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Danielson and Marzano in Action

Danielson and Marzano in Action

Author: Ashley Sweatt

In this lesson, students explore tools and state models that incorporate the Danielson and Marzano Evaluation Frameworks.

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Notes on "Danielson and Marzano in Action"


(00:00 - 00:12) Introduction

(00:13 - 00:36) What Will You Learn Today?

(00:37 - 01:19) Why are Evaluation Models Similar?

(01:20 - 03:21) What are the Tools Needed for the Danielson Evaluation Model?

(03:22 - 05:08) What are the Tools Needed for the Marzano Evaluation Model?

(05:07 - 05:50) What Did You Learn Today?

(05:51 - 06:26) Reflection




Additional Resources

The Danielson Group: The Framework

This page has important and useful tools to carry out the Danielson Model. These tools include templates and connections to the Common Core State Standards.

Four Marzano Teacher Evaluation Domains

This is a helpful Marzano infographic that provides a detailed overview of the four domains.

Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument 

This report from the New York Department of Education details how the NYDOE fully adopted the Danielson Model for its teacher evaluation system.

Recognizing Educators Advancing Chicago Students

Chicago Public Schools adapted the Danielson Framework in the Teaching Practices section of the teacher evaluation because of its connections to the Common Core State Standards and focus on high standards for teachers and students. Teachers are evaluated on the four domains and 22 elements of the Danielson Model. In addition, teachers are evaluated on teacher practice, student growth, and student feedback.

Rhode Island Department of Education: Educator Evaluation

The Rhode Island Model adapted the Danielson Framework. The Model includes teacher observation, professional growth plans, student growth based on both state assessment data and the achievement of teacher established Student Learning Objectives (SLOs), and teacher feedback.

AchieveNJ: Teacher Evaluation

The New Jersey Model combines the domains and elements from the Danielson and Marzano Models. The evaluation model includes teacher practices, student achievement, and student growth.

Broward Instructional Development And Growth Evaluation System

Florida uses a Value Added Teacher Evaluation Model. This means it considers year-to year student growth on the state assessment model, as well as student, classroom, and school characteristics that impact student learning. Broward County has a state approved model that incorporates the Marzano rubrics as a required component of the observation of teacher practices.

Oklahoma Teacher Evaluation

Oklahoma has approved three different teacher evaluation models. The Marzano Evaluation Model is one of the three approved models. Oklahoma believes teacher evaluation should improve teacher effectiveness and increase student learning gains. The Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model connects elements in the evaluation model to student learning and achievement.