAmGrad District force-implements a new-fangled "Common Core" curriculum with little or no PD. Students struggle. Teachers fail.
- — Paul Smith (@prsmith2009)Fri, Jan 25 2013 09:45:11@NewsHourAmGrad Hyper-focused on assessment and subsequent eval, teacher dumps STEAM to focus exclusively on Common Core. Students tune out.
- — Kate Simpson (@KatieKat74)Fri, Jan 25 2013 10:58:13
- — Kate Simpson (@KatieKat74)Fri, Jan 25 2013 11:00:40
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