Evaluations are deeply affected by factors beyond the teacher's control. As a teacher of students who consistently earn low test scores, VAM and test-based teacher evaluations have always concerned me. Thankfully, Vermont doesn't evaluate teachers via test scores, and hopefully they never will. Need more information on this topic? Read this from the Washington Post.
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Earlier in the year, while attending a VAM (Virginia Association of Museums) conference in Alexandria, I happened to attend a session led by two folks from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities… 326 more words
I paraphrase, check the audio: If you’re going to be a profession of sheep, then you’ll be run by wolves.