Response to OK LegislationHB 3029 SB 2033 (teacher evaluation• Exempts schools from the domains set): requirement of Residency Year Committee • Classroom Management • Instructional Effectiveness No one to check up on our • Professional Growth and first-year teacher grads. Continuous Improvement • Interpersonal Skills • Leadership
TEN Pilot Program• OSU Professional Education Faculty paired with First-Year Teachers• Each participant issued a desktop camera and Movi account• Online community built in Wiggio• OSU faculty serve as support, not evaluator
TEN Online Learning Community• Skill-building ideas for the 5 Oklahoma evaluation areas• Classroom resources• Team and content/ grade discussion forums• Online live chat• Videoconferencing
What We Learned from Year 1• 1st year teachers have more access to their faculty teammate and other experts• 1st year teachers more comfortable with being observed through videoconferencing• More cost efficient• Scalable• One teacher noted that her students asked more questions about college
Year 2• Teachers love receiving resources and classroom content through Wiggio notifications.• Online community is user friendly for faculty and 1st year teachers.• Common Core and Teacher Evaluations are addressed.
Year 3• Potential to expand to include other tech tools (http://pinterest.com/osuten/)• Students in rural communities want to stay connected.