Archive for the ‘Recruiting & Hiring’ Category

What makes a good teacher?

August 23, 2017

Short answer: It’s anybody’s guess, until you see them in action.


Interesting article in the Journal of Economic Perspectives

A couple of economic researchers chased after a Holy Grail: “Searching for Effective Teachers”.

They reviewed a stack of studies, conducted a few new ones and drew conclusions about teacher recruitment in public schools.



Some of their conclusions are conventional, and some may surprise you …