Tag Archives: Teacher Accountability

The invisibility of teachers

Re-blogging this from Valerie Strauss’ The Answer Sheet: P.L. Thomas, an associate professor of education at Furman University in South Carolina wrote CLASSROOM TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND WHOSE VOICE MATTERS , which Ms. Strauss re-posted on her site below. Much of his … Continue reading

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Dystopia: A Possible Future of Teacher Evaluation

I’m usually not an alarmist, however, the recent efforts to develop a common repository for student standardized test scores and associated data is something of concern for all parents.  Read more about these efforts at the links below. NY Daily … Continue reading

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A Minor Rant on the Plight of Public Education

Something troubles me deeply.  To what extent are we, as teachers, solely to blame for students not understanding concepts, procedures, or topics?  Or are we one reason, albeit an important one, among a host of other factors that impact student … Continue reading

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