Posts Tagged with: Gates Foundation

January 24th, 2013

Dr. Jim Lewis Edweek recently published a story on a study released from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Teacher Effectiveness —  http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/01/08/17teach_ep.h32.html?tkn=XQSF/Rt5Y0QfRrL10tg5JOZyRSdR2Eozgzl6&cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS2.  The findings have been widely covered in mainstream media and we wanted to offer up some food for thought in the teacher effectiveness discussion. For as long as I care to remember in my 40 years in education, a teacher’s predominant measure of effectiveness has been dead-locked in standardized classroom assessment testing. …   Read…