Class Struggle: teacher instructional time


Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 11/20/2009

Why not junk teacher evaluations in favor of more preparation time?

Education consultant Ted Haynie made this provocative suggestion: "If we completely suspended the formal evaluation process for two years, the overall quality of classroom instruction would be greatly increased because the time could be spent actually discussing effective classroom practice in a collegial and more informal manner than what exists today."

By Jay Mathews  |  05:30 AM ET, 11/20/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Trends | Tags:  Elena Silva, Furman Brown, Generation Schools, Jonathan Spear, Ted Haynie, Willis Hawley, teacher evaluation, teacher instructional time, teacher planning time, teacher preparation, teacher teams