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6 Degrees of Preparation. Mentoring Teacher Candidates through the Teacher Performance Assessment Kathleen Ofstedal - St. Cloud State University April 2011. Topics. Creating a Positive Cohort Mentality Setting the Stage for the TPA Format of the TPA Separating into Manageable Sections

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6 Degrees of Preparation

  • Mentoring Teacher Candidates through the

  • Teacher Performance Assessment

  • Kathleen Ofstedal - St. Cloud State University

  • April 2011


Topics

  • Creating a Positive Cohort Mentality

  • Setting the Stage for the TPA

  • Format of the TPA

  • Separating into Manageable Sections

  • Section by Section Tips for Mentoring


Cohort Mentality

  • An educational cohort is a group of students who, in this case, work together toward completing a TPA. 

  • Can be positive or negative - this depends on you!

  • Provides built-in support, knowing that they are not alone.

  • The sense of community, tangible supports, and solid new friendships provide an incentive to come to class and finish. 


Cohort Building Activity

  • First Day

  • To disclose personal information to class as appropriate

  • Builds trust

  • Leadership begins to emerge

  • http://www.growyourownteachers.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=68&Itemid=70


Setting the Stage

  • Teaching is an Art and a Science

  • Hard Copy of Handbook

  • 3-ring Binder

  • Vocabulary

  • TPA is not an assignment, separate from their student teaching


Format & Process

  • Format of TPA

  • Process for mentoring in class/seminars

  • Assessing candidates’ progress


TPA Sections

  • Have candidates turn in work weekly

  • Do not allow them to get behind

    • Give points for each section turned in on time

    • Late sections lose points


Section by Section Tips


Context for Learning


Planning Instruction


Assessing Student Learning


Instructing and EngagingStudents in Learning


Academic Language


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