Eduwonk.com: The Teacher Voice in Data-Driven Accountability

From Eduwonk.com:

Rather than invest in teachers, and capitalize on their knowledge, policymakers and administrators attempt to create systems that they hope will obviate the need for excellent teachers.” The Teacher Voice in Data-Driven Accountability

Fortunately, this is far from the situation in my new school…

One thought on “Eduwonk.com: The Teacher Voice in Data-Driven Accountability

  1. Amen, brother. I got National Board Certification in December, and those experts actually tell us to work with students in creative ways and teach them thinking skills that can’t be tested! Luckily for me, my principal pretty much leaves me alone and lets me do my job. I’ve known lots of teachers who work in schools where their methods are questioned, ridiculed, and outlawed. In favor, of course, of cookie-cutter lesson plans and teaching only to the test.

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