Designing and Using Program-specific Evaluation Instruments
Keywords: Education, Evaluation, Instruments, Design, Classrooms
AbstractThis paper describes the development and use of a program-specific evaluation instrument designed to measure the impact of professional development on classroom practice. The evaluation rubric describes a sequence of skills or proficiencies that guides teachers and professional developers toward improved practice. The design and implementation of the instrument: defines the program instructional targets, guides professional development, makes target instructional skills explicit to teachers, and aligns program evaluation with program instructional targets.
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