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Are you missing out on the real value of performance management? Part 3

In Part 2, we discussed how to use technology to collect and analyze performance data that align with district priorities. But collecting and analyzing data isn’t enough. District leaders must use the information and insights gained to improve classroom instruction.

Are you missing out on the real value of performance management? Part 3 2018-05-30T14:15:38+00:00

What is observer calibration and why does it matter?

Calibration is a term used often when speaking about the need to ensure accuracy among observers, yet the multiple ways in which calibration is defined has resulted in various interpretations of what calibration is, and is not.

What is observer calibration and why does it matter? 2018-05-30T14:16:03+00:00

Are you missing out on the real value of performance management? Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we explained that educators and students realize the true value of performance management when evaluations contribute to a culture of continuous improvement that ultimately advances student achievement … and that means collecting and analyzing meaningful performance data to empower decision-making. 

Are you missing out on the real value of performance management? Part 2 2018-05-30T14:16:13+00:00

3 tips for choosing an assessment solution

Williamson County Schools in Middle Tennessee recently identified a need for an assessment platform. A simple search online or even a stroll through the vendor hall at a conference will reveal there are so many options that it can be overwhelming!

3 tips for choosing an assessment solution 2018-05-30T13:53:57+00:00

[eBook] Don’t interview another candidate until you’ve read this

It’s no secret that interviews aren’t always the most effective way to evaluate candidates. “Anybody can say anything in an interview,” said Sherry Christian, coordinator of human resources at Niagara Catholic District School Board in Ontario.

[eBook] Don’t interview another candidate until you’ve read this 2018-05-30T14:16:42+00:00
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