No matter how much you plan and how perfect you think your professional development is, be sure that you are keeping in mind your goals. If you are planning for growth of your teachers, let’s set them up for success from the beginning by following these four strategies.Read More
The findings from the project were compiled independently by the Rand Corporation and came to 3 startling conclusions: 1) teacher evaluations did not lead to improved student achievement and 2) teacher evaluations did not lead to improved teacher effectiveness and 3) teacher evaluations did not improve the retention rate of effective teachers.Read More
All content is offered through the iAspire Assistant and is curated, research-based, and actionable. Teachers can start implementing the coaching immediately, and various types of media, including videos, articles, and websites, are used to help the teacher gain the skillet, mindset, and heartset to make an even bigger impact in their classroom.Read More
The iAspire assistant knows what you are typing, gives suggestions that others have typed specific to what you have typed already, and will auto-suggest indicator tags.
How much time do you think this would save you during a single observation, let alone all observations you are completing throughout the school year?
Your eDNA shows you a lot of who you are as a school or organization. It helps you understand what you value, what you measure, and ultimately will help drive personnel decisions and individualized coaching that’s offered to your teachers.Read More
If you use these 6 best practices to guide professional growth goals, you’ll join the 8% of people who set and achieve their goals!
“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” - Yogi BerraRead More
Individualized professional learning plans are an individualized, focused, and on-going means of setting goals for teacher professional growth. The focused, individualized nature of these plans makes them an effective roadmap for teacher reflection and growthRead More
Even though it can be tempting to put it off until there are fewer demands on their time, effective teachers reflect on their work often.Read More
It does take purpose, planning, practice, and time to provide meaningful feedback. However, there are very few things that make as big or bigger of an impact on teaching, and therefore student learning, than helping teachers grow.Read More