What makes a great secondary school teacher? According to new research findings on which U.Va.’s Curry School of Education collaborated, there are three ways to identify the best-in-class in the front of the class. Click here to read the full article.
Robert Pianta, Dean of the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, gives a talk about his research into professional development for teachers.
Effective teacher-student interactions are proven to increase student achievement. Learn to fairly and accurately assess these interactions using the CLASS measure. Become a certified CLASS observer using our comprehensive training and certification programs. If you are already reliable on the CLASS measure, attend one of our Train-the-Trainer (TTT) programs to become an Affiliate Trainer within [...]
Toddlerhood is a time in which children’s growth and development occur rapidly and in the context of relationships with caregivers. In these relationships, interactions between adults and children are the key mechanisms through which learning and development are supported. Providing educators who work with toddlers with relevant and effective professional development opportunities is essential to [...]
On Tuesday, April 9th, Teachstone’s Assistant Director of Training and Quality Assurance Sarah Hadden and CLASS trainer Mary-Margaret Gardiner will present “Using the CLASS Tool to Improve Interactions in Instructional Support” at the Virginia Head Start Association’s Annual Training Conference.
Effective interactions between teachers and children boost children’s cognitive and language development. The CLASS tool organizes [...]