Fall 2011 ITP Seminar: Teachers
Chris Taber, Economics 899
Fridays 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 259, Education Sciences bldg
SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND READINGS
Rob Meyer (WCER), "Measuring and Using Information on Teacher and School Effectiveness: Statistical Design and Policy Challenges"
Jeffrey Grigg (ITP, sociology), "Effects of an Inquiry Science Professional Development Intervention on Classroom Instruction"
Kirabo Jackson (Northwestern), "School Competition and Teacher Labor Markets: Evidence from Charter School Entry in North Carolina"
Susanna Loeb (Stanford), "Effective Schools: Teacher Hiring, Assignment, Development, and Retention"
Gloria Ladson-Billings (EPS), "Why Are All the Teachers Good (or Bad):The Limits of Teacher Accountability Systems"
Mitchell Nathan (Ed Psych), "Precollege Engineering Education: Pathway to Success in Math and Science?"
Paul Hanselman (ITP, sociology), "Staff Turnover and School Social Resources"
Candace Walkington (Dept. Curriculum & Instruction), “Teaching Effectiveness in Project-Based Settings: Bridges and Barriers to Building Conceptual Cohesion.”
Steve Rivkin (Amherst), "The Effects of Teacher Turnover on Disadvantaged Urban Schools"
Mai Seki (ITP affiliate, economics), "Heterogeneous Returns to College Quality and the Value of Graduate Degree Attainment"
November 25: No Meeting--Thanksgiving
Rachel Feldman (EPS), "How Does Experience Matter? Effects of Teacher General and Course Specific Experience on Student Achievement"
Doug Staiger (Dartmouth), "Using Classroom Video to Identify Effective Teachers: Evidence from the First Year of the Measuring Effective Teaching Project."
Wrap up (Note room change to 13th floor boardroom, Ed Sciences)