A teacher certification guide for the new edTPA portfolio-based assessment The edTPA Assessment measures teachers' ability to develop lesson plans and adjust them to the needs of their students, to teach in the classroom, and to analyze whether their students are learning. Teacher candidates must submit a video of themselves at work in a real classroom setting in order to pass. A growing number of states are implementing the edTPA Assessment. 9 states have edTPA policies in place: New York, Washington, Oregon, Georgia, Tennessee, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Hawaii 4 additional states are in the process of implementing the edTPA Assessment: California, Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts Some programs in the following 21 states plus D.C. use the edTPA Assessment to evaluate teacher classroom performance: Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona
This completely updated and revised book features all the new tests prospective teachers in New York State must take in order to receive their teacher certification. It includes the Educating All Students (EAS) Test, the Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST), the NEW Elementary Early Childhood CSTs, and the edTPA Overview. In the pages of this comprehensive preparation manual, test-takers will find: Two full-length EAS Tests Two full-length ALST Tests One NEW Elementary/Early Childhood full-length Test One edTPA overview Fully-explained answers for every single test Proven selected response and constructed response strategies Computerized Test-taking strategies Targeted review for each test With help from Barron's NYSTCE, teachers will get the help they need to pass all the new tests required for their certification.