Categories for Quality Teachers

The State of Teacher Preparation

October 26, 2012

The Wing Institute has published the proceedings from the 5th Summit:  Education at the Crossroads: The State of Teacher Preparation looks at the important role teachers play in building quality education services. The book Read More…

 


 

Morningside Academy’s 32 Years of Excellence

May 8, 2012

Morningside Academy is an empirical evidence driven exemplar organization providing services to students and schools throughout the United States and Canada. This article describes instruction, practice, and application that are core to the Morningside approach to education. The paper reviews the importance the program places on the use of coaching to prepare teachers to effectively deliver the programs and the piece provides evidence to substantiate the claims for the effectiveness of the methods outlined in the article.

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The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers and Student Outcomes

February 3, 2012

What are the long-term effects of teacher’s impact on a students test scores and the quality of a person’s life? The debate continues about whether value-added modeling is an effective and unbiased tool for assessing a teacher’s impact on Read More…

 


 

Why Science Majors Change Their Minds

November 15, 2011

Why Science Majors Change Their Minds 

Much has been written of falling test scores in math and science placing American students behind their international peers. President Obama has made it a priority for colleges to increase the number of students graduating with degrees in the hard sciences: science, technology, engineering and math. In Read More…