Between groundbreaking new research, developments in technology, and policy reform, 2015 was a big year with big implications for how educators are supported and evaluated. In particular, classroom video stood out as perhaps the most promising educator effectiveness solution available.
As leaders in video-based observation and feedback, we shared a lot of information and resources on video in 2015. In case you missed anything, we've pulled together our top three most-read posts.
Every year, millions of dollars - and even more hours - are spent on observations and evaluations in schools. Unfortunately, neither teachers nor school leaders seem to think it's working the way it should. See the 5 ways video can fix the problems and improve educator effectiveness systems.
This year, Harvard's Center for Education Policy Research released data and resources from the Best Foot Forward Project, which studied the impact of classroom video on educator observation practices. Read the preliminary findings and the promising ways in which video can be used in teacher observation.
From walking through a parking lot to checking out at the supermarket, chances are much of your day is caught on camera. In this post, we share interviews with district leaders on how they are using video in classrooms to improve educator effectiveness- and how you can, too.
We are looking forward to sharing even more great resources this year!