Categories for Quality Teachers

Changing The Culture Of Teacher Preparation

December 18, 2014

This paper considers issues confronted by National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) upon publishing their second edition of Teacher Prep Review, a comprehensive evaluation of programs that train new teachers. Read More…

 


 

Better All the Time: High Performance Coaching for Educators

December 15, 2014

In a recent article in The New Yorker, James Surowiecki makes the argument that high performance coaching for athletes and classical musicians has become the standard for these professions and posits that it should be for educators as well. His position is that coaching is the best way to assure that teachers know the right things to do and continue to do them.

http://nyr.kr/1rS48gN

Surowiecki, J. (Nov. 10, 2014) Better all the time. The New Yorker.

 


 

2013 Wing Research Grant Results

July 8, 2014

The Impact of Behavior Skill Training and Coaching on Implementation of Practices

The results of last year’s Wing Institute’s 2013 research grant are now available on our web site. Mary Sawyer submitted the selected study that examines the Read More…

 


 

Teacher Preparation and Behavior Management

December 12, 2013

A report released this December by The National Council on Teacher Quality looks at the impact teacher preparation programs are having training teachers in effective behavior management strategies and techniques. Read More…

 


 

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.

http://www.baojournal.com/BAT%20Journal/BAT%2013-1/BAT-13-1-access-page.html

 


 

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…