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

Author(s):
Wenglinsky, Harold
Publication Year:
2000
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
36
Subject/Key Words:
Classroom Techniques National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Teacher Evaluation Teacher Improvement Teacher Quality Teachers

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.

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