This comprehensive video explains how new models let schools pay teachers up to 40 percent more and teacher-leaders up to 130 percent more, within budget. The beginning explains how excellent teachers can close achievement gaps, and why schools must reach more students with these teachers. The rest of the video provides more detailed descriptions of several models that use job redesign and technology to reach more students with excellent teachers, for more pay, usually in collaborative teams that develop all teachers’ skills—creating an “Opportunity Culture” for teachers and students.
Samantha Kotey is the editor for AvatarGeneration and has a background in educational technology and virtual worlds. A mom of two, she is passionate about all things related to toys and technology.