Teacher Performance Assessment and Accountability Reforms: by Julie H. Carter, Hilary A. Lochte

By Julie H. Carter, Hilary A. Lochte

This ebook offers a number of views at the twin fight that instructor educators at present face as they make experience of edTPA whereas getting ready their pre-service academics for this excessive stakes instructor examination. The adoption of nationalized instructor functionality assessments has raised issues in regards to the effect of company pursuits in instructor schooling, the objectivity of nationalized instructing criteria, and finally the overarching political and fiscal pursuits shaping the method, structure, and nature of overview itself. via an arc of scholarship from quite a few views, this publication explores a number of questions on the pursuits and pursuits at paintings within the roll out of the edTPA evaluate and offers voice to these most influenced by means of those coverage alterations, instructor educators, and instructor schooling students.

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