Assessment Literacy Standards and Performance Measures for Teacher Candidates and Practicing Teachers
This paper reflects our insights regarding the assessment knowledge and skills that should be taught in pre-service teacher education programs, as well as and our recommendations related to performance measures for teacher candidates and practicing teachers.
Clinical Experiences in the Preparation of Candidates for Teaching Underserved Students
Developing a vision for competent professional teaching practice.
Transforming Teacher Education through Clinical Practice: A National Strategy to Prepare Effective Teachers (Blue Ribbon Panel Report)
To prepare effective teachers for 21st century classrooms, teacher education must shift away from a norm which emphasizes academic preparation and course work loosely linked to school-based experiences.
Rather, it must move to programs that are fully grounded in clinical practice and interwoven with academic content and professional courses.
Closing the Talent Gap: Attracting and Retaining Top-third Graduates to Careers in Teaching
The quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers.