Improving Teacher Quality: Using the Teacher Work Sample to Make Evidence-Based Decisions

Improving Teacher Quality: Using the Teacher Work Sample to Make Evidence-Based Decisions

by John Henning, Frank Kohler, Victoria Robinson, Barry Wilson
     
 

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607091851
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
01/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgements Part 3 Introduction Part 4 The Rationale for Adoption Chapter 5 An Overview of TWSM Part 6 The TWS Prompt Chapter 7 The TWS Prompt: Planning Processes Chapter 8 The TWS Prompt: Assessment and Reflection Processes Part 9 Building a TWS Culture Chapter 10 Building a TWS Culture Chapter 11 Establishing a Valid and Reliable Scoring Process Part 12 The Role of the TWS in Program Improvement Chapter 13 Teaching to the TWS Chapter 14 Conducting Research with TWS Data Part 15 Future Directions Chapter 16 Revising the TWS Chapter 17 Future Possibilities Part 18 References

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