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.
Carnegie addresses the challenge of teacher retention in its latest publication, Developing an Effective Feedback System, by presenting a feedback framework to help beginning teacher feel supported and engaged.
At a convening of experts in continuous improvement methodology hosted by Carnegie’s Advancing Teaching-Improving Learning identified four essential organizational conditions for continuous improvement to take root and thrive.
Teacher evaluation has evolved markedly over the past four years. Unsurprisingly, consequent proliferation of evaluation systems has also yielded a great deal of variation in terms of system design, structure, and coherence.
Human capital is the largest single investment that K-12 districts make to influence student outcomes. A Human Capital Framework for a Stronger Teacher Workforce presents a framework to build a stronger teacher workforce.
The Carnegie Foundation's latest brief, Strategies for Enhancing the Impact of Post-observation Feedback for Teachers, examines the struggle to use post-observation conversations effectively to support and develop teachers.
In a recent New York Times Sunday Review article, Clinton Leaf questioned the effectiveness of traditional clinical drug trials. We argue that improvement science is an alternative, effective research method.
You might find this article about lesson study from The Hechinger Report interesting. Carnegie is using lesson study, not exactly in the way outlined in this article, but to improve our mathematics pathways. Statway and Quantway faculty teams at each community college site will be organized into lesson study groups.…
For many years, educational researchers have worked with program designers and implementers in pursuit of what has been called fidelity of implementation. Simply put, this has involved the application of numerous tools and procedures designed to ensure that implementers replicate programs exactly as they were designed and intended. There is…
LESSONS LEARNED FROM MATHEMATICS AND DEMOCRACY “Indeed, as the twenty-first century unfolds, quantitative literacy will come to be seen not just as a minor variation in the way we functioned in the twentieth century but as a radically transformative vantage point from which to view education, policy, and work.” Mathematics…