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  • Cooperating Teacher Resources | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    How do candidates use video to complete the edTPA Teacher Candidates are required to videotape a learning segment and submit it with the edTPA Video and other supporting materials will only be uploaded to a secure university network submission system This system is accessible only by faculty teacher candidates and Pearson Corporation More information can be found on the Pearson edTPA site www edtpa com What should School Districts and Cooperating Teachers know when accepting a teacher candidate Candidates must have the ability to complete the edTPA It is therefore essential that the placement give the candidate the opportunity to satisfy the requirements in the relevant edTPA handbook The candidate must be able to take sole responsibility for planning instruction and assessment of a particular class during the edTPA learning segment make videorecordings as needed and complete the edTPA within an acceptable timeframe What is a co teaching model of student teaching and how can it be used for the edTPA Many educator preparation programs are shifting to a co teaching model of student teaching where the cooperating teacher and student teacher plan collaboratively and share teaching responsibilities Co teaching can take a variety of forms one teaching while the other observes or assists students one teaching while the other works with a small group needing extra support or challenge both teaching as a team or in parallel at different stations both taking turns with the teaching of particular classes units lessons or activities and so on Co teaching provides extensive modeling and feedback for the student teacher while boosting student learning and sustaining a high quality of instruction in the cooperating teacher s classes Student teachers are still responsible for writing their own plans for instruction and may often teach on their own while the cooperating teacher attends to

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CEPS/edTPA/edTPAcoops/index.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • FAQ's for Cooperating Teachers | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    accomplished veteran teachers and was developed with input from teacher and teacher educators across the country Pearson Corporation scores the teacher candidate portfolios How do candidates use video to complete the edTPA Teacher Candidates are required to videotape a learning segment and submit it with the edTPA Video and other supporting materials will only be uploaded to a secure university network submission system This system is accessible only by faculty teacher candidates and Pearson Corporation More information can be found on the Pearson edTPA site www edtpa com What should School Districts and Cooperating Teachers know when accepting a teacher candidate Candidates must have the ability to complete the edTPA It is therefore essential that the placement give the candidate the opportunity to satisfy the requirements in the relevant edTPA handbook The candidate must be able to take sole responsibility for planning instruction and assessment of a particular class during the edTPA learning segment make videorecordings as needed and complete the edTPA within an acceptable timeframe What is a co teaching model of student teaching and how can it be used for the edTPA Many educator preparation programs are shifting to a co teaching model of student teaching where the cooperating teacher and student teacher plan collaboratively and share teaching responsibilities Co teaching can take a variety of forms one teaching while the other observes or assists students one teaching while the other works with a small group needing extra support or challenge both teaching as a team or in parallel at different stations both taking turns with the teaching of particular classes units lessons or activities and so on Co teaching provides extensive modeling and feedback for the student teacher while boosting student learning and sustaining a high quality of instruction in the cooperating teacher s classes Student teachers

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CEPS/edTPA/edTPAcoops/edTPAcoopfaq.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Faculty and Supervisor Resources | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    teaching recommended during final student teaching semester Unique content level handbooks are chosen by the program based on licensure area and student teaching placement The assessment asks the teacher candidate to plan instruct and assess a learning segment of 3 5 lessons in one class Candidates submit artifacts lesson plans instructional materials teaching videos assessments and sample student work and written commentaries as evidence of teaching readiness Professional scorers rate candidate performance in planning instruction and assessment using rubrics in the edTPA handbook for that subject area Where did the edTPA come from The edTPA was developed by the Stanford Center for Assessment Learning and Equity SCALE in partnership with the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education AACTE It is modeled after the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards assessments of accomplished veteran teachers and was developed with input from teacher and teacher educators across the country While SCALE is responsible for the edTPA handbooks rubrics and scorer training materials they have entered into an operational partnerships with Pearson to manage candidate registration and scoring of the edTPA More information can be found on the SCALE website at scale stanford edu teaching edtpa What does the edTPA cost The edTPA costs 300 which includes official scoring and score reporting to the candidate and to the program designated by the candidate during registration Additional score reports are 50 Retakes cost 100 for a single task planning instruction OR assessment or 300 for a complete edTPA How do candidates register for the edTPA Candidates register on the Pearson edTPA site www edtpa com and pay the registration fee How do candidates submit the edTPA Candidates use the submission procedure prescribed by their educator preparation program The edTPA can be submitted through the Pearson ePortfolio System or through an Integrated edTPA Platform

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CEPS/edTPA/edTPAfaculty/index.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Choice, Timing, & Placements | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    instruction and assessment of a particular class during the edTPA learning segment make video recordings as needed and complete the edTPA within an acceptable timeframe What is a co teaching model of student teaching and how can it be used for the edTPA Many educator preparation programs are incorporating a co teaching model of student teaching where the cooperating teacher and student teacher plan collaboratively and share teaching responsibilities Co teaching can take a variety of forms one teaching while the other observes or assists students one teaching while the other works with a small group needing extra support or challenge both teaching as a team or in parallel at different stations both taking turns with the teaching of particular classes units lessons or activities and so on Co teaching provides extensive modeling and feedback for the student teacher while boosting student learning and sustaining a high quality of instruction in the cooperating teacher s classes Student teachers are still responsible for writing their own plans for instruction and may often teach on their own while the cooperating teacher attends to other duties Student teachers will also need to take responsibility for planning instructing and assessing the class during the edTPA learning segment More information about co teaching can be found on the St Cloud State University website at www stcloudstate edu soe coteaching When should candidates complete the edTPA It is unlikely that all candidates in a program can complete the edTPA at the same time because the constraints of placements length classes units etc vary and because candidates may be ready at different times Candidates should know their classes well and be confident in their teaching ability before completing the edTPA but they should also submit the edTPA early enough to allow for remediation as needed It takes

