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2014-08-05 12:25:59

Over 900 raters scored 60,000 hours of video footage from classroom observations PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research scientists from Educational Testing Service (ETS) co-authored six of the 16 chapters in a new book from the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, which was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Much of their work centered on developing systems for training raters to evaluate teacher performances in order to avoid subjectivity...

2014-07-08 12:33:26

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert M. Lippincott was named Chief Executive Officer of TEACH-NOW, the rapidly growing, Washington, DC based online teacher preparation and certification program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125272 TEACH-NOW provides an approved program to prepare teachers for licensure using a custom-designed online platform. Directly addressing the growing need for fully certified and effective teachers, TEACH-NOW provides a highly collaborative,...

2014-02-12 23:26:33

Continuing with the growth and development of Chronicle, an iPad app for teachers, Powerhouse Education has recently released Version 1.3, which contains a number of new and exciting features designed to further empower teachers. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 One new functionality is the incorporation of a group point system, developed to help teachers better manage and motivate cooperative groups. Creators of Chronicle, husband and wife teachers Andy and Ellen Raupp, explain,...

2014-01-28 08:36:52

ETS's Praxis(TM) Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) Begins Field Testing PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to the need for a more meaningful assessment that can accurately measure a new teacher's knowledge and instructional capabilities within the classroom, Educational Testing Service (ETS), in collaboration with educators and state education officials across the country, is developing the Praxis(TM) Performance Assessment for Teachers...

2013-08-21 23:19:56

A new report released today by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) finds that Computer Science teacher certification/licensure in the United States is deeply flawed. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 A new report released today by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) finds that Computer Science teacher certification/licensure in the United States is deeply flawed. While companies look to fill lucrative positions in the computing field, there is a critical...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.