58 A Tale of Two Districts
In neighboring districts, one system generates
churn; the other, skills.
65 All Hat and No Cattle
Jessica Holloway-Libell, Audrey
Amrein-Beardsley, and Clarin Collins
A saga of unintended consequences in Texas.
70 Weighing the Pros
and Cons of TAP
A Tennessee teacher reflects on her own
75 Lessons from Korea
After a two-year implementation, South Korea
schools are adding individual improvements to
the new teacher evaluation system.
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7 Teachers Under the Looking Glass
Listen online at www.ascd.org/el.
80 Use Caution with Value-Added Measures
Bryan Goodwin and Kirsten Miller
Researchers warn: Heed the caveats before
embracing new measures.
Art and Science of Teaching
Reducing Error in Teacher Observation Scores
Robert J. Marzano
Five ways to improve score accuracy.
84 Taking Charge of Online Learning
Virtual delivery of instruction deserves a plan.
86 Musing Over Meetings
Thomas R. Hoerr
Insights about human memory as applied to faculty meetings.
One to Grow On
88 The Evaluation of My Dreams
Carol Ann Tomlinson
What would your dream evaluator do?
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Reviews, research, and relevant reads.
Tell Me About…
90 A Frustrating Evaluation Experience
Find readers’ stories here and online, and contribute your own
response to an upcoming question.
92 Index to Advertisers
94 ASCD Community in Action
News and resources from ASCD.
96 EL Takeaways
Six insights about teacher evaluation.
Cover illustration © Steve Dininno