The potential the evaluation process holds has been diminished by the rush to implement. It takes time to reflect on practice and have discussions about changing behaviors.
The controversy over the new teacher evaluation process is heating up. Was it designed to improve instructional practices or is it just another top down process that will need further refinement. Regardless of the overall intent, we must implement it with the hopes that instruction improves and courageous conversations take place to improve student outcomes. Knowledge IS POWER!
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