News Tag: Teacher Effectiveness

Friday, April 08, 2016

Angela Lyle recognized with Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award

Tags: awards, lyle, teacher effectiveness

Doctoral student Angela Lyle has been selected for an Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for 2016, for her work in the secondary history/social science program. Lyle is in SOE’s Educational Studies program, working on a doctorate in administration and policy.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching posts blog by Donald J. Peurach

Tags: peurach, teacher effectiveness, technology

“Orienting In and Orienting Out: The Political Context of Leading and Managing NICs,” a blog written by Donald J. Peurach, has been posted on the website of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. It is the second in a series that identifies and discusses practical issues that arise in initiating networked improvement communities (NICs).

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Blog by Brian Jacob on Brookings website

Tags: jacob, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

A blog written by Brian Jacob, “The power of teacher selection to improve education,” has been posted on the Brookings website. It describes the findings from a new study of the teacher selection process in Washington, D.C., public schools.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Matt Ronfeldt receives grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study student teaching

Tags: expertise, ronfeldt, teacher education, teacher effectiveness

Matt Ronfeldt and Dan Goldhaber (of the American Institute of Research) were recently awarded a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct a large-scale research project across three states to study and improve student teaching experiences during pre-service teacher preparation.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Study by SOE researchers cited in Shanker Institute blog post

Tags: ronfeldt, teacher effectiveness

A story on the website of the Albert Shanker Institute, “What Makes Teacher Collaboration Work?” highlights research by Matt Ronfeldt that he co-authored with doctoral students Susanna Farmer and Kiel McQueen.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Teacher education at SOE featured on KQED’s Mind/Shift

Tags: ball, boerst, davis, moje, teacher education, teacher effectiveness

A feature story posted on KQED’s Mind/Shift, a website for “educators, tinkerers, policy makers, and lifelong learners,” is an in-depth look at SOE’s teacher education programs, examining innovations in high-leverage teaching practices, development of student teaching interns, skill-building, and student teaching.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

MCEE chaired by Deborah Loewenberg Ball cited in Detroit News “Labor Voices” column

Tags: ball, teacher effectiveness

In a column written by Michigan Education Association President Steven Cook appearing in The Detroit News’ “Labor Voices,” Cook cites the work of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness (MCEE), which was chaired by Deborah Loewenberg Ball.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Tara J. Yosso quoted in Chronicle story on teaching in higher ed

Tags: diversity and social justice, expertise, teacher effectiveness, yosso

In a story posted on The Chronicle of Higher Education website, “The Unwritten Rules of College,” Tara J. Yosso is quoted about The Transparency in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education effort underway at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, which aims to foster students’ critical navigational skills.

Friday, September 11, 2015

LIFE project featured on educational blog

Tags: goldin, khasnabis, teacher effectiveness

Simona Goldin, Debi Khasnabis, and consultant Susan Atkins have contributed an article about the Learning Initiatives for Families and Educators (LIFE) project to InService, the official blog of ASCD, an international association dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Task force co-chaired by Deanna Birdyshaw releases report on teacher prep

Tags: birdyshaw, expertise, teacher education, teacher effectiveness

Co-chaired by Deanna Birdyshaw, the International Literacy Association Literacy Teacher Preparation Task Force has released its Preliminary Report on Teacher Preparation for Literacy Instruction. The report’s data reflect the first phase of a study of what states’ requirements are for preservice teachers in terms of developing their skills as literacy instructors.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball quoted in story on teacher prep

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher education, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

A story in the Deseret (Utah) News, “Teaching the teachers: Do we know how to create real professionals?” quotes Deborah Loewenberg Ball. On the contention that teaching skills can be taught, mastered and tested, Ball said, "Our position is that [the] profession should take responsibility for this."

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Detroit News editorial cites involvement of MCEE in teacher evaluation efforts

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher certification, teacher effectiveness

An editorial in the July 2 issue of The Detroit News, “Find a compromise on teacher evaluations,” mentions the work of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness and its chair, Deborah Loewenberg Ball. The editorial calls for balancing more effective teacher evaluation systems with protection of existing tenure reforms.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

NYT columnist features work of Deborah Loewenberg Ball, MCEE

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

Joe Nocera, a columnist for The New York Times, has written about the work of Deborah Loewenberg Ball with the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness (MCEE) in an op-ed on June 16.

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