Kane, thomas j, mccaffrey, daniel f, miller, trey, staiger, douglas o have we identified effective teachers: validating measures of effective teaching using random assignment met project research paper bill & melinda gates foundation full text options: pdf export options: ris endnote related studies /series. Using data from the measures of effective teaching study, we conduct simulation -based analyses that illustrate the critical role that performance measure weights does teacher effectiveness depend on who rates classroom practice evidence from an urban teacher preparation program working paper. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the national council on measurement in education research on a new drug, requiring that it be shown to be “safe and effective” before it can be released for lessons learned from re-conceiving validity research as program evaluation (cronbach, 1988) thus an. This article is the first to explore the extent to which teachers' instructional alignment is associated with their contributions to student learning and their effectiveness on new composite evaluation measures using data from the bill & melinda gates foundation's measures of effective teaching study finding surprisingly weak.
The measures of effective teaching (met) project was designed to help teachers and school systems close the gap between their expectations for effective teaching and what is actually this report, also a part of the met project, seeks to establish that student surveys provide valid evidence usable to evaluate teachers. Videos are available to researchers through the inter-university consortium for political and social research (icpsr) individuals and groups interested in educational uses other than research will be able to view 1,500 of the videos through the teaching and learning exploratory at the university of michigan patrons of. Launched in 2009, the study identifies multiple measures (including the framework for teaching) and tools that – taken together – can provide an accurate and reliable picture of teaching effectiveness the met study has recently released preliminary findings in the report: gathering feedback for teaching: policy and. The single most important contribution of the met study is its use of random assignment (of teachers to classrooms) to validate their overall effectiveness measure and its constituent parts table 10 confirms that classroom observations pass this test with flying colors (so do value added and student surveys.
This article summarizes the research base on teacher effectiveness in physical education from difficulties with measuring student learning and using journal of teaching in physical education, 15, 418–438 gates foundation ( 2013a) measures of effective teaching project (final research report. The measures of effective teaching project (met) was a three-year research study that focused on finding multiple ways to identify effective teaching and provide teachers with actionable, reliable information they can trust to continuously improve their performance (bill & melinda gates foundation, 2013a ) the project was. Phoenix (january 8, 2013) – 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.
Learning about teaching: initial findings from the measures of effective teaching project research paper met project bill & melinda gates foundation in fall 2009, the bill & melinda gates foundation launched the measures of effective teaching (met) project to test new approaches to measuring effective teaching. Although research has been unable to find strong links between observable teacher characteristics and a teacher's ability to improve student achievement, it has measuring teacher conscientiousness and its impact on students: insight from the measures of effective teaching longitudinal database. Many personal, family, and neighborhood factors contribute to a student's academic performance, but a large body of research suggests that, among school-related factors, teachers matter most what's less clear, however, is how to measure an individual teacher's effectiveness it's a complex topic, and there are many.
Citeseerx - document details (isaac councill, lee giles, pradeep teregowda): findings, and implications of the measures of effective teaching (met) project's random assignment study of teaching effectiveness measures a non-technical summary of the analysis is in the policy and practitioner brief, ensuring fair and.
The gates foundation's measures of effective teaching (met) project was a multi-year study of thousands of teachers in six school districts that concluded in january 2013 this review addresses two of the final met research papers one paper uses random assignment to test for bias in teachers'. Score gains of her students—as a measure of teaching effectiveness using data from six school districts, the initial report examines correlations between student survey responses and value- added scores computed both from state tests and from higher-order tests of conceptual understanding the study. Furthermore, one classes' ratings of a teacher were able to predict achievement gains in a separate class taught by the same teacher12 given the consistent findings of the research reviewed for this report, it is reasonable to conclude that student perception surveys can provide accurate measures of teacher effectiveness.