(00:00 - 00:09) Introduction
(00:10 - 00:32) What Will You Learn Today?
(00:33 - 01:29) How is Teacher Quality Measured?
(01:30 - 02:59) How is Teacher Quality Related to Socioeconomic Status?
(03:00 - 04:39) How do Teacher Certifications Affect Teacher Quality?
(04:40 - 05:11) What are the Effects of Teacher Evaluation?
(05:12 - 05:56) What Did You Learn Today?
(05:57 - 06:20) Reflection
Teacher Quality and Student Achievement: A Review of State Policy Evidence
This article by Linda Darling Hammond connects teacher effectiveness to student achievement. The research in this article is cited in her most recent text, The Flat World and Education: How America's Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future (2011).
Teachers Matter: Understanding Teachers' Impact on Student Achievement
This publication offers a review of research outlining the impact of teacher effectiveness on student achievement. It emphasizes the need to carry out teacher evaluation practices to develop highly-effective teachers.
MET (Measures of Effective Teachers) Project
This is the official website of The MET Project, a research partnership between 3,000 teacher volunteers and independent researchers. The project's goal was determine how to measure teacher effectiveness through evaluation in a way that could help teachers become more effective in turn.
Multiple Measures of Effective Teaching
This Teaching Channel video outlines how teachers can improve their effectiveness through observation, coaching, and student feedback. It is aligned to the MET Project measures of teacher effectiveness.