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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…

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…

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…