TIA Teacher Observation

 
 
TIA Main Page Frequently Asked Questions TIA General Resources Student Grwoth Teacher Observation Teacher Leadership

Teacher Observation Resources

General Information

The goal of the teacher observation component of a district’s local teacher designation system is to ensure that teacher observation ratings are…
Valid:
  • Accurately reflect the true effectiveness of each teacher
  • Correlated with student growth data
Reliable:
  • Evaluations across the district are consistent regardless of the appraiser, campus, subject or grade level
 
HCISD will continue to use T-TESS to measure teacher effectiveness. 
 
 
Teacher Handbook T-TESS Rubric Performance Standards
 
 
T-TESS DOMAIN RESOURCES
 
Domain 1
Planning
Domain 2
Instruction
Domain 3
Learning Environment
Domain 4
Professional Practices and Responsibilities
Teaching & Learning Framework (TLF) Lead 4 Ward Instructional Strategies Playlist (All) Benefits of Greeting Students Educators Code of Ethics
TLF Video lead4ward Sentence Frames-Thinking Stems Ask 3 Before Me Employee Handbook
Planning Transformational Lessons lead4ward Sentence Frames-Thinking Stems (Spanish) Classroom Management Strategies Teacher Self Reflection
What are the 4 Cs? What is Differentiation? Student Motivation  
Planning for Assessment Differentiated Instruction for Reading Classroom Decor Checklist  
Formative Assessment Strategies      
lead4ward quickchecks      
 
 
Note: Utilizing a particular resource or strategy does not indicate that a dimension is being addressed. The teacher or administrator must examine the level of rigor at which the strategy is incorporated.