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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Works: 469 works in 666 publications in 2 languages and 11,050 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Biographies  Periodicals  Handbooks and manuals  Literature  Surveys  Examinations 
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Classifications: RA643.8, 362.1969792
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Improving teaching effectiveness : implementation : the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching through 2013-2014 by Brian M Stecher( )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To improve the U.S. education system through more-effective classroom teaching, in school year 2009--2010, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced the Intensive Partnership for Effective Teaching sites. The Intensive Partnerships Initiative is based on the premise that efforts to improve instruction can benefit from high-quality measures of teaching effectiveness. The initiative seeks to determine whether a school can implement a high-quality measure of teaching effectiveness and use it to support and manage teachers in ways that improve student outcomes. This approach is consistent with broader national trends in which performance-based teacher evaluation is increasingly being mandated at state and local levels. To test the theory in practice, the foundation sought partnership sites. It selected three school districts -- Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida, Shelby County Schools in Tennessee, and Pittsburgh Public Schools in Pennsylvania. The foundation also selected four charter management organizations -- Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Aspire Public Schools, Green Dot Public Schools, and the Partnerships to Uplift Communities, all in California. To evaluate Intensive Partnership implementation, researchers from the RAND Corporation and the American Institutes for Research interviewed annually central-office staff at each site and teachers and other staff in a sample of schools for each site. They also used data from annual teacher and school-leader surveys and documents that the sites and the foundation provided. This report summarizes the implementation status of key reform elements at each site when the Intensive Partnerships initiative launched and five years later in the spring of 2014"--
Competency-based education in three pilot programs : examining implementation and outcomes by Jennifer L Steele( )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 2011, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation created the Project Mastery grant program to support competency-based education initiatives in large school systems that serve a high proportion of disadvantaged youth. Competency-based education meets students where they are academically, provides students with opportunities for choice, and awards credit for evidence of learning, not for the time students spend studying a subject. The Foundation asked RAND to evaluate these efforts in terms of implementation, students' experiences, and student performance. This report presents final results from that evaluation, offering an overview of competency-based education and the Project Mastery grant projects and describing the implementation of competency-based educational features under each project. The report concludes with six lessons for policy, partnerships, and practice."--"Abstract" on web page
Better feedback for better teaching : a practical guide to improving classroom observations by Jeff Archer( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A practical, research-based guide for ensuring trustworthy classroom observations that provide teachers with meaningful feedback Better Feedback for Better Teaching is an essential resource for school, district, and state, leaders committed to high-quality classroom observations. This practical guide outlines the knowledge and skills classroom observers need to identify and help develop effective teaching, and explains how leaders can best facilitate the development of classroom observers. The best way to ensure high quality instruction in every classroom is to provide teachers with accurate, constructive feedback on practices proven to enhance student learning. Skilled classroom observers help teachers do their best work, so that they can guide students to their greatest potential. Better Feedback for Better Teaching provides helpful, reliable strategies from leading experts and practitioners involved in the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, which carried out one of the largest, most influential studies of classroom observations to date. Among the many topics covered, Better Feedback for Better Teaching describes how to: -Build a shared vision of effective teacher feedback among observers -Ensure a common understanding of a classroom observation tool -Train observers to collect objective evidence from a lesson, efficiently and free of bias -Leverage data to improve how observers are trained and supported This comprehensive resource includes helpful starting points, as well as tips to refine techniques and address new challenges. Each section combines clear explanations of key ideas with concrete, adaptable examples and strategies. Self-assessments are included to help you quickly rank current needs and find the most relevant solutions. Filled with valuable, practical tools, Better Feedback for Better Teaching helps educators cultivate high-quality classroom observations that improve teaching and learning"--Publisher's description
Pandemic : facing AIDS( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This theatrical version of the HBO series takes us around the globe to reveal stories of people who have been touched by AIDS: James (Uganda), a seven-year-old orphan who is taking care of his little sister Jessica; Sergei and Lena (Russia), young parents whose previous drug use has left them HIV-positive; Nagaraj and Bhanu (India), a young family facing life with AIDS in a small village, Alex (Brazil), a 27-year-old gay man who is trying to rebuild his health and get back to living a full and productive life; and Lek (Thailand), a former sex worker