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CEPS/edTPA/edTPAfaculty/edtpachoice.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Completing the edTPA | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    expand learning and perform successfully Candidates are asked to explain the academic language of the lessons being taught during the edTPA learning segment the ways they will ensure their students have adequate access and practice with the academic language and how they know their students understood that academic language Candidates need to know that academic language is more than just vocabulary terms and definitions Candidates might include terms and definitions within their instruction but must go beyond providing those to having their students complete work and activities to demonstrate that they can use those appropriately In addition there might be terms and context embedded in lessons that students in a class are assumed to know and understand For example if second graders are asked to complete a timed multiplication test the candidate needs to ensure that all of the students understand the term multiply and the term timed in the context of the expectation For some students this language will be familiar while for others especially English language learners it may not be In the edTPA candidates must show how their planning instruction and assessment support the development of academic language related to a particular objective and task in their learning segment Additional information about academic language can be found in the edTPA handbooks at http edtpa aacte org and through the SCALE video Academic Language video with Nicole Marino What should candidates record for their edTPA learning segment Candidates should record the complete learning segment so they are able to select the required number of unedited videoclips that demonstrate the evidence called for in the rubrics It is helpful to have one video focus more on the teacher delivering instruction while another focuses more on students engaging in learning activities with teacher guidance and feedback Focus students should be

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CEPS/edTPA/edTPAfaculty/edtpacompleting.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Scores, Retakes, and Data | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    edTPA Choice Timing Placements Completing the edTPA Scores Retakes and Data Supporting Candidates CEPS Home Scores Retakes and Data What is the passing score for the edTPA Scores range from 15 to 75 15 rubrics with ratings 1 5 The 2013 field test report recommends that states set a passing score in the range 39 42 Wisconsin will set a passing score in June 2016 based on data from 2015 16 when all candidates will complete the edTPA for program review All candidates who complete an educator preparation program after August 31 2016 will have to achieve the state passing score on the edTPA to be eligible for initial licensure Until that time educator preparation programs will need to determine whether each candidate s performance on the edTPA provides sufficient evidence of meeting program standards for certification for licensure What if a candidate doesn t pass the edTPA Candidates who do not meet their institution s or the state s passing requirements may register to re take a single task 100 fee or the full edTPA 300 fee Retake instructions for candidates and guidelines for retake decision making for programs are available on the Pearson edTPA site www edtpa com Candidates should take particular care to address every point in the commentary prompts and to provide evidence directly related to the criteria in the rubrics How should educator preparation programs use the edTPA for program improvement Pearson will provide each program with a summary report of candidate scores Programs should analyze this data for patterns and follow up with their own local evaluation by education faculty and preferred cooperating teachers where possible of selected edTPA tasks or components to gain deeper insight into student preparation and performance Program faculty should discuss these findings and use them as a basis for

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CEPS/edTPA/edTPAfaculty/edtpascores.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Supporting Candidates | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    University supervisors play a key role in determining a candidate s readiness to teach and as such should be discussing areas of strength and points of concern they have for their teacher candidates What does the University Supervisor need to communicate to the cooperating teacher What the edTPA is and why candidates need to complete it this important conversation should occur during the initial triad meeting early in semester quarter That the edTPA will require candidates to plan instruct and assess students on their own Candidates needs to begin planning for the edTPA early choosing the week for the segment and lessons This will mean that candidates will need to gather evidence for student performance before planning the segment lessons Candidates knowledge and understanding of students learning needs should be prompted and facilitated in a timely manner Cooperating teachers should be provided a copy of Frequently Asked Questions about Student Teaching and the edTPA for Cooperating Teachers University Supervisors should review this information with them and respond to questions that arise How can the cooperating teacher support candidates In the weeks leading up to the edTPA the cooperating teacher can help the candidate get to know the students build confidence as a teacher and choose a class topic and focus students for the edTPA learning segment During the learning segment 3 5 class days the cooperating teacher should give the candidate full responsibility for planning teaching and assessing the class In the week or two after the learning segment the cooperating teacher should be aware that the candidate will need time to select videoclips write commentaries and submit the edTPA for scoring in addition to student teaching duties The timeline for candidate submission of the edTPA for scoring will be guided by the educator preparation program and must be adhered to in order to assure completion of all certification requirements How can the educator preparation program support candidates Educator preparation programs should select the appropriate edTPA handbook from the DPI approved list to match the candidate s certification area and student teaching placement At the start of the semester the program should provide the candidate with the edTPA handbook and the Making Good Choices guide available on the Pearson edTPA site www edtpa com Programs can help candidates succeed by teaching and using edTPA terminology practicing tasks with formative feedback in courses leading up to student teaching providing student teachers with handbooks and a timeline for completing the edTPA helping candidates become familiar with the edTPA requirements and rubrics discussing edTPA tasks and samples in a student teaching seminar encouraging peer feedback on clarity and completeness of responses and providing logistical and technical support for videorecording and uploading Programs may not tell candidates which videos to use or what to write and under no circumstances may faculty edit or upload candidates materials Examples of appropriate and inappropriate support are spelled out in the document Guidelines for Supporting Candidates Completing edTPA available on the Pearson edTPA site www edtpa com How

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  • Walker D. Wyman Education Building | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
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