Rachel Garrett is a principal researcher at American Institutes for Research with a focus on quantitative analysis and methodology. Her areas of research include educator effectiveness, English learners, math learning and instruction, and educational applications of technology. Garrett serves as the project director for a randomized efficacy study of a technology-enhanced, extended-time Algebra I program, and the principal investigator of research with an urban school district focused on improving educational outcomes for English Learners. Garrett also examines how well teacher effectiveness is measured using classroom observation scores.
How professional learning improves teacher and student outcomes: Examining the evidenceThis webinar will examine what we know from research about the relationship between effective professional learning and improved teaching and learning outcomes. See examples of how states, districts, and schools document the ways in which their professional learning leads to improvement. Gain strategies to determine if professional learning is having […]
Study links standards with teacher and student outcomesWhen Learning Forward approached the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders at the American Institutes for Research about partnering on a research review for Standards for Professional Learning, we jumped at the chance. We were excited to apply our expertise in research methods to help build the field’s knowledge about […]