Presentation on theme: "1. Learning Targets 2 Staff will understand the various Teachscape platforms offered by South Dakota Staff will be able to login to their Teachscape account."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Targets 2 Staff will understand the various Teachscape platforms offered by South Dakota Staff will be able to login to their Teachscape account to manage evaluations Staff will gain a deeper understanding of how to use the Teachscape Reflect software during evaluation Staff will be able to access resources to help support the transition to Teachscape
Teachscape 3 Teachscape IS o A software tool aligned to the Danielson Framework for Teaching that provides transparency between teachers and observers. o Establishes a common language for effective teaching that focuses on professional growth o Allows for both teachers and evaluators to reflect on teaching practice that improves teacher effectiveness around the individual components of the framework o Provides an efficient system for the evaluation process for both teachers and evaluators o Aligns with the South Dakota Teacher Effectiveness Model (PILOT) Teachscape is NOT o An evaluation system or framework. It is SOFTWARE (Danielson and Marzano) o An “I gotcha” system added on to the Danielson Framework for Teaching Teachscape is aligned ONLY to the Charlotte Danielson Framework
Integrated Platform for Teaching Effectiveness 4
South Dakota Teachscape 5 Focus for Observers o Prepares evaluators to conduct accurate assessments of teaching practice at all grade levels o Includes video-based training in all four domains of the Framework o Scoring practice with master-scored videos o Proficiency assessment to measure observers' ability to accurately score classroom teaching o Calibration exercises to monitor ongoing scoring accuracy o Estimated 30 hours to complete (20 hours of training, 7 hours of assessment)
South Dakota Teachscape 6 Focus for Teachers o Builds a common language around the Framework for Teaching to guide constructive conversations about ongoing improvement. o Video-based training and activities that helps teachers build a common vision for evidence-based observation o Allows teachers to gain a deep understanding of the Framework, and apply the Framework to reflect and improve on their teaching practice. o Estimated 20 hours to complete; no assessment for teachers.
South Dakota Teachscape 7 Teachscape Reflect o Teachscape’s observation and evaluation management system. o Allows both evaluators and teachers a tool to efficiently conduct both walkthrough and formal evaluations o Allows for evidence based evaluation, aligned with Danielson Framework for teaching, that also provides critical attributes for each level of performance to help eliminate evaluation bias o Provides opportunities for both the teacher and evaluator to score level of performance separately and compare and contrast levels of performance at the end of the evaluation o Provides an opportunity for both teacher and evaluator to build TRUST toward the common goal of professional growth to improve teaching in the classroom
Receiving the Observation Request 10 You will receive an email in your school email account when your observation has been scheduled. This will happen for both Announced AND Unannounced observations.
Process For “Announced” Teacher Observations 11 1 Set Up observation Evaluator 2 Conduct pre-conference 3 Perform observation 4 Conduct Post conference and score the observation 5 Confirm observation and submit to district 1 Confirm schedule and upload requested documents/info Teacher 2 Conduct pre-conference 4 Conduct post-conference 3Upload requested post observation info
Teachscape Reflect Live Logging Into Your Teachscape Account
https://www.teachscape.com Username: (your school email address) Password: teach