This series of blog posts presents resources for educators from the 2021 Summit on Improvement in Education (and elsewhere). This is the third blog post, and it focuses on Data and Measurement.
Topic: Improvement Research
November 1, 2022 July 12, 2022
This series of three papers presents a set of frameworks designed to assist educational leaders in making concrete improvements that advance deeper learning instruction at scale. They were produced by three study teams convened by the Carnegie Foundation and made up of members of research-practice partnerships and external experts with…
May 4, 2017
Some of the most successful efforts to identify and solve problems in teaching and learning occur within networked improvement communities. A new journal article lays out five critical strategies for success in building these collaborative teams of professionals.
January 5, 2017
Failure can be a learning experience, but only under certain conditions. The work must matter, and there has to be a leader who can manage the costs of failure, understands improvement research, and keeps people focused on finding a solution instead of placing blame.
March 17, 2016
In this AEI report, Alan Ginsburg and Carnegie Senior Fellow Mike Smith analyze 27 RCT mathematics curriculum studies contained in the What Works Clearinghouse, and they find serious threats to the usefulness of all 27.
March 17, 2014
Performance Assessment for Teachers and of Teachers: Combining the Development of Teaching with Teacher Evaluation
A 90-Day Cycle conducted at the Carnegie Foundation explored the question of if teacher evaluation and teacher development efforts can and should be combined as aspects of a single system.
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