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National Council on Teacher Quality rankings: An outsider's view

― Jeanne M. Slattery

Clarion’s teacher training programs were recently ranked by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) in the bottom half of all schools evaluated. 1,410 more words

Teaching

On interviewing and ed school

Up to now, when I spoke of interviews, I was the ‘-ee’. When our school recently had to hire some math teachers, I was naturally entranced at the very idea of being an “er” and gloriously, one of the interviews happened during my prep. 1,351 more words

Policy

How is #teacherprep really different at Western Governor's?

We keep hearing about these NCTQ teacher preparation rankings. There’s so much critique out there of NCTQ as a legitimate research organization, of their data and methods, I don’t even have to get into it. 61 more words

SHAUN JOHNSON, PHD: Musings From The Chalk Face

National Council on Teacher Quality rankings: An outsider's view

― Jeanne M. Slattery

Clarion’s teacher training programs were recently ranked by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) in the bottom half of all schools evaluated. 1,410 more words

Teaching

Education Is Upside Down: Pre-order is open!

Well, a few big things have happened in American education since I established this blog a couple months ago. 2013 NAEP results were published (and disappointing) 157 more words

Eric Kalenze

What Does It Really Take To Evaluate a Teacher Preparation Program?

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) is back in the news having released their second report on the quality of teacher preparation in America.  To the surprise of nobody, they found that university based teacher preparation remains dismal.   1,592 more words

Shenanigans

Bunkum on teacher quality from the corporate reformers.

“Arghhh!”

“What,” says Anne as we are driving to get some coffee at Peets this morning. “Are you having a heart attack?”

Not quite. But I was listening to… 174 more words

Data And Research