How Teaching Matters: Bringing the Classroom Back Into Discussions of Teacher Quality

Author(s):
Wenglinsky, Harold
Publication Year:
2000
Report Number:
PIC-TEAMAT
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Document Type:
Subject/Key Words:
Student performance teacher professional development teacher effectiveness classroom practices mathematics science

Abstract

This Policy Information Report links student achievement in mathematics and science to three aspects of teacher quality: teacher inputs, such as education levels, professional development, and classroom practices. The study finds that classroom practices matter most. While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $15.00.

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