Practicum Teacher Candidates in Tk20

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Practicum Teacher Candidates in Tk20

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When you are in your practicum semester(s) (Block B, Early Childhood Practicum, Initial Practicum, Advanced Practicum, and Secondary Clinical), you will have assignments and artifacts that will need to be completed within your Tk20 account.

For every placement, you will need to complete a field experience binder that contains a self evaluation form. Depending on the section and courses you are currently in, you could also upload course-based assignments, and submit a clinical edTPA portfolio in Tk20.

Clinical edTPA Portfolio

The clinical edTPA portfolio is a mock edTPA portfolio to complete during your practicum/ clinical semesters. This will be completed by students in the following sections:

  • Block B
  • Secondary Clinical
  • Advanced Practicum

Click here to watch a video or click to view the instructional PDF to learn how to access, upload, and submit your clinical edTPA portfolio.Your instructor will have more details and instructions of what is required to go into this portfolio. It is based off the actual edTPA portfolio that you will complete for licensure during your student teaching semester.

How to Recall a Submitted Clinical edTPA Portfolio

Click to view the instructional PDF to learn how to recall a submitted clinical edTPA portfolio.

Clinical edTPA Portfolio Evaluations

Once you have completed your clinical edTPA portfolio, your cooperating teacher will complete an evaluation. Click here to watch a video or click to view the instructional PDF to learn how to view clinical edTPA portfolio evaluations.

Course-Based Assignments (CBA) or Embedded Signature Assessments (ESA)

Certain courses will include assignments that need to be completed for that course, and also uploaded into Tk20. Click here to watch a video or click to view the instructional PDF to learn how to locate, upload and submit your course-based assignment (CBA). Your course instructor will have specific instructions for the assignment that should be uploaded.

Courses that currently include a course assignment to upload in Tk20:

  • Spec Ed 352- Human Relations Disability Requirement
  • Spec Ed 352- ESA: Planning Assessment
  • Ed Leadership 325- ESA: Mobile Learning
  • Literacy 305- ESA: Application of concepts- constructing meaning from texts
  • Ed Leadership 406- Human Relations Diversity Requirement
  • Ed Leadership 406- InTASC Prompt Assignment
  • Ed Leadership 406- InTASC Prompt Assignment

How to Recall a Submitted Course-Based Assignment (CBA) or Embedded Signature Assessment (ESA)

Click to view the instructional PDF to learn how to recall a submitted course-based assignment or embedded signature assessment.

Field Experience Binders

In every placement you have, you will need to complete your field experience binder. The how-to videos listed below will show you how to upload and complete your field experience binder. Please click on the video links below to be directed to a how-to video:

The field experience binder is an in-house evaluation binder for you to not only receive feedback from your cooperating teacher and university supervisor, but you are also asked to complete a self assessment based on the 10 InTASC standards. You must complete your self-evaluation and any other artifacts within the binder by the end of your placement.

Click on the drop-downs below to view required assignments needed to complete your Practicum Field Experience Binder. For more information on how to upload required assignments, click on the blue hyperlinks associated with each assignment to be directed to a how-to video.

During your EC Practicum placement, you will just need to complete one self evaluation form. Your supervisor and cooperating teacher will complete an identical evaluation form in their account for your binder.

During your Initial Practicum placement, you will just need to complete a self evaluation form at the end of each placement (two total). Your supervisor(s) and cooperating teacher(s) will complete an identical evaluation form in their account for your binder for each placement as well.

During your Block B placement, you will need to upload the lesson plans 24 hours in advance to being observed for your supervisor to review. You will also complete a self evaluation form at the end of your placement. Your supervisor(s) and cooperating teacher(s) will complete an identical evaluation form in their account for your binder for each placement as well.

During your Advanced Practicum placement, you will just need to complete a self evaluation form at the end of the placement. Your supervisor(s) and cooperating teacher(s) will complete an identical evaluation form in their account for your binder for each placement as well.

During your Secondary Clinical placement, you will need to upload the lesson plans 24 hours in advance to being observed for your supervisor to review. You will also complete a self evaluation form at the end of your placement. Your supervisor(s) and cooperating teacher(s) will complete an identical evaluation form in their account for your binder for each placement as well.

How to Recall a Submitted Artifact or Binder

Click here to watch this video or click to view the instructional PDF to learn how to recall a submitted artifact or binder.

Binder Assessments Completed by Cooperating Teachers and Supervisors

If you would like to learn how to view field experience binder assessments completed by your cooperating teachers, please click here to watch a video.

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