What are Performance Review's
A performance review is a method by which the teaching performance of an instructor is observed and evaluated.
Can be conducted in the classroom by having the observer sitting in.
Can be formal or informal.
Person conducting the review can be a co-workers, supervisor or an appointed person.
You can document the review or give feedback verbally
Can be random or at set intervals
Provides valuable insight on areas that could be improved.
Suggestions on ways you can enhance your effectiveness in the classroom.
The person conducting the review has experience in providing feedback vs having students providing incomplete information.
If documented the positive feedback can be used when looking for raises and advancements.
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Education Trust. (2011).Stronger teacher evaluation systems benefit teachers and studentshttps://edtrust.org/press_release/stronger-teacher-evaluation-systems-benefit-teachers-and-students/
The University of Tennessee Knoxville. (n.d.). Performance Evaluation http://hr.utk.edu/performance-evaluation/