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How to energize leadership, teaching, and learning in 22 key areas

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Teacher Evaluation

  • Teacher evaluation: General
  • Teacher evaluation: Merit pay, performance pay
  • Teacher evaluation: Rubrics
  • Teacher evaluation: Student input
  • Teacher evaluation: Value-added
  • Race and equity: Unconscious, implicit bias
  • Leadership: Difficult conversations, critical feedback
  • Leadership: Courage
  • Leadership: Careful observation of students
  • Leadership: Emotional intelligence
  • Teacher supervision: General
  • Teacher supervision: Peer review
  • Teacher supervision: Learning walks, instructional rounds
  • Teacher supervision: Mini-observations (a.k.a. walkthroughs)
  • Teacher supervision: Shadowing, being a student for a day
  • Teacher supervision and evaluation: Videotaping instruction
  • Teachers: Union issues
  • Teachers: Coaching and mentoring
  • Teaching: Effective practices