November 2012 . Volume 70. Number 3
Teacher Evaluation: EL
What’s Fair? What’s Effective?
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10 Keeping Improvement
Paul Mielke and Tony Frontier
Involving teachers in their own evaluation
keeps the focus on student learning.
14 The Two Purposes
of Teacher Evaluation
Robert J. Marzano
One purpose is measurement; the other is
improvement. How do we achieve both?
20 The Potential of Peer Review
Susan Moore Johnson
and Sarah E. Fiarman
To ensure that the “right” teachers are
retained, both assistance and evaluation
26 Beyond the Scoreboard
The good coach doesn’t just keep track of scores
but insists on guided practice.
32 Observing Classroom
How to conduct classroom observations with
integrity and skill.
38 How to Use Value-Added
Matthew Di Carlo
Research-based recommendations on how to
minimize mistakes with VAM.
44 The MET Project: The Wrong
$45 Million Question
Rachael Gabriel and Richard Allington
The Met project does not get at the heart
of teacher effectiveness.
50 Fine-Tuning Teacher
Three ideas for capturing a more accurate
picture of a teacher’s work.
54 The Fuzzy Scarlet Letter
Aaron M. Pallas
A report from New York on the mischief
of labeling teachers.