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Re: [OT] Teachers (Was:Re: King Donald)

In <news:uuidnc5mlp2PNgnFnZ2dnUU7-T_NnZ2d@xxxxxxxxxxx>,
Mike Easter <MikeE@ster.invalid> wrote:

[attributions snipped by a previous poster]

> > More seriously, there is a method to assess a teacher's
> > effectiveness. It's labour and time intensive, though, requiring
> > both collegial and supervisory observation. But it works, because
> > it's diagnostic, summative, and remedial.  
> That sounds like a good idea that can be improved upon to make it
> more efficient, not eliminated/disregarded.

You can find it working in such programs as Teach For America.  But
"labour and time intensive" translates to "expensive".
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