Being practice-focused requires examining the actual teaching
Becoming a self-reflective practitioner requires skills honed during teacher education experiences.
Your candidates will learn to examine their own teaching starting in methods courses and continuing into the practicum experience. Faculty and supervisors can collaborate and align on feedback, too.
Virtual visits via video provide teachers an opportunity to experience diverse classrooms
Teacher candidates gain access to more diverse settings during field experiences by virtually observing their peers.
Help your teacher candidates build readiness for their full-time classrooms by helping them develop a broader understanding of students and settings during their training. Video observation enables access to new types of classrooms and contexts without driving a single extra mile.
Integrate video experiences across the program experience
As the designers of teacher learning, faculty and supervisors need easy-to-use tools, too.
Edthena Explorations provide a fast and flexible way to launch learning modules that are linked to your program frameworks and standards. Explorations make it easy to capture a mix of qualitative and quantitative feedback to measure candidate growth.
The best video analysis tools for building edTPA portfolios
Understand trends across your program to identify areas for growth
From key assessments to candidate portfolios to doing content analysis of comments, your program will have many ways to understand candidate growth.
Edthena Video Coaching generates robust data about your practice-focused teacher education experience. Use embedded dashboards and data exports to ensure alignment between your program's goals and program's reality as part of CAEP, AAQEP, and other accreditation processes.
Using video to support teacher learning requires flexible technology that puts research into practice with the right tools. Hear from our teacher education partners who are finding that implementing the Edthena platform is easy and accessible for all.
We believe strongly that technology can and should eliminate the barriers to effective teaching and curriculum implementation, while promoting a culture of growth and collaboration across classrooms.
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