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.
Topic: Improvement Research
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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.