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SOURCE: School Improvement Network
Webinar Shows How to Increase Teacher Effectiveness with In-Class Cameras
SALT LAKE CITY —
(PRWEB) December 05, 2012 -- School Improvement Network, the leader in teacher effectiveness resources, will host educators showing how in-class cameras can bolster teacher effectiveness in a free webinar on Wednesday, December 12.
“Teacher effectiveness is the single most critical component to both increasing student achievement and ensuring that all students graduate college and career ready,” said School Improvement Network CEO and President Chet Linton. “In-class cameras can help educators improve by providing immediate and relevant feedback.”
The webinar will feature Lizzy Kloiber, director of secondary schools of Irving School District in Irving, Texas. Kloiber will discuss her experiences with in-class cameras improving teacher effectiveness and student learning.
School Improvement Network’s classroom cameras are powered by thereNow, the creators of award-winning in-class teacher observation and camera technology to increase teacher effectiveness. thereNow’s 360-degree classroom cameras were the camera solution for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) study.
Webinar participants will see how to enhance observations and evaluations with time-stamped commentary and sharable HD video, accompanied by prescribed, personalized on-demand professional development and teacher effectiveness training. The cameras can be used for multiple practices that increase teacher effectiveness, including self-reflection and evaluation, evidence-based coaching, teacher evaluation, capturing best practices, peer mentoring, and even in-the-ear coaching.
The webinar will be Wednesday, December 12 at 12:30 p.m. EST.
About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed an integrated system for educator and teacher effectiveness. The company’s system outlines a step-by-step process to improve teacher practice, and arms educators with a set of powerful tools that can be used to complete each step. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in School Improvement Network’s integrated suite of tools produce better teachers, and as a result experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student test scores by as much as 30% in a single year. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.
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