The high-pressure educational world of today demands accountability of its practitioners. Legislators are reluctant to increase educational funding without exacting a corresponding increase in accountability. This increase in accountability means that educational leaders must be able to assess and identify quality teachers. To assist in this, educators need to review the current state of evaluation practices. This article provides a review of the history of teacher evaluation and a discussion of emerging trends in teacher evaluation
"Defining the Effective Teacher: Current Arguments in Education,"
Essays in Education: Vol. 11
, Article 6.
Available at: https://openriver.winona.edu/eie/vol11/iss1/6