Event Announcement: Watching Teachers Work

In the wake of New York City's public release of teacher value-added reports, are you curious about more holistic ways to evaluate teachers and help them improve their practice? On Tuesday March 27, I'll be moderating a New America Foundation discussion on classroom observation, featuring NYC teachers and principals with real-life experience using classroom-based evaluation tools. 

WHO: The New America Foundation; educators from the Brooklyn New School, PS 77, and the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House; me
WHAT: Panel discussion on classroom observation and evaluation of teachers
WHEN: Tuesday March 27, 9-11 am
WHERE: NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, 60 Washington Square South, the Kimmel Center
RSVP: Required! Click here!

In the meantime, I will be on vacation for the next week. If you're starving for some eduwonkery while I'm gone, head over to The Nation to check out my interview with Lisa Delpit, the teacher and theorist behind the groundbreaking idea of "decoding" the "culture of power" for disadvantaged kids. 

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