Certificated Teacher Evaluation Processes
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An effort to compile resources about the evolution of the certificated teacher evaluation process.
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Best practices for 360 degree feedback - Boston.com (blog)

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Best practices for 360 degree feedback
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Retaining talent is a critical factor for many organizations in today's competitive market. Employee engagement requires investment in your people and their development.
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Promoting employees, supporting their professional development increases human capital and the positive impact upon customers.

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MET: Measures of Effective Teaching Project Releases Final Research Report

MET: Measures of Effective Teaching Project Releases Final Research Report | Certificated Teacher Evaluation Processes | Scoop.it

"The Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, a three-year study designed to determine how to best identify and promote great teaching, today released its third and final research report. The project has demonstrated that it is possible to identify great teaching by combining three types of measures: classroom observations, student surveys, and student achievement gains. The findings will be useful to school districts working to implement new development and evaluation systems for teachers. Such systems should not only identify great teaching, but also provide the feedback teachers need to improve their practice and serve as the basis for more targeted professional development. The MET project, which was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a collaboration between dozens of independent research teams and nearly 3,000 teacher volunteers from seven U.S. public school districts.

 

“Teaching is complex, and great practice takes time, passion, high-quality materials, and tailored feedback designed to help each teacher continuously grow and improve,” said Vicki Phillips, Director of Education, College Ready – U.S. Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. “Teachers have always wanted better feedback, and the MET project has highlighted tools like student surveys and observations that can allow teachers to take control of their own development. The combination of those measures and student growth data creates actionable information that teachers can trust.”

 

The final report from the MET project sought to answer important questions from practitioners and policy-makers about how to identify and foster great teaching. Key findings from the report include:"


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5 Scary Things About Teacher Evaluations

5 Scary Things About Teacher Evaluations | Certificated Teacher Evaluation Processes | Scoop.it
It's coming - the new evaluation system for teachers. Supporters say it will produce teacher growth. But there are reasons to watch carefully to see how it all goes down.
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Not scary but practical considerations to put into place as Teacher Evaluations evolve.

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What Set of Measures Identify Effective Teaching?

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-by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

 

The goal of the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project is to ensure that all students have access to high quality instruction is to develop fairer and more useful measures of teacher effectiveness.

 

[This presents the pros of value added measurement]


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Green Evaluation: China’s Latest Reform to Deemphasize Testing

Green Evaluation: China’s Latest Reform to Deemphasize Testing | Certificated Teacher Evaluation Processes | Scoop.it
Even China is questioning its emphasis on testing: http://t.co/zokQauHSMX
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Expanding the view on teaching.

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