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Professional Learning - Accreditation Reporting - E-portfolio Artifacts

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Lessoncast partnerships help K12 districts & unions focus on fair performance measures & support classroom excellence

How Lessoncast works for teacher preparation

Course Instructors use Lessoncast to craft assignments that involve creating
e-portfolio artifacts to demonstrate mastery of teaching practices.

Professors & Course Instructors Play instructor video
How Lessoncast works for teacher preparation

Assignments feature:

  • Alignment to relevant standards
  • K12 student assessment tasks
  • Video clips demonstrating classroom implementation
  • Samples of student work
  • Analysis of instruction
  • References to research and theory
See Sample Assignment

How Lessoncast works for teacher preparation

Pre-service & in-service teachers access assignments & tools to guide
the creation of e-portfolio artifacts that demonstrate mastery.

How Lessoncast works for teacher preparation

Artifacts feature:

  • Alignment to relevant standards
  • K12 student assessment tasks
  • Video clips demonstrating classroom implementation
  • Samples of student work
  • Analysis of instruction
  • References to research and theory
See Sample Artifact

How Lessoncast works for teacher preparation

Deans, professors, and instructors may generate reports showing evidence of
effective teacher education and continuous improvement.

Deans & Administrators Play educator preparation admin video
How Lessoncast works for teacher preparation

Evidence-based reports include:

  • CAEP accreditation
  • SPA reports
  • State Board of Education reports
  • Graduate effectiveness reports
  • Assignment and rubric banks
  • Research and publishing support

How Lessoncast works for K12 school PD

Principals & instructional coaches recommend Lessoncast PD modules, aligned to a school or
district's instructional framework, as part of post-observation feedback.

Modules include high-leverage teaching practices like:

  • Checking for understanding
  • Implementing efficient routines
  • Planning instruction to meet learners' needs

Teaches share examples of what effective implementation of an instructional practice looks like.

Show artifacts of effective planning and professional growth.

See Sample Modules

How Lessoncast works for K12 School PD

Teachers choose modules where they create digital learning artifacts to benefit their professional practice, demonstrate professional growth & share resources with peer educators.

How Lessoncast works for K12 School PD

Completion of modules may go towards:

  • Earning compensation credit
  • Sharing ideas learned at a workshop or conference
  • Building a community library of tailored resources
See Sample Module
See Sample Artifact

How Lessoncast works for K12 School PD

Relevant, tailored, just-in-time professional learning to change instructional practice.

Instructional Coaches Play instructional coaching video
How Lessoncast works for K12 School PD
  • PD leaders, instructional coaches, and mentor teachers publish on-demand examples of expertise for their whole community
  • Schools and networks with a unique approach to teaching and learning build a library of customizable resources
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Pricing Plans
  • The cost of recruiting and hiring new teachers to a district is extensive. The Lessoncast platform could help districts better understand which teacher pipelines are providing the most effective teachers. That kind of information is invaluable.

    Roger SchulmanFund for Educational Excellence

  • Listen & Learn Honorable Mention 2014Digital Promise

  • To me, Lessoncast serves as an excellent example of technology helping to build capacity in that most critical piece of the puzzle: teachers.

    Vlad GutkovichThe New York Times http://nyti.ms/1gJpOZH

  • Here's a teacher professional development idea that I hadn't heard of before. And it comes in three-minute chunks called Lessoncasts.

    Liana HeitinLessonCasts: Flipped PD for Teachers, ED Week

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