In today’s world, there isn’t much technology can’t do. It can help you stay connected to family and friends, keep you on track to achieving your fitness goals, and can even adjust your thermostat while you’re away from home.
And now, with myTeachstone, it can promote positive child-outcomes through facilitating on-going, meaningful, and continuous improvement efforts.
myTeachstone is more than just a technology platform to facilitate improvement. It’s research-based and provides the tools, functionality, and systematic approach to focus, measure, and improve teacher-child interactions— -- a key factor proven to drive children’s academic and life-long success
Research emphasizes six key principles in effectively supporting teacher growth. myTeachstone was built on this research and provides key functionality to easily bring the six proven principles into daily practice. With a research-based platform, you can have full confidence that the practices and improvement efforts are driving real outcomes.
Effective growth happens when teachers have the opportunity to be observed, to receive ongoing coaching, to access meaningful learning experiences, and to engage with other educators. myTeachstone not only streamlines these activities into one platform, but works to ensure they’re all connected. And, with access to research-based resources, and functionality that supports building professional learning communities, you can engage teachers in ways we know drive positive outcomes.
Improvement and change happen over time. myTeachstone facilitates a systematic approach to improvement and can streamline your CLASS® implementation. With the functionality to not only collect informal and formal observation data but to also tie that data to recommended professional development and learning experiences and to have the tools to facilitate consistent, and meaningful coaching opportunities, it drives ongoing improvement.
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The CLASS Learning Community is a community of teachers, observers, education leaders, and other educators dedicated to helping every child reach their full potential by measuring and improving classroom interactions.
The CLASS Learning Community is a great place to connect with others in the early education field. Members enjoy:
Though exacerbated by the pandemic, turnover in early childhood education is not a new phenomenon. In 2012, the Institute of Medicine & National Research Council reported early childhood settings turnover rates averaging between 25-30 percent. Some pre-pandemic studies indicate it could be even higher, at a startling 26-50% turnover rate. The pandemic has compounded the already present challenge and has made the headlines as our country grapples with the realization that a healthy child care system is critical to our economic recovery.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Teachstone, pioneering developer of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) included in 23 states' Quality Rating and Improvement Systems and used by Head Start programs nationwide, today announced the release of "Meaningful Interactions at Home," a suite of resources designed to help the families of young children turn everyday moments into opportunities for their children to learn, grow, and engage.