Back to Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference: A New Model for Teacher Growth and Student Achievement
Navigate the changing landscape of teacher evaluations with this new framework for assessing teacher performance. The authors guide you through a system that employs multiple measures of student growth to ensure that all teachers, including those not covered by state tests, receive fair, meaningful, and reliable evaluations. In this book, you will
- Discover a process for gathering evidence of teachers’ pedagogical skills.
- Learn how classroom observations can dramatically increase the precision of teacher evaluation.
- Explore how to arrive at summative scores for teachers and report their status and growth in a way that honors the highly complex nature of teaching.
- Find a roadmap for planning and implementing an effective evaluation system.
This evaluation process covers all skills and activities that are essential to effective teaching, including planning, reflecting, and displaying collegiality and professionalism.
(ASCD book, 2013) 7” x 9", 198 pages.
Book Reviews of Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference
“Authentic evaluations and finding ways to improve our professionalism are the first in a series of steps we must take to begin this evolution in our education system. The strong, research-based recommendations in Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference are a great place to start. I highly recommend this to all educators seeking to enhance their professional lives.”
-Cari Harris, Assignments Editor, The Educator’s Room, Atlanta, GA
“Teacher Evaluation That Makes A Difference is a valuable, hands-on reference and resource for principals and educators confronting real-world challenges, and highly recommended.”
—Jim Cox, Editor-in-Chief
Reprinted with permission from the Midwest Book Review.
“When evaluating teachers, a new book by Robert Marzano and Michael Toth, Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference, offers a variety of tips that can be useful to school administrators.”
—Christine Weiser, Tech&Learning Group
Reprinted with permission from Tech&Learning.