Teaching and Instruction

Why Kids Can't Write

Developing New Measures of Teachers’ Instruction: Part 1

Do teacher logs accurately reflect end-of-year surveys? (Photo: Twenty20)

Over the last two years, I have been leading C-SAIL’s measurement work. This is the first of three posts in which I will describe what we’ve been doing and what we’ve found so far.

Differences in Teacher Perceptions of State Policies

Do teachers of different grades, subjects, and types of students view their state policies differently?

Instructional Coaching as High-Quality Professional Development

In response to policy initiatives calling for the implementation of evidence-based classroom practice, instructional coaches are frequently utilized as providers of professional development (PD). Despite the demand for instructional coaches, there is little empirical evidence that coaching improves teacher practice.