Innovating the Evaluation Process

The Big Tente

I am wary of high stakes, anxiety-producing, number-heavy, hoop-jumping evaluation systems.

Imagine my delight and surprise to learn that as a new principal in Bellingham, I could use a collaborative, online video platform for all teacher evaluations. The platform would be private, efficient, and teacher-driven; both parties would be able to view, code, and upload videos. I jumped at the opportunity to use Teaching Channel Teams in lieu of scripting into a state-sponsored platform.

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