NEWS & STORIES

Voices, perspectives, and insights from the field

Evaluation: Empowering Effective Teachers

August 12, 2015 | Effective Teaching

Ever since the Empowering Effective Teachers initiative began in Hillsborough County, Florida, Robert Kriete’s professional learning community has taken a more targeted, and more productive, approach to improving practice. Kriete, an 8th grade English teacher at Eisenhower Middle School outside Tampa, began to discuss with his PLC each week specific…

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…

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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…

Feedback for Better Teaching

Feedback for Better Teaching

October 7, 2015 | Effective Teaching

Feedback for Better Teaching: Nine Principles for Using Measures of Effective Teaching This brief highlights a set of guiding principles to inform the design and implementation of high-quality teacher support and evaluation systems based on three years’ of work by the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, its partners, and…