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TCEA 2013: Teacher development and school improvement

observe4sucesssmallTCEA 2013: Teacher development and school improvement

From staff reports: Feb. 21, 2013

At the 2013 Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) conference, a number of ed-tech companies introduced new products aimed at fostering teacher development and school improvement. Here’s a look at some of those solutions.

Observe4success revealed enhancements to its classroom observation and walkthrough software, such as the ability to upload supporting documentation—pictures, audio/video recordings, Excel files, and other files—and attach these materials to a relevant observation.

Other enhancements include better communication features within the software, as well as more data analysis options for administrators. For instance, users can sort data by department in addition to a single teacher, grade level, or entire school. The department reporting feature allows department heads to identify trends within their team and better direct professional development efforts, the company says.

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