evaluation

Evaluation

This is my first blog so it seems appropriate that I should start my blogging life with an explanation of why my company is called Evaluation Associates. Most of what we do is more commonly called professional development for teachers and school leaders, so why aren’t we called Professional Development Associates? Do we have the wrong...

Evaluation is the thing

In my first blog I gave my thoughts on evaluation and I’m back to worrying about evaluation again. Here’s a definition of evaluation from that first blog: “The essence of all learning, the essence of teaching, the essence of all systematic improvement has, at its core, careful measurement of where things are in...

What next for appraisal

Over the past week, we have fielded several calls and emails about appraisal, mostly as a result of the Teaching Council’s correspondence clarifying their expectations about appraisal. If you haven’t seen this, then you can check out the clarification on their website and read their FAQs. Evaluation Associates has been asked...

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