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A Think Twice Review of:

Teacher Evaluation 2.0

Think Twice - Nov 16, 2010

Publisher/Think Tank - The New Teacher Project

Author(s) -

This guide analyzes how to fix teacher evaluations, proposing six design standards that any rigorous and fair evaluation system should meet. It offers states and school districts a blueprint for better evaluations that can help every teacher thrive in the classroom.

Reviewer(s) - H. Richard Milner, Vanderbilt University

In his review, Milner notes that the report suffers from several problems. Among them: It assumes teacher evaluation reform can be a panacea for resolving far greater educational problems. The result, Milner concludes, is a report that "does not tell us anything that is not already suggested or asserted in the teacher evaluation discourse."