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Volume 93, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0360-9170
  • E-ISSN: 1943-2402


In this essay, two teacher educators share the tensions they experienced in implementing program-wide interventions in response to the edTPA adoption. In particular, we share how we experienced tensions between 1) telling teacher candidates how to teach and supporting their growth through self-directed reflection, 2) carrying ourselves with confidence in the face of uncertainty about the newly state-mandated edTPA examination, 3) valuing teacher candidates' prior experiences with teaching and learning, and helping them reconstruct their experiences in a way that would support them with the edTPA examination. We share the insights we gained about edTPA implementation from experiencing these tensions


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  • Article Type: Research Article
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