sec590 | Graduate
Secondary Student Teaching Part A
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Review/Wrap-Up of Student Teaching Experience
- Describe issues and discoveries from the student teaching experience.
- Review the relationships between the TPEs, and CalTPAs.
- Appraise any issues or concerns regarding the CalTPA Task 3: Assessing Learning Task.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses as a student teaching candidate.
- Evaluate student candidate subject matter knowledge.
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.
- Review the components and submission requirements for CalTPA: Task 3.
The Learning Environment
- Analyze the implications that contextual factors may have on learning and the learning climate
- Evaluate the methods of the classroom environment that contribute to positive learning experiences.
- Review various classroom arrangements and resources.
- Examine ethical issues and responsibilities of assessment.
- Review TPA Code of Honor, passing score requirements, and the University of Phoenix remediation plan.
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.
- Compare formative and summative assessments.
- Describe how technology might be used to promote learning experiences for students.
- Recommend options for students who do not have access to technology in their homes and classrooms.
Use of Assessments in the Classroom
- Evaluate various grade-appropriate assessment methods applicable for use with diverse learners.
- Summarize the rationale for aligning assessments to state and content standards.
- Examine ethical issues and responsibilities as they relate to assessments.
- Describe assessment modifications for diverse learners to achieve learning goals.
- Connect CalTPA Task 3 to designing appropriate assessments.
Interpretation of Assessments
- Analyze assessment results to determine student progress.
- Distinguish studentsâ academic strengths and areas for growth in relation to the learning goals.
- Analyze assessment results to plan or adapt instruction.
- Prepare appropriate feedback for students and/or studentsâ family members.
- Connect CalTPA 3 component to interpretation of assessment.
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.
Developing as a Professional Educator
- 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.
- Review areas of growth in candidate dispositions.
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