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A Useful Framework For Transparency In Education

A Useful Framework For Transparency In Education

A Useful Framework For Transparency In Education by by TeachThought Staff Transparency in education is important for a variety of reasons. Increasingly teachers are encouraged to work in professional learning communities, data teams, and other structures intended to...
‘Information Flow’ As A Litmus Test For Quality Teaching

‘Information Flow’ As A Litmus Test For Quality Teaching

‘Information Flow’ As A Litmus Test For Quality Teaching contributed by Lee Carroll, PhD I’ve been thinking about Teacher Appraisals for years when finally it hit me like a flash—why can’t they be simpler? What Are They Worth? First, are teacher appraisals...
Are Schools Prepared For Great Teachers?

Are Schools Prepared For Great Teachers?

Are Schools Prepared For Great Teachers? by Terry Heick In On The Road, Jack Kerouac describes the “purity” of movement–the juxtaposition of a singular here, and a plural everywhere that create a kind of serenity. This is a purity, and most notably an enthusiasm, that...
The Problem With Most School Mission Statements

The Problem With Most School Mission Statements

The Problem With Most School Mission Statements by Terry Heick Read your school mission statement, and tell me what you think. Respond in the comments if you can. Tell me who it seems written by, and for. Well, first come up with some idea in your head what a school...
What Is The Future Of Data In Education?

What Is The Future Of Data In Education?

What Is The Future Of Data In Education? by Terry Heick Data is both a catalyst and a burden for most educators. Data-driven instruction is an older idea that finally soaked into general K-12 education reform in the United States within the last decade, now operating...