Opportunity for all : how library policies and practices impact public Internet access by Samantha Becker( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LAK 2012 : proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge : April 29-May 2, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada by Shane Dawson( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AIDS Sutra : untold stories from India by A Chauduri( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"India is home to almost three million HIV cases, but AIDS is still stigmatized and shrouded in denial. It is stigma that leads to discrimination against HIV positive people in hospitals, schools, and even among families. Most importantly stigma fuels the belief that HIV is not our disease, but a disease of the other." "In this anthology some of India's best-known writers go on the road to tell the human stories behind the Indian epidemic and get to know this other: Kiran Desai travels to the coast of Andhra Pradesh, where the sex workers are considered the most desirable; Salman Rushdie meets members of Mumbai's transgender community; William Dalrymple encounters the devadasis, women who have been "married" to a temple goddess and thus are deemed acceptable for transactional sex. These writers travel the country to talk to housewives, vigilantes, gay men living double lives, police, and sex workers. Together their stories make up a complex - and gripping - picture of AIDS in India: who it's affecting, how, and why. Eye-opening, hard-hitting, and moving, AIDS Sutra presents a side of India rarely seen before."--BOOK JACKET
Gates open research( )

in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ensuring effective instruction : how do I improve teaching using multiple measures? by Vicki Phillips( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with practical ideas for getting started at both the school and district levels, Phillips and Olson remind us that the best way to evaluate teaching performance is to use a balanced approach that includes multiple measures
Your public library : keeping your community connected( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimonies by library patrons and staff praise a variety of library services in Sutter County, CA ; Seattle ; Chicago ; Georgetown County, SC; and Memphis. Focuses on contributions of public libraries in promoting equal access to information technology and other library services to all in our communities
Determining the global health impact of improved diagnostic technologies for the developing world( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long overdue : a fresh look at public attitudes about libraries in the 21st century by Public Agenda Foundation( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans prize public library service and see libraries as potential solutions to many communities' most pressing problems, from universal access to computers to the need for better options for keeping teens safe and productive. But few Americans are aware of the increasingly tenuous financial picture faced by many libraries. Public Agenda examines attitudes about libraries in our latest study, "Long Overdue," prepared with support from the Americans for Libraries Council and funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The report includes the results of a national survey of the general public as well as interviews with national and local civic leaders
Evergreen : bringing information resources to rural China : Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Access to Learning Award recipient 2004 by Geoffrey Z Liu( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This case study outlines how CERLS is using the public school infrastructure in rural China to introduce computer and information literacy."--Preface
The computer companion : twenty-eight practical lessons for individual & classroom use( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public libraries and the Internet 2006 : study results and findings( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opportunity for all : how the American public benefits from internet access at U.S. libraries by Samantha Becker( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report "outlines the first part of the research, describing the characteristics of people who use public access computers and Internet connections, the types of use they engage in, and the impact that use has on their own lives, that of their families and friends, and the communities they live in."
Shidhulai Swarnivar Sangstha : bringing information technology to rural Bangladesh by boat by Arshad Mahmud( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measures of effective teaching : Section-level analytical files, 2009-2011( )

15 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The MET project is based on two premises: First, a teacher's evaluation should depend to a significant extent on his/her students' achievement gains; second, any additional components of the evaluation (e.g., classroom observations) should be valid predictors of student achievement gain
Human centered design : toolkit by IDEO (Firm)( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HCD Toolkit was designed specifically for NGOs and social enterprises that work with impoverished communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
Improving teaching effectiveness : access to effective teaching : the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching through 2013-2014 by Matthew D Baird( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As part of its effective-teaching initiative, Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with three urban school districts across the United States and a group of four charter management organizations to undertake a set of strategic human-capital reforms. The reforms are intended to improve teachers' overall effectiveness and to ensure that low-income minority (LIM) students have access to highly effective teachers. Lack of access to effective teaching has been identified as a possible contributor to the well-documented achievement gap between LIM students and their more-advantaged peers. This report attends to the distribution of effective teachers within and across schools in the Intensive Partnership sites. The authors first examine the trends in the distribution of effective teachers between LIM students and other students. They also examine whether any of a variety of mechanisms can explain changes in LIM students' access to effective teaching. These mechanisms include increasing the percentage of LIM students whom effective teachers teach, increasing the effectiveness of teachers with large percentages of LIM students, and replacing less effective teachers of LIM students with more-effective teachers."--
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Better feedback for better teaching : a practical guide to improving classroom observations
Better feedback for better teaching : a practical guide to improving classroom observationsAIDS Sutra : untold stories from IndiaHuman centered design : toolkitImproving teaching effectiveness : access to effective teaching : the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching through 2013-2014No such thing as a free gift : the Gates foundation and the price of philanthropyBill and Melinda GatesBill Gates : Microsoft founder and philanthropist
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