ERIC Number: EJ1037962
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Teacher Evaluation: Archiving Teaching Effectiveness
Nielsen, Lance D.
Music Educators Journal, v101 n1 p63-69 Sep 2014
Teacher evaluation is a current hot topic within music education. This article offers strategies for K-12 music educators on how to promote their effectiveness as teachers through archival documentation in a teacher portfolio. Using the Danielson evaluation model (based on four domains of effective teaching practices), examples of music teaching instruction and assessment practices are provided for each domain. The goal is to demonstrate what great music teachers do to promote student learning in music. Teacher reflection via journaling/blogging is a crucial element of the teacher evaluation process. The music teacher portfolio offers a link for teacher and evaluator to engage in meaningful conversations about effective teaching.
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, Music Education, Educational Strategies, Music Teachers, Educational Practices, Evaluation Methods, Portfolios (Background Materials), Instructional Effectiveness, Classroom Environment, Learning Strategies, Lesson Plans, Instructional Materials, Teacher Responsibility, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Faculty Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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