John Ewing: How to Attract and Retain the Teachers We Need

John Ewing: How to Attract and Retain the Teachers We Need
by dianeravitch
John Ewing, mathematician, is CEO of Math for America, an organization that supports teachers of mathematics.

In this post, he reviews some of the recent ill-considered efforts to “respect” teachers and offers advice about the minimum conditions necessary to assure that teachers have the respect, autonomy, and trust that professionals deserve.

You will also enjoy reading John Ewing’s brilliant takedown of teacher evaluation by test scores, which he called “Mathematical Intimidation.”

dianeravitch | August 14, 2016 at 10:00 am | Categories: Education Reform, Teacher Evaluations, Teachers and Teaching, VAM (value-added modeling) | URL: http://wp.me/p2odLa-eZY

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John Ewing, mathematician, is CEO of Math for America, an organization that supports teachers of mathematics.

In this post, he reviews some of the recent ill-considered efforts to “respect” teachers and offers advice about the minimum conditions necessary to assure that teachers have the respect, autonomy, and trust that professionals deserve.

You will also enjoy reading John Ewing’s brilliant takedown of teacher evaluation by test scores, which he called “Mathematical Intimidation.”

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