News Tag: Teacher Effectiveness

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball mentioned in Free Press editorial

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

A June 11, 2015 Detroit Free Press editorial, “Teacher evals latest victim of GOP’s local control fetish,” cites Deborah Loewenberg Ball and the recommendations of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness that she chaired.

Monday, June 08, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball cited in Education Policy Center blog

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

In the InformED blog on the website of the Education Policy Center, American Institutes for Research, Deborah Loewenberg Ball is quoted on teacher preparation. “These are things that we can teach people how to do using videotape, specific feedback, and practicing moves. It is not simple to lead productive discussions with 30 or more students, but it is something that can be taught and learned."

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball talks to Bridge magazine about “watered down” teacher evaluation legislation

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher certification, teacher effectiveness

In a new story, Bridge magazine examines proposed state legislation on teacher evaluations that significantly departs from recommendations by a council led by Deborah Loewenberg Ball. Ball says the legislation is “disappointing” and “makes no sense.”

Friday, December 19, 2014

Donald J. Peurach's research cited in blog on Huffington Post

Tags: expertise, peurach, teacher effectiveness

In a blog on The Huffington Post, “Teachers as Professionals in Evidence-Based Reform,” research by Donald J. Peurach was central to author Robert E. Slavin’s contention that, for teachers' ideas to have a broad impact, "it helps a great deal for the teachers to be part of a national or regional network that speaks a common language and has common standards of practice."

Monday, October 20, 2014

Project by SOE faculty featured on Third Century Initiative website

Tags: diversity and social justice, expertise, golden, khasnabis, o'connor, reischl, ronfeldt, teacher education, teacher effectiveness

A project developed by SOE faculty members Debi Khasnabis, Simona Goldin, Cathy Reischl, Carla O’Connor, and Matthew Ronfeldt (with Susan Atkins of Ann Arbor Public Schools), is prominently featured on the website of U-M’s Third Century Initiative.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Experiences in Elementary Math Lab add up for participants

Tags: ball, teacher education, teacher effectiveness, teachingworks

From July 28 to August 8, the TeachingWorks 2014 Elementary Mathematics Laboratory (EML) provided an education not only for a group of soon-to-be fifth-graders from Ypsilanti Community Schools, but also for SOE students, practicing teachers, SOE faculty, and district and school administrators.

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