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John Hattie’s 7 Mind Frames of Learning

John Hattie writes about the 7 Mind Frames of Learning in his book Visible Learning for Teachers (2012). If you don’t have the book, I would suggest getting it.  Until then, you can read a great summary published on the Education Week blog by clicking here. Very generally speaking, the 7 Mind Frames …

Analyzing My Results: DEA-C

You can find the documents below that support the confidence based marking approach and “Analyzing My Results” process from the Classroom Assessment for Student Learning (see below) book focusing on formative assessment. I have linked the answer sheets for 3rd and 4th Math, RLA, and Science as well as the …

Confidence Based Marking & DEA

If you are familiar with the Visible Learning research of John Hattie, you are probably aware that the number one influence on student achievement is “self report grades / student expectations.”  The gist of this is that the student knows what he knows and knows what he doesn’t know and …

Visible Learning – Web Resource

I have posted before about the educational research of John Hattie and even held a few PLCs at the Coaches’ meetings last year around his research. There is now a website that has some great resources available to assist with understanding the “influences” he has identified on academic achievement.  Not …

TNTP: “Perspectives of Irreplaceable Teachers”

The New Teacher Project (TNTP), founded in 1997 by teachers, is a national non-profit that has been integral in a number of key policies and initiatives including Race To The Top.  They are also behind the Teaching Fellows program which is designed to recruit and support highly effective, new teachers. …

Use of Student Surveys for Teacher Evaluation

[This information came via email on 2/21/2013 from the TN DOE. The web version of the email is accessible here.] A number of districts* have decided to pilot student surveys this spring and for the 2013-14 academic year. Student surveys were an important component of the Measures of Effective Teaching study …

“Visible Learning”

In the Coaches PLC today, I referenced some educational research by John Hattie, Professor of Education and Director of Visible Learning Labs at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His synthesis of educational research can be found in his book: Visible Learning:  A Synthesis of over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to …