NYCDOE educators can access ARIS Learn by logging into ARIS (using your DOE id and password) and clicking on the “Learn” tab at the top of the page.
The project made use of a broad array of measures (including video, student surveys, and student assessments) in a study involving more than 600 NYCDOE teachers in 82 schools and more than 3,000 teachers nationally.
The MET Project Extension, taking place during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years, builds on the foundation of inquiry and data collection begun with the MET Project. MET Extension is focusing on one particular aspect of the original set of measures: the capture of digital videos of classroom instruction. MET Extension is using a new generation of video technology to create a library of videos that will be made available to practitioners and researchers for professional development and research use.
Visit the MET Project website for more information, including policy briefs and research reports based on project findings.
UFT Teacher CenterThe United Federation of Teachers (UFT) Teacher Center offers professional development programs to promote NYC teacher excellence and academic achievement for all students.
EngageNY (New York State Department of Education)Learn more about New York State education law 3012-c and find teaching and learning resources for districts, school leaders, and teachers on the New York State Education Department’s web-based resource center.
Teacher Evaluation Playbook (a project of Hope Street Group)Offers strategies for effective educator reform to state policymakers, and ideas for how to get involved for school administrators, union leaders, and teachers.
Educators 4 ExcellenceEducators 4 Excellence (E4E), a teacher-led organization, works to ensure that the voices of classroom teachers are included in the creation of policies that shape our classrooms and careers.
Teach PlusTeach Plus is an organization supporting early-career teachers to improve outcomes for children in urban communities and strengthen the teaching profession.
The CollaboratoryThe Collaboratory is the Center for Teaching Quality’s virtual community focused on teacher-led transformation of schools and the profession. Their website offers reports on teacher effectiveness work from across the United States.
VIVA ProjectThe Viva Project seeks to engage with individual teachers to gain insight into how public classrooms and schools work best. Their website highlights findings from teacher “idea exchanges” on issues related to teacher effectiveness work.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - College-Ready Education ProgramsThe Gates Foundation is engaged in partnerships with school districts across the country to support career- and college-readiness. New York City has participated in the Gates Foundation’s Measures of Effective Teaching research project since 2009.
National Council on Teacher QualityA non-partisan research and policy group, the National Council on Teacher Quality spreads information to “[increase] public awareness about the…institutions that have the greatest impact on teacher quality: states, teacher preparation programs, school districts, and teachers unions.”
The Education Commission of the States issue page on Evaluation and Effectiveness The Education Commission of the States, committed to “enlighten, equip, and engage,” provides this database on education issues, including teacher evaluation and development. A research library and compendium of state efforts provide further information.
The Center for the Future of Teaching and LearningLocated in California, the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning focuses on “working to improve education for all students by strengthening the teaching profession.”
Research on Teacher EffectivenessLearn more about the research that supports the work being done in New York City to implement a new model of teacher evaluation and development.