What would an ideal professional teaching career look like? This Connected Educator Month infographic describes the strong preparation and ongoing support necessary for beginning teachers to become effective teachers to become teacher leaders.
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3 Oct 2015
Participants in adult education come from diverse educational and linguistic backgrounds and have a wide range of goals and needs. Despite the important role that adult education can play in students’ outcomes, little is known about the approximately 55,000 teachers providing the instruction that students depend on to achieve their goals. This brief is the first of a series of briefs that explore data on adult education teachers from three states in program year 2010–11.
29 May 2015
Research shows that the most powerful, in-school influence on learning is the quality of instruction that teachers bring to their students. In the next decade, more than 1.5 million new teachers will be hired for our schools; unfortunately, teacher preparation programs may not be up to the task of delivering the teacher workforce we need. This brief describes elements of an effective start-to-finish look at teacher preparation.
26 May 2015
The third in a series of three infographics explores the results of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS). Our first infographic in the series, Do U.S. Teachers Learn from One Another?, explores differences across the world in teacher-to-teacher supports and opportunities for collaboration. The second infographic in the series, Teachers' Professional Development Barriers, looks at the various factors that prevent teachers from participating in their professional development.
19 May 2015
Student learning objectives (SLOs) have become the preferred measure of student growth in many new systems of teacher evaluation and compensation. This SLO practice brief aims to assist states and districts in the implementation of SLOs by providing practical steps for building a sustainable system of developing and measuring student growth.
18 May 2015
Student learning measures have rapidly become common in teacher evaluation systems across the United States. This report provides an overview of key findings from the nearly 20 studies of SLO measures that have been conducted to date, along with considerations for future research and for practice.
26 Apr 2015
The second in a series of three infographics explores the results of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS). Our first infographic in the series, Do U.S. Teachers Learn from One Another?, explores differences across the world in teacher-to-teacher supports and opportunities for collaboration.
26 Feb 2015
The first in a series of three infographics explores the results of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS).