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Nurture a culture of continuous improvement and growth with a comprehensive suite of professional learning tools for educators and practitioners. The TORSH Talent platform is packed with everything you need to ensure a productive professional learning experience.

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Professional Learning Platform Features and Benefits

Feedback and Observation

TORSH Talent provides you with an exceptional framework for collaborating, performing observations, and delivering evidence-based feedback. The time-synced commenting feature allows you to mark a moment in a recorded video observation with a text or audio comment. The natural meticulousness of this feature heightens focus by documenting precisely what happened and when, creating freedom for an educator to concentrate on what they can learn from that specific event or scenario.

Coaching corner for educators and administrators

Coaching Corner

Think of Coaching Corner as a digital portfolio that gathers everything you need to manage and support your mentees in one convenient place. This module aggregates all of the workflows, activities, interactions, goals, assessments, artifacts, and data that are important in the process of developing, supporting, and providing structured feedback to mentees. Coaching Corner seamlessly incorporates into your routine and makes your life easier.

Debbie Hollick

Director, Teacher Development Partnership, Johns Hopkins University School of Education

“TORSH Talent provides a central location for everything you need to complete a productive video observation – easy upload, a place for supporting documents, and a time-stamped comment feature.”

Insights

TORSH Talent provides a data-driven approach to gauging performance and efficiently evaluates information collected directly from the user’s Talent account. TORSH Talent automatically captures and catalogs all interactions that are generated by users. The Insights feature compiles this data into useful reports that help you gain perspective into what educators are doing, how their learning is progressing, and what is working for them in their classrooms. These built-in reports allow an administrator to track data at the user level, school level, and the district/network level. We are continually adding new and custom reports to meet your latest requirements. Don’t see what you need? Just ask!

Ursala Maddox

Coordinator of Teacher Effectiveness, Rockdale County Public Schools

“At Rockdale County Public Schools, our principals and coaches have access to data-driven proof that was obtained from TORSH Talent’s Insights Advanced Reporting Tool that embedded professional development directly impacts teacher retention and elevates student achievement.”

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Custom Workflows

The Custom Workflows module offers you a flexible and painless way to customize learning tools for each user’s unique goals and objectives. This tool allows you to create custom workflows to target specific areas for improvement. The flexible authoring environment supplies a framework for easy enrollment, assignment, modification, and duplication. You can also monitor a user’s progress in a variety of ways as they consume and complete the workflows, including how that user compares to others who are completing the same content. This compelling feature also provides a competency-based assessment of users at various points throughout the progression of their lesson.

Robyn Hartzell

Educator and Leadership Coach, Robyn Hartzell PD

“The Custom Workflows module has opened up so many ways to support the teachers and administrators that I coach. As a virtual coach, you have to utilize the tools you have in the best way possible. For me, custom workflows are a way that I can assist the teachers that I’m working with without having to be on site. I’m able to identify patterns and then provide specific groups of teachers with appropriate resources. I use the custom workflows as my funnel, where I have all the teachers I work with go for all of their support, including videos, reflection sheets, and other resources. I’m learning new ways to use them every day!”

Catalog of exemplars within video

Exemplar Library

TORSH Talent allows you to create a tailored collection of artifacts that can be highlighted and replicated throughout your organization or network. Compile a library of videos, audio, documents, or presentations that are unique to your organization. This is a great way to capture and share benchmarks for excellence with your personnel. Group them any way you wish and control who has access to them and when.

Katrina Cripe

Program Coordinator, Communication and Early Childhood Research and Practice Center, Florida State University

“Using the Exemplar Library, we can share video examples as a teaching tool for providers to expand their knowledge. While it is common for new technology to be intimidating, our providers have reported back how user-friendly this platform is.”

Professional learning platform TORSH integrations

Integrations: LMS, SAML, APIs

TORSH Talent effortlessly integrates with LTI compliant platforms including Canvas, Blackboard, and Sakai. In addition, TORSH Talent facilitates SAML based single sign on directly or via our API to enable harmonious user management across different software platforms. No need to abandon what you already know; continue using the platforms you have in conjunction with TORSH Talent.

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Community

TORSH Talent is proud to support our community of teachers with a straightforward, user-friendly forum. This informal collaboration tool is a great way for users to pose and answer questions among their peers. A comprehensive directory allows you to include anyone using Talent into a Sharing Circle to address a specific topic or group.

Linda Dixon

eMSS Assistant Coordinator

eMSS utilizes TORSH Talent’s forums and community-oriented features quite extensively. This allows eMSS to establish ongoing discussions and communities of practice among like-minded professionals.

Pearson-approved edTPA provider

TORSH Talent is a Pearson-approved edTPA provider. Create and manage edTPA portfolios and submit them to Pearson directly from TORSH Talent. The platform makes it easy for users to insert videos and files directly into edTPA portfolios and request feedback from peers and advisors. In addition, faculty can monitor students’ progress, share resources, and make announcements.

Security and Privacy

TORSH Talent’s robust security features ensure peace of mind. All data and records stored on TORSH Talent comply with FERPA to the extent applicable. If your organization requires a higher level of security and regulatory compliance, a HIPAA secure version is available.

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