Creating a Comprehensive System for Evaluating and Supporting Effective Teaching

In this paper, Darling-Hammond outlines the elements for a comprehensive system of teacher evaluation to support effective teaching. An integrated approach to teacher evaluation would connect a variety of goals and purposes to a professional development system that supports teachers at every stage of their careers.

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This report makes excellent points about the need to address teacher evaluation and improvement holistically. It offers very practical suggestions for approaching teacher evaluation within a larger system of improvement that can dramatically impact student learning.