Much research has been done on the topic of teacher effectiveness. Below you will find some of the works that have informed the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System here in Kentucky.
PGES is informed by The MET Project. The goal of the MET study was to find out how evaluation methods can best be used to tell teachers more about the skills that make them most effective and to help districts identify great teaching.
Feedback for Better Teaching
Working with Teachers to Develop Fair and Reliable Measures of Teaching
Gathering Feedback for Teaching
Foundations of Observation
Ensuring Accurate Feedback from Observations
Asking Students About Teaching Executive Summary
Asking Sudents About Teaching
PGES Annotated Bibliography
A View From the Seats