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MET Additional Resources

Why MET Additional Resources: Project Study Components

December 11, 2015 | Effective Teaching

Research Thomas J. Kane, Daniel F. McCaffrey, Trey Miller and Douglas O. Staiger, Have We Identified Effective Teachers? Validating Measures of Effective Teaching Using Random Assignment, (Seattle, WA: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2013) Andrew D. Ho, Thomas J. Kane, The Reliability of Classroom Observations by School Personnel, (Seattle, WA: …

The Passing of the Baton

October 28, 2015 | Effective Teaching

By Vicki Phillips, Director of Education, US Programs I am writing with a heart filled with gratitude, sadness and excitement to tell you I will be leaving the Foundation at the end of the year to pursue our common work for students and teachers from another venue. It has been…

Statement: Release of the Results of IPS

June 29, 2018 | Effective TeachingTeacher EngagementTeacher Observation

Statement from Allan Golston, President U.S. Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation On the release of the results of the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching study of teacher evaluation “This report is consistent with many of the findings and trends of the interim report, which was released in 2016. We…

Seeing It Clearly

Seeing It Clearly: Building Trust in Observations

October 18, 2015 | Effective TeachingTeacher Observation

This ongoing series of publications by MET project partners can help states, districts, and technical assistance providers in building and improving a classroom observation system that supports better teaching and student learning. Publications to date include: Seeing it Clearly: Improving Observer Training for Better Feedback and Better Teaching (2015): This…