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Charlotte Danielson—Talk About Teaching! Leading Professional Conversations


Charlotte Danielson joins Justin Baeder to discuss her book, Talk About Teaching! Leading Professional Conversations.

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Purchase Charlotte's book, Talk About Teaching! Leading Professional Conversations.
  • Learn more about the Danielson Framework
  • Webinar with Corwin Press on Talk About Teaching!
  • About Charlotte Danielson

    Charlotte Danielson is the creator of the Danielson Framework for Teaching, which is the basis for teacher professional growth and evaluation systems in more then 20 states. A former economist, and a graduate of Cornell, Oxford, and Rutgers, Ms. Danielson has taught at all levels, from kindergarten through university, and is today an internationally-recognized expert in the area of teacher effectiveness, specializing in the design of teacher evaluation systems that both ensure teacher quality and promote professional learning.

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    Jamal ElRafih - March 28, 2019 Reply

    Presumption of competence. After the teacher has continuous contract, the focus should be on professional development. “Fear shuts people down” expertise and power. Teachers are more of an expertise in the content than the supervisor. Tremendous positional power. Help everybody articulate the ideas. Teachers should be able to work together. What is important for kids to learn. graduate should be able to think well, think critically, ability and hungry to learn, How students learn. Students are intellectually active. Don’t shut down the natural curiosity of children. Pay attention to students, what are they asked to do. Don’t tell teachers what to do, help feel safe to try new ideas. Find time for conversation, conversation focused on solving problem of practice. What do you use as indicator of learning. What counts as evidence. Let us look at some writing samples between September and May,

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