By James H. Stronge, Jennifer L. Hindman
We all know that lecturers make a profound distinction within the lives of scholars and are the one most vital school-related impression on scholar success. by way of instructor choice, district and building-level directors are challenged to foretell what sort of instructor a candidate may be, in keeping with info accumulated via an software and one or interviews.
In this booklet, James H. Stronge and Jennifer L. Hindman clarify the right way to take the guesswork out of hiring judgements. Their instructor caliber Index (TQI) is a established, research-based interview protocol outfitted at the caliber symptoms explored in Stronge’s best-selling traits of powerful lecturers. the following, educators with hiring duties will locate interview questions that show what they such a lot want to know approximately instructor applicants and question-specific, descriptive rubrics that aid constant assessment of applicants’ responses. The instructor caliber Index is the best, most suitable method to see that new hires own either the non-public features necessary to powerful academics and the needful proficiencies in school room administration, tutorial making plans and supply, and the tracking of scholar growth and potential.
An accompanying CD-ROM presents varieties and scoring rubrics for either screening interviews and building-based interviews. The query units are offered in a number of configurations: diversifications for skilled and beginner academics in addition to "interviewer’s selection" codecs, which enable for added customization. Protocol guidance, succinct discussions of underlying examine, and response-rating workouts confirm readers will come away with the explanation, information, and instruments to enforce this teacher-selection technique and, finally, elevate the general effectiveness in their instructing staff.