Supporting Induction Teachers’ Development Using Performance-Based Video Evidence Article
Richard E. West, Peter J. Rich, Brigham Young University, United States ; Craig E. Shepherd, University of Wyoming, United States ; Arthur Recesso, Michael J. Hannafin, University of Georgia, United States
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Volume 17, Number 3, ISSN 1059-7069 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Chesapeake, VA
This research study was designed to inform the development of a new teacher assessment model. The goal of the Teacher Success Model (TSM) initiative is to develop a systematic, evidence-informed statewide model for teacher assessment. While the initiative included all teachers, support professionals, and evaluators, this study focused on induction teachers and their mentors/administrators. Overall, our findings suggested that participants could find examples of key attributes in videos of teaching practice and that group reflection and discussion about the practices in the videos enabled everyone to develop their understanding of what constitutes evidence of effective teaching. Findings from this study will guide further development of the TSM assessment model into a multi-faceted, evidence-informed, teacher-participatory model of assessment appropriate for higher stakes decision-making.
West, R.E., Rich, P.J., Shepherd, C.E., Recesso, A. & Hannafin, M.J. (2009). Supporting Induction Teachers’ Development Using Performance-Based Video Evidence. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 17(3), 369-391. Chesapeake, VA: SITE.
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