Improving the performance of under-performing teachers: Research says . . .
Dr. Andy Hegedus, Senior Manager, Professional Development Data Analytics, NWEA
Fusion 2012, the NWEA summer conference in Portland, Oregon
Although some would like to fire all the teachers identified as under-performing, many believe teacher with this label can perform adequately with the appropriate supports. With all the rhetoric these days, it’s important to cut through the noise to understand what the research actually says about what practices most effectively promote student achievement and how we can impact the performance of teachers.
- Identify significant research findings about improving teacher performance
- Identify some key ideas to incorporate into effectively supporting teachers
- District leadership
- Curriculum and Instruction