Teachers, Teaching, and Reform: Perspectives on Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes

Teachers, Teaching, and Reform: Perspectives on Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes

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ISBN-13: 9781138729490
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/20/2017
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ralph P. Ferretti is a Professor of Education and Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of Delaware, USA. He is the past Director of the School of Education.

James Hiebert is Robert J. Barkley Professor of Education at the University of Delaware, USA, where he teaches in programs of mathematics teacher preparation and graduate studies.

Table of Contents

1 Improving Educational Outcomes: Contrasting Perspectives

Ralph P. Ferretti and James Hiebert

2 Promises and Pitfalls for Teacher Evaluation

Drew H. Gitomer

3 Evaluating Teachers and Teacher Preparation Programs

Robert Floden

4 Does VAM + MET = Improved Teaching?

James W. Stigler, James Hiebert, and Karen B. Givvin

5 Teacher-Student Interactions: Measurement, Impacts, Improvement, and Policy

Robert C. Pianta

6 Using Data to Inform Decisions Regarding Teacher Preparation

George H. Noell and Kristin A. Gansle

7 Designing Systems for Continuously Improving Instruction: The Case of Teacher Preparation Mathematics Courses

James Hiebert, Robert M. Wieman, and Dawn Berk

8 How to Reform Reform

Mary M. Kennedy

Conclusion: Improving Educational Outcomes: Reflections and Prospections

Ralph P. Ferretti and James Hiebert

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