Completing the edTPA process is rigorous, just like real classroom teaching. Teacher candidates from teacher preparation programs who participated in the New York State edTPA field test candidly share some of the frustrations and challenges they encountered on the way to completing edTPA. These challenges included new vocabulary, technology glitches, and feeling overwhelmed by short timeframes.
“You make mistakes. You reflect on your mistakes. That’s how you learn to be a successful and effective teacher.”