NEWS & STORIES

Voices, perspectives, and insights from the field

Q&A with Peggy Brookins, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

September 25, 2016 | Effective Teaching

The National Board partners with diverse stakeholders, representing educators, administrators, policymakers and advocates, to ensure that many more students in America have the opportunity to learn from accomplished teachers. In this Q&A, Peggy Brookins, President and CEO of the National Board shares updates on the National Board’s work and its impact…

MET Project Partners

Measures of Effective Teaching: Project Partners

September 2, 2015 | Effective Teaching

In addition to the 3,000 participating teacher volunteers and leadership from local teachers' unions, the Measures of Effective Teaching Project's partners included more than a dozen academic institutions, nonprofit organizations and education consultants. Below is information about a selection of our research partners. Cambridge Education / The Tripod Project Educational…

Measures of Effective Teaching FAQ

Measures of Effective Teaching Project FAQs

December 17, 2015 | Effective Teaching

How has the Measures of Effective Teaching project helped show how effective teaching can be measured fairly and consistently? 1. WHAT IS THE MET PROJECT? The MET project was a research partnership between 3,000 teacher volunteers and dozens of independent research teams. The project's goal was to build and test…

measures of effective teaching

Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Project

October 6, 2015 | Effective Teaching

Two-thirds of American teachers feel that traditional evaluations don't accurately capture the full picture of what they do in the classroom. They want information that they can trust from measures that are fair and reliable. The Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project was designed to find out how evaluation methods…