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Beth is passionate about language learning and especially about enhancing the achievement of English Language Learners.
Teacher effectiveness rubrics, teacher evaluation systems, multiple books and many professional development workshops attempt to answer the question: What makes an effective teacher? The recent push in the US to evaluate teachers based on strict rubrics and students’ results on standardized test scores has challenged me to think differently about the answers to this question.
Why do the PARCC assessments require high school juniors in Colorado to take an additional 12 hours of standardized tests?
Balance bikes hold an important key to the scaffolds we use in education: they develop the essential skills, not the basic skills, of biking.
Reviewing the table of questions and answers inspired the teacher to make changes in his class that will hopefully make a significant positive impact on students’ ability to express their ideas clearly and justify their thinking. What do the questions and answers in your classroom reveal about students’ thinking and understanding?