TITLE

LESSONS from D.C.'S EVALUATION SYSTEM

AUTHOR(S)
Headden, Susan; Silva, Elena
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Staff Development;Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the IMPACT system adopted by the educational sector in the U.S. It mentions the IMPACT sets instruction and also improve the performance of teachers. Further it focuses on the primary goal of the IMPACT system that includes performance expectations, clear feedback, and teacher's guidance.
ACCESSION #
70199026

 

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