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If you've ever doubted that it was fair or effective to judge teachers on the basis of student test scores alone, then here's a book that will introduce you to better ways to use measures of student achievement in your teacher assessment system.
The authors take you to four schools to show you how to link teacher performance to student learning by using the following objective measurements:
Appendixes filled with organizers and rubrics give you hands-on ways to adapt the book's methodologies to your own situation.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Regular Member book, 2005) 7" x 9", 176 pages. Also available as an e-book!
Drawing from his 26 years of experience, award-winning former principal Tim R. Westerberg explains how any high school can improve by eliminating general and remedial tracks, providing students the support they need to meet college- and career-prep standards, and ending curriculum anarchy with clear instructional goals.