http://www.nnstoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Right-Trajectory-FINAL.pdf In this paper, we designed a study to let state teachers of the year review current (Common-Core) and previous state tests and give us feedback on which ones they preferred. There were panels from states using both PARCC and Smarter Balanced, and participants from states using neither test.
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Ohio RESA Tier II Professional Teaching Licensure Assessment. Subcontractor to Teachscape. (June 2013-present; see http://www.ohioresa.com/ ). Primary responsibilities include support of instrument design; software specification and testing; scoring design and supervision; technical quality design, data collection, and report review
Link: http://www.metproject.org/downloads/MET_Master_Coding_Brief.pdf MET Project–Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation September 2013 Describes how to recruit, train, and organize a group of master coders to align video of classroom instruction with the components of an observation rubric to support observer training and assessment.
Link: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118834356.html ) Eds: Thomas Kane, Kerri Kerr, Robert Pianta, July 2014, Jossey-Bass Chapter 16: Optimizing Resources to Maximize Student Gains Catherine A. McClellan, John R. Donoghue, and Robert Pianta In this study, data were simulated to investigate the effects on student learning of two interventions: professional development (PD) and student-teacher assignment. The assumptions made as… Read more »
Link: http://www.tnconsortium.org/data/files/gallery/ContentGallery/Evaluation_of_TEAM_Rubric_Report.pdf Complete evaluation of Tennessee’s TEAM teacher evaluation rubric.
Link: http://evidencepro.org/ September 2012 Some video clips of me facilitating and participants discussing the experience from the AFT/RIFT/NYSUT master coding boot camp. The teams were amazing, I learned so much from them, and it was so much fun!
Link: http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/courses/ July 2013 The NEA Foundation online courses will build and strengthen the capacity of district and union leaders by providing tools that promote labor–management collaboration as a tool for systems change. The free courses are developed by content experts in the field and utilize a rich selection of resources and activities. In Course… Read more »
Link: http://www.teachscape.com/resources/teacher-effectiveness-research/2012/02/teacher-evaluator-training-and-certification.html Teachscape Practitioner’s Series March 2012 Authors: Catherine McClellan, Mark Atkinson, Charlotte Danielson This paper examines the issues around training evaluators to complete observations of complex classroom sessions, as well as evaluating observation skills for certification.
Link: http://www.ets.org/Media/Research/pdf/RD_Connections13.pdf ETS February 2010 A short, non-technical paper on constructed-response scoring. The risks and value of such items on assessments are discussed, as well as ways to assure high quality and comparable data.
Link: http://www.admission.org/who-we-are/thinktank/think-tank-special-report-2013/index.aspx June 2013 Recognizing that the independent school admission industry’s nomenclature now includes such words as “grit,” “perseverance,” and “self-efficacy,” SSATB convened a Think Tank on the Future of Assessment to study and review the emerging science of non-cognitive character assessment and to consider the many forces (demographic, financial, technical) which are changing our… Read more »