This Observation Tool Is Helping Teachers Improve Their Interactions with Children
EdSurge continues the series on ECE Voices by exploring Louisiana’s CLASS observation system—a quality rating system focused solely on teacher observation.
To get a sense of how the system works and what teachers think of it, New Orleans reporter Sharon Lurye visited Clara’s Little Lambs Preschool in New Orleans and did a phone interview with a teacher in rural Bogalusa. She also had an opportunity to interview two researchers from the University of Virginia—one of whom had a hand in developing the CLASS system—to better understand what has led to success in Louisiana in particular.
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