If fully implemented with fidelity, the updated InTASC teaching standards can increase educator effectiveness in a way that is sustainable and scalable, and they will have a meaningful impact on students’ preparation towards college and career.
Salt Lake City (PRWEB) June 26, 2014
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced an interactive LumiBook available to all educators on the new, updated InTASC teaching standards to increase educator effectiveness and a step-by-step guide for implementing the standards. The standards, developed by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), are available to all educators in the LumiBook, “InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards.”
“If fully implemented with fidelity, the updated InTASC teaching standards can increase educator effectiveness in a way that is sustainable and scalable, and they will have a meaningful impact on students’ preparation towards college and career,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “Through this LumiBook, educators across the world can access these quality teaching standards, collaborate about their impact and application, and access resources that will help them understand and implement the standards effectively.”
LumiBook is a dynamic e-reading platform that surpasses the static information of any other reading experience by enabling real-time collaboration with the author and fellow readers. It’s embedded rich content and sharing capabilities enhance the text and connect it to real practices outside the book.
In the “InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards” LumiBook, educators will gain:
- Access to new, updated InTASC Standards
- A do-it-yourself guide to help educators guide themselves through the standards and how they increase educator effectiveness
- Ways to access and create professional development activities aligned to the InTASC standards
- Video instruction with footage of the standards in action
About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed the Educator Effectiveness System. This system delivers a process to improve teacher practice and gives educators a set of powerful tools to drive the process. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in the Educator Effectiveness System produce better teachers and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student proficiency by an average of 18 percent in a single year. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.
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