Effective approaches to improving teacher quality are hard to find—particularly teacher professional development programs. Partnering with Teachstone and Learning Forward, AIR is leading an effort to scale, refine, and test a teacher professional development program: MyTeachingPartner-Secondary. Researchers at the University of Virginia created the program based on their work linking classroom environments to student engagement, and they have demonstrated the program’s effectiveness in randomized controlled trials published in 2011 and 2015.
Find specific work or narrow your results by type, topic, program, project, or service by selecting your criteria from the choices at right.
21 Mar 2018
Having a more effective teacher or principal can substantially improve students’ academic outcomes. This brief examines the effects of using research-based performance measures to evaluate educators and provide them with feedback, and of offering them bonuses based on their performance ratings.