"I Said That?" How to Improve Your Instructional Behavior in Just 5 Minutes Per Day Through Data-Based Self-Evaluation

Keller, Cassandra L.; Duffy, Mary Lou
March 2005
Teaching Exceptional Children;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p36
Academic Journal
Discusses ways to improve teachers' instructional behavior through data-based self-evaluation procedures in the U.S. Details on the important component of reflection; Identification of self-evaluation as a method that promotes the increased use of effective practices by teachers; Advantages of a teacher self-evaluation. INSETS: What Does the Literature Say About Self-Evaluation;Instructional Behaviors for Self-Evaluation.


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