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What Should Teachers Know and be Able to Do

Though we all should have an opportunity to become what we want, that does not mean we could or would do a good job at all things. Not everyone who wants to become a teacher is well suited for teaching. … Continue reading

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Effectively Evaluating Teachers

Teachers and teacher education can be and should be evaluated. The evaluation of those hoping to become teachers is the primary responsibility of teacher education programs and certifying agencies. These programs are to identify capable candidates and help them develop … Continue reading

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How do we honestly, fairly and helpfully evaluate teacher candidates and their programs?

Teacher education should be evaluated, but how do we honestly, fairly and helpfully determine if they are performing their responsibilities to an acceptable degree. Evaluation of teacher programs is a normative and relative activity: their quality depends on the circle … Continue reading

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