News Tag: Assessment
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Deborah Ball quoted as Michigan Council on Educator Effectiveness announces pilot schools and teacher evaluation methods
She says the pilot of four different teacher evaluation models in 14 districts "will allow us to learn about educator evaluation as it takes place in real school settings."
Thursday, May 31, 2012
She stressed the value of a "fair and transparent" structured evaluation system with clearly defined protocols. "One key component is guidelines for principals and others who observe teachers and provide feedback on their performance."
Friday, May 25, 2012
Deborah Ball and Michigan Council on Educator Effectiveness report their progress toward fall implementation of pilot teacher-evaluation programs
The group is proposing a pilot program that includes three evaluation programs and 12 districts, with a mix or urban, rural, suburban, and charter schools.
Monday, April 30, 2012
The report recommends testing several evaluation processes in different school districts "to learn about how well they work and to uncover any problems that should be remedied before implementing a system wholesale."
Monday, April 23, 2012
At Governor's Education Summit, keynote speaker Deborah Ball says teacher evaluations should be used to help teachers
She says "we’re trying to build something that can help to improve education and help those of us doing the work of teaching to do that work better."
Friday, March 23, 2012
Deborah Ball affirms goal of council is for "every kid in Michigan to have skilled teaching all of the time"
She says Michigan has an opportunity to provide national models of good student assessment and teacher evaluation tools.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Longer school days, lengthened school years, and financial incentives to entice talented teachers to teach in high-need areas have all proven effective, he says.
Monday, December 19, 2011
She says "The main point is to create a system whereby we can determine who’s doing really well, learn from those people, and for people who are not teaching as well as they could, what are the ways we can provide better guidance support so that really every kid in Michigan has a teacher that’s teaching as skillfully as possible."
Friday, November 04, 2011
In articles in the Grand Rapids Press and Detroit News, they comment on the raising of standards for the MEAP and MME.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Deborah Ball on teacher education at Secretary of Education's announcement of new teacher education reform plan (with video)
Ball was invited by the Sect'y of Education to sit on an expert panel discussing teacher education. Links to video of the announcement and discussion are available on our website: www.soe.umich.edu.