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Renaissance Teacher Work Samples Consortium

Publications and Research


Denner, P., Norman, A., Salzman, S., Pankratz, R., & Evans, S. (2004). The Renaissance teacher work sample: Evidence supporting validity, score generalizability, and quality of student learning assessment. ATE Yearbook XII, 23-56.

Pankratz, R., Evans, S., Whitfield, P., Bonner, G., & Brown, T. (2003). What Renaissance institutions have learned in their quest to address NCATE Standard 2: A paper presented at the 2003 annual meeting of the American Association for College of Teacher Education, New Orleans.

Pankratz, R. (1999). Becoming accountable for the impact of graduates on students and schools: Making the operational shift from teaching to learning. A paper presented at the 1999 annual meeting of the American Association for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.

Henning, J.E., Robinson, V., Herring, M., & McDonald, T. (2006). Integrating technology during student teaching: An examination of teacher work samples (TWS). Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 23 (2), 71-76.

Henning, J.E., DeBruin-Parecki, A., Hawbaker, B.W., Nielsen, C.P., Joram, E., and Gabriele, A.J. (2005). The teacher work sample: A tool for scaffolding and assessing preservice teachers’ early field experiences. The Teacher Educator, 40 (3), 188-207.

Henning, J.E., & Robinson, V. (2004). The teacher work sample: Implementing standards-based performance assessment. The Teacher Educator, 39 (4), 231-248.

Hawbaker, B.W, Henning, J.E., & Nielsen, C.P. (in press). Mentoring and the teacher work sample methodology in lab school-based field experiences. National Association of Laboratory Schools monograph.

Robert J. Redmon, Gayle Mullen, and John Schreiber (2008). Student Teaching And The Teacher Work Sample: Perceptions Of Both Student Teachers And Cooperating Teachers

Relating Teacher Candidate Performance to their Students’ Subject Specific Academic Achievement using TWS methodology

Annotated Bibliography of Publications on Teacher Work Samples (PDF)

PowerPoint Presentations

Emporia State University, the Teacher’s College: Teacher Work Sample Model by Phil Bennett

Using K-12 Assessment Data from Teacher Work Samples as Credible Evidence of a Candidate’s Ability to Produce Student Learning by Roger Pankratz, Tony Norman, and Judy Pierce of Western Kentucky University. Presented at the Making an Impact Conference, Kennesaw University, March 2007.

Evidence for Impact on Student Learning from the Renaissance Teacher Work Sample Assessment by Tony Norman and Roger Pankratz. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education, New York, NY, February 2008.

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