Connie Grod, a language arts teacher at Rockford Science and Technology Academy, began to evaluate how she was doing after 20 years in the classroom.
"As teachers, we have so little time to review what we do," she
Videotaping herself and self-critiquing her
performance was part of the process.Grod
wanted to know How what she
is doing affects achievement.
passed in 2002 without much fanfare and with what she
said was no congratulations from the School Board.She
encourages other teachers to start the process and celebrate the results -- improved teaching.
Learn more about the process at www.nbpts.org/index.cfm.