A teacher evaluated by a brief classroom “drive-by,” and written up negatively afterwards. This is the best administrators can do in assessing teachers? This is why teachers need due process. Teaching is more art than science and needs to be seen in context, especially if the subject matter is touchy.
History Should Be Honest, by Joseph K.
Joseph K. relates how an assessment of his teaching through a quick 3-minute observation can lead to snap judgments, many of them superficial and wrong, about his overall effectiveness as a teacher and the entirety of his lesson plan.