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Monday, December 3, 2012

Coaching, not assessments, builds great teachers - courtesy of ASCD Smartbrief

Meta-cognition works for teachers as well!

Developing teachers requires coaching on specific concrete actions that will improve results, writes author and school administrator Paul Bambrick-Santoyo. He gives examples of how practicing skills helps teachers in the classroom. "Conventional teacher feedback and evaluation is based on a flawed assumption: that accurate measurement of teaching is the central goal of teacher evaluation," Bambrick-Santoyo writes. Educational Leadership

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