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Foundations of Observation: Considerations for Developing a Classroom Observation System That Helps Districts Achieve Constant and Accurate Scores

Author(s):
Joe, Jilliam N.; Tocci, Cynthia M.; Holtzman, Steven; Williams, Jean
Publication Year:
2013
Source:
MET Project Policy and Practice Brief
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
31
Subject/Key Words:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Classroom Observation Teachniques Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Teacher Assessment Teacher Effectiveness Teacher Evaluation Validity

Abstract

This paper, written by members of the ETS team that built the MET project’s observation scoring system, offers guidance to school system leaders on the elements of observer training and assessment that can produce accurate and reliable results for teachers.

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