This is a broad overview of Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project. The project, which is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, seeks to develop and test multiple measures of teacher effectiveness. This overview identifies five critical areas of research and explores key components, such as the Tripod survey, which is used to gather, organize, and report on student perceptions at the classroom level.
In this open letter to teachers, I am restating my claim that teachers are the experts. I urge teachers to talk with other teachers about their practice, and raise their voice about what they need to help their students learn.
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.
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) is a research and policy group whose efforts to modernize the teacher profession are driven by the belief that all children deserve effective teachers.
Aug 04, 2016
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