What Bill Gates Learned About Teacher Evaluations and Professional Development

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.

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Teacher Evaluation DNA #3 - Embedded and Individualized Coaching

 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.

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Teacher Evaluation DNA #2 - Auto-Suggested Comments, Indicators, and Collective Learning

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?

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