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While traditional ways of supervising and evaluating teachers focus on their inputs--their lesson plans and instruction--what really matters most are the outputs: how students perform. So here's a book that helps you transform your supervisory system into a performance-based model that connects to student achievement and teacher professional development.
Beginning with analyzing your student learning data, the authors guide you through a process that gets supervisor and teacher focusing on the academic growth of individual students. Available on an accompanying website are case studies from real schools that show how this model yields great results, such as
To illustrate how PBSE can be used as supervision for learning, three full case studies of the model's implementation are available on the ASCD website. These studies focus on the sustained implementation of PBSE in varying environments: a suburban middle school, an urban school district, and a statewide vocational-technical school system. (ASCD Premium Member book, 2006) 6" x 9", 240 pages. Also available as an e-book!
Volume 70, Number 7The Principalship