NEWS & STORIES

Voices, perspectives, and insights from the field

Teacher Appreciation Week: Honoring Students Where They Are

May 5, 2016 | Teacher Engagement

Montana teacher Anna Baldwin has received extensive recognition for her culturally responsive teaching. She is the recipient of the 2014 Montana Teacher of the Year award, the 2012 Teaching Tolerance Award and 2011 Distinguished Educator Award from the Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts. Additionally, the documentary “Inside…

Teacher Appreciation Week: Forming Bonds, Inspiring Success

May 4, 2016 | Teacher Engagement

“If you really want to be an effective teacher, if you really want to reach kids and help them excel, you have to build relationships,” says high school teacher Anthony Marshall. “It’s the most important part of teaching.” Anthony Marshall’s first dream as a child was to be a teacher,…

Statement: Release of the Results of IPS

June 29, 2018 | Effective TeachingTeacher EngagementTeacher Observation

Statement from Allan Golston, President U.S. Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation On the release of the results of the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching study of teacher evaluation “This report is consistent with many of the findings and trends of the interim report, which was released in 2016. We…

The Power of Student Feedback

March 24, 2016 | Teacher Engagement

As more states and districts consider using student perceptions surveys as a tool to give teachers feedback on their practice, Tennessee teacher Josalyn Tresvant tells her peers at an ECET2 convening why she asks her students for their feedback on her teaching.