Texas Documentation Handbook, 5th Edition w/ CD

Texas Documentation Handbook, 5th Edition w/ CDTXDocBook_Cvr_5thEd_web_final

by Frank R. Kemerer and John A. Crain

Item # 01-0026

ISBN: 1424306809

193 pages, paperback (w/CD), 10.7 x 8.3


Price: $48.50


This user-friendly desktop guide provides up-to-date information and illustrations of how to go about improving the performance of teachers and other personnel or, failing that, to prepare for a negative employment recommendation. Features of the Fifth Edition:

  • Discussion of the legal framework within which documentation of all Texas public school employees takes place
  • Basic principles of effective documentation of both professional and auxiliary personnel
  • Supervisory styles to use with marginally effective teachers
  • Expanded and revised focused observation instruments for gathering data during classroom walk-through observations along with sample follow-up memoranda
  • Chapter on teacher professional communication including social networking through electronic communication devices
  • Expanded sample directives for changing teacher behavior, organized by PDAS domain
  • Discussion of developing improvement plans linking expected changes in teaching behavior to student performance
  • Appendices containing the Code of Ethics, documentation forms, and templates ready for use
  • CD containing all the documentation forms ready for computer downloading and use included