NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
ERIC Number: EJ1003720
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Nov
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
If a Tree Falls in a Forest, but No One Hears...
Ritter, Gary W.; Shuls, James V.
Phi Delta Kappan, v94 n3 p34-38 Nov 2012
If developed thoughtfully and implemented carefully, value-added models can serve as key components in improved teacher evaluation systems by providing important information on the extent to which classroom teachers have fostered learning gains in math, language, reading, and other tested subjects. For many teachers, particularly those in English language arts and math, most (but not all) of their annual evaluations should be based on value-added measures of student learning gains.
Phi Delta Kappa International. 408 North Union Street, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402. Tel: 800-766-1156; Fax: 812-339-0018; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A