Moderator Reflections - The K-12 Center at ETS
Which policies address and strengthen theinstructional core and build capacity?• Teacher evaluation. Was presented not aspunitive, but as supportive (multiplemeasures, including student perceptions,evidence of growth, etc.)• Digital learning. To the degree to whichengagement is improved and formativeassessment and data drive instructionalpractice improvement.
Bad news / Good news• We are working in a severely constrained timeframe of opportunity to hold in place theCommon Core State Standards, but• Finally a realization that t effects must directlyaddress improvement in the instructionalcore, not just the “bookends” of theeducational system (standards andaccountability)