eed490ca | undergraduate
Elementary Student Teaching, Seminar I
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The Learning Environment
- Review various classroom arrangements and resources.
- Examine how learning environments apply to CalTPA Task Three.
- Evaluate the aspects of the classroom environment that contribute to positive learning experiences.
- Analyze the implications contextual factors may have on learning and the learning climate.
- Compare and contrast various methods of classroom management.
California Teaching Performance Assessment Policies and Procedures for University of Phoenix
- Apply Teaching Performance Assessment Code of Honor.
- Review passing score requirements.
- Review the University of Phoenix remediation plan.
Interpretation of Assessments
- Connect CalTPA Task Three components to interpreting assessments.
- Distinguish students’ academic strengths and areas for growth in relation to the learning goals.
- Analyze assessment results to determine student progress.
- Analyze assessment results to plan or adapt instruction.
- Prepare appropriate feedback for students and family members.
Developing as a Professional Educator
- Review areas of growth in candidate dispositions.
- Outline the responsibility for student learning outcomes.
- Evaluate the results of the assessment to improve assessment skills.
- Evaluate the results of the assessment to improve teaching effectiveness.
Assessing Learning Task
- Review submission requirements for CalTPA Task Three.
- Evaluate how responses to CalTPA Task Three are scored.
- Review the purpose of CalTPA Task Three.
- Review the components, process, and timeline of CalTPA Task Three.
- Summarize the steps for completing CalTPA Task Three.
- Identify the relationship of the TPEs to CalTPA Task Three.
Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students
- Collect information about selected students.
- Identify goals for student learning based on state and content standards.
- Plan an assessment relating to content area and subject matter based on state and content standards.
- Review assessment development.
- Compare and contrast formative and summative assessments.
The Student Teaching Experience
- Review the procedures, expectations, and requirements for student teaching.
- Review the Teaching Performance Expectations and how they must be implemented for student teaching success.
- Examine expectations of the formal student teaching observation process.
- Analyze the attributes of an effective cooperating teacher and student teacher relationship.
- Identify stress management techniques and strategies.
- Examine the importance of appropriate attire for the professional educator.
Use of Assessments in the Classroom
- Identify appropriate methods of assessment.
- Evaluate the usability and applicability of a variety of assessment methods.
- Summarize the rationale for aligning assessments to state and content standards.
- Examine ethical issues and responsibilities as they relate to assessments.
- Identify CalTPA Task Three steps aligning the use of classroom assessments.
Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning
- Define developmentally appropriate assessment methods.
- Describe assessment modifications for students with special needs or abilities.
- Describe assessment modifications for English language learners.
- Design assessment modifications for students with special needs or abilities to achieve learning goals.
- Design assessment modifications for English language learners to achieve learning goals.
- Connect CalTPA Task Three components for designing appropriate assessments.
Review/Wrap up of Student Teaching Experience
- Describe issues and discoveries from the student teaching experience.
- Evaluate the results of the midterm evaluation to determine opportunities for growth.
- Review the relationships between the domains, TPEs, and CalTPAs.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses as a student teaching candidate.
- Evaluate student candidate subject matter knowledge.
- Appraise any issues or concerns regarding CalTPA Task Three.
Reflection on Assessment Implementation
- Summarize what has been learned about the assessment process.
- Explain how the assessment process drives instruction.
- Explain how the assessment process provides evidence of student learning.
- Explain how the assessment process provides evidence of teacher effectiveness.
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