Perhaps under the new system a teacher who learns not to sit in his chair to be duct taped might score some effective points....
The framework concludes that teachers who use respectful talk, read body language and maintain fairness will demonstrate effective teaching in this component. Clearly a classroom that has respectful students who are treated fairly will undoubtedly have a classroom that is conducive to learning and the teacher has a part in inculcating this environment. But to rate the teacher and thereby making her responsible for these outcomes is absurd. There are so many factors that go into student behavior including school culture, student backgrounds and administrative support that to leave a teacher “out there” under this component shows just how insane this framework is for evaluative purposes.... Jeff Kaufman
Jeff continues his invaluable series at the ICE blog. Part 1 is here:Danielson: What We Lost – The Lesson Plan
Perhaps under the new system a teacher who learns not to sit in his chair to be duct taped might score some effective points.