A recent publication cautions against using existing measures around students' personal qualities because they were primarily designed for research. Rather, new measures, including practical measures, must be developed to provide insight into this aspect of learning.
Posts by Sola Takahashi
June 11, 2015 August 21, 2014
Revisiting the Purposes of Practical Measurement for Improvement: Learning from the BTEN Measurement System
The participants of Building a Teaching Effectiveness Network (BTEN) have sought to build the type of integrated system of measurement described in Practical Measurement that is so often lacking in our educational systems.
March 17, 2014
Performance Assessment for Teachers and of Teachers: Combining the Development of Teaching with Teacher Evaluation
A 90-Day Cycle conducted at the Carnegie Foundation explored the question of if teacher evaluation and teacher development efforts can and should be combined as aspects of a single system.
September 27, 2013
The 90-Day Cycle has emerged as an invaluable method for supporting improvement. The Handbook serves as a guide to the purpose and methods of this disciplined and structured form of inquiry.
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