What is "bang for buck" in the context of school teaching? And does it matter? An "Efficiency Index" study by education consulting firm GEMS Education Solutions looked at PISA test results from 30 OECD countries and discovered "efficiency scores" were not necessarily related to spend per teacher. Joy Resmovits explains here.
More than 500 teachers attended the sellout Visible Learning Conferenece held in Oakland, Michigan last week. As Student and Educator reported, the Conference was a state wide initiative that featured Dr John Hattie on Day One of the Two-Day Conference. The Conference was organised by the Michiagan Elementary and Middle School Principals Associtaion (MEMPSA).
The Conference continues on Ocober 1: for more details see the event website.