Getting Ready for edTPATM Jennie Whitcomb University of Colorado at Boulder The edTPA trademarks are owned by The Board of Trustees of the.

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Getting Ready for edTPATM
Jennie Whitcomb
University of Colorado at Boulder
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Menu of Webinars:
Getting Ready for edTPATM Series
Webinar Focus
Audience
① Seeing the Big Picture
Teacher Candidate
School Partners
University Supervisor
② Using edTPA Handbook as a
Resource
Teacher Candidate
University Supervisor
③ Organizing for Success
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Teacher Candidate
School Partners
University Supervisor
Getting Ready for edTPA
PART I
Seeing the Big Picture
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Developing a national performance standard
Pause and Ponder
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
What do you want to show others
about your teaching knowledge,
skills and abilities?

What do you want others to know
about your good teaching?

What would you collect as
evidence to showcase your
strengths and abilities?
Successful teachers...

Engage students in active learning

Create intellectually ambitious tasks

Use a variety of teaching strategies

Assess student learning
 Continuously
 Adapt teaching to student needs

Create effective scaffolds and supports

Provide clear standards, constant feedback,
and opportunities for revising work

Develop and effectively manage a
collaborative classroom in which all
students have membership
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What is edTPA?
The Cocktail Party Definition
The Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) is a student
centered multiple measure assessment of teaching.
It is designed to be educative and predictive of effective
teaching and student learning.
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Rigorous Entry into Profession
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Educative Assessment:
What will I learn?
①
②
③
④
⑤
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Gauge strengths &
weaknesses
Reflect on craft of teaching &
impact on student learning
Synthesize & make
connections between
research/ideas and your
practice
Technology skills
Prepare job interviews &
teacher evaluation
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Evidence of Teaching Practice:
Artifacts & Commentaries
Task 1: Planning
• Instructional and social
context
Task 2: Instruction
• Video Clips
• Instruction Commentary
• Lesson plans
• Instructional materials,
student assignments
• Planning Commentary
Analysis of Teaching Effectiveness
Academic Language Development
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Task 3: Assessment
• Analysis of whole class
assessment
• Analysis of learning and
feedback to THREE
students
• Assessment
Commentary
Evaluation Criteria & Rubrics
Components of
Teaching Practice
①
②
③
④
⑤
15 Rubrics
Planning
Instruction
Assessment
Analyzing Teaching
Academic Language
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What role does edTPA play in licensure?
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Summative assessment
Multiple measure system
Institution and/or state
policy sets
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passing score expectations
consequences for not
passing
What do employers think about edTPA?

Employer’s knowledge
varies by district & state
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Include succinct
description on resume

Provide pithy examples in
job interviews
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Thank you!
Questions? Contact: [email protected]
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