This presentation is part of the New School Development Program commissioned by the New York City Charter School Center. Created by charter school expert Cynthia Millinger, Meaningful Professional Development Planning is a guide for new charter schools who need to develop a program that maximizes teachers' time and resources in an efficient manner.
In June 2010, The NewTeacher Project (TNTP) partnered with 37 charter school campuses in Washington, D.C. to conduct an analysis of their talent management practices. The goal was to create an index of Instructional Culture that would help uncover what sets top performing charter school teachers apart.
Opening a Charter School for the first time is a daunting task. This checklist from the SUNY Charter School Institute helps new Charter Schools keep track of every important action item necessary for Start-Up for schools that are authorized by SUNY CSI.
McGraw Hill, a major of vendor to many state education departments, wrote this description of the Item Development Process for New York State.
A sample test for the New York State ELA Test for Grade 4.
A sample test for the New York State Mathematics Test for Grade 4.
Schools across the nation, faced with the challenge of helping all students achieve
high standards for learning, need clear guidance on how to engage in lasting,
effective improvement efforts. But after more than 30 years of education research and
countless improvement efforts, no clear consensus exists for how to get the job done.
All teachers will need to be able to effectively teach the core curriculum concepts that will appear on standardized tests. This quick guide helps explain how to best do that.
This step-by-step guide was created by the New York City Charter School Center to aid in the creation of tests. This guide will help teachers test for the standards that are to be measured and encourages collaboration amongst peers.
A scale is an arbitrarily established set of numbers used for measurement according to a rate or standard. Learning to understand scale scores is an essential skill for every educator and this one-page summary created by the New York City Charter School Center can help.