Improving teacher quality: using the teacher work sample to make evidence-based decisions
Rowman & Littlefield Education, Jan 30, 2010 - Education - 245 pages
The teacher work sample (TWS) has become increasingly widely adopted as an end-of-program, performance-based assessment for student teachers. Improving Teacher Quality offers a comprehensive introduction to teacher work sample methodology for teacher educators, student teachers, student teacher supervisors, cooperating teachers, program coordinators, and school administrators.
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ability activities adaptations aligned with learning Analysis of Student analyze approach appropriate asked assessment data Assessment Plan assignments Bloom's Taxonomy challenging Chapter classroom completing a TWS completing the TWS components of fitness Contextual Factors section cooperating teachers criteria demonstrate dent described Design for Instruction discussion dribbling evaluate example exemplars field experience field-experience student formative assessment Ghostbusters goal kicking identify impact instructional decisions instructional strategies justify learning goals lesson modifications needs original TWS percent Perthes disease physical education physical fitness pilot study post assessment practice preservice teachers professional development quiz rationale Reflection and Self-Evaluation Renaissance Group revision rubric seven teaching processes soccer skills specific Standard The teacher student achievement student characteristics student learning student performance student teachers teacher candidates teacher education program tion TWS methodology TWS process TWS prompt TWS scores TWS Standard TWS-A TWSM TWSs understand unit writing