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Developing a Professional Teaching Portfolio : A Guide for Success,9780205329557

Developing a Professional Teaching Portfolio : A Guide for Success

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9780205329557

ISBN10:
0205329551
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

This handbook is a practical and comprehensive set of guidelines to smoothly lead teacher candidates and practicing teachers through the rigorous process of developing a professional teaching portfolio based on national/state standards of performance. The guidelines included in Developing a Professional Teaching Portfolio: A Guide for Success are designed to increase a teacher's understanding of the concept of a professional teaching portfolio, the value of using standards, and the phases of portfolio development. It also contains a multitude of suggestions for items to include in the portfolio, a variety of resources, and over 75 examples of portfolio artifacts. In addition, there is a chapter on developing an electronic portfolio. This handbook has been recognized as one of the most complete and practical set of guidelines for portfolio development.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Understanding the Concept
1(8)
What Is a Professional Teaching Portfolio?
2(1)
Types of Portfolios
2(2)
Preservice Teacher Portfolios
3(1)
Inservice Teacher Portfolios
4(1)
Benefits of Portfolio Development
4(2)
Fostering Self Assessment and Reflection
4(1)
Providing Personal Satisfaction and Renewal
5(1)
Providing Tools for Empowerment
5(1)
Promoting Collaboration
5(1)
Providing Holistic Approach to Assessment
6(1)
Portfolio Development Issues
6(2)
Labor-Intensive and Time-Consuming Preparation
6(1)
Presentation of Documents
6(1)
Evaluation of Portfolio Documents
7(1)
Reviewing Chapter 1
8(1)
Portfolio Development and Performance Standards
9(14)
Background
9(1)
Linking Performance Standards to Teaching and Portfolio Development
10(11)
Teaching Standards Correlated with Student Standards
10(1)
Targeted Outcomes
10(1)
Credibility
10(1)
Common Language
11(1)
Current Trends in Teaching Assessment and Evaluation Complemented
11(1)
Performance Standards and Coursework
12(1)
Performance Standards and a Professional Development Plan
13(8)
Reviewing Chapter 2
21(2)
Phase I---Getting Started
23(6)
Determining the Purpose
23(1)
Considering a Set of Performance Standards
23(1)
Collecting, Selecting, and Creating Documents
24(4)
Suggestions for Portfolio Documentation
24(4)
Reviewing Chapter 3
28(1)
Phase II---Enhancing Your Documents
29(12)
Connecting Standards to Portfolio Documentation
29(1)
Supporting Your Documents
30(2)
Introductions
31(1)
Explanations
31(1)
Reflections
31(1)
Displaying Your Documents
32(4)
Housing
33(2)
Organizing
35(1)
Formatting
35(1)
Turning a Teaching Experience into a Portfolio Entry
36(3)
Reviewing Chapter 4
39(2)
Phase III---Using Your Portfolio
41(6)
Self-Evaluating Your Portfolio
41(3)
Evaluating the Introduction and Organization of Your Portfolio
42(1)
Evaluating Your Use of Performance Standards, Themes, or Goals
42(1)
Evaluating Your Documentation
42(1)
Evaluating Your Introductions, Explanations, and Reflections
43(1)
Presenting Your Portfolio
44(2)
Reviewing Chapter 5
46(1)
Electronic Portfolios: An Option
47(10)
What Is an Electronic Portfolio?
47(1)
Why Should I Consider Developing an Electronic Portfolio?
48(1)
Do I Have the Technological Knowledge and Skills?
49(1)
What Computer Hardware Will I Need?
49(1)
What Computer Software Will I Need?
50(1)
Options and Issues When Publishing an Electronic Portfolio
51(1)
Publishing on a CD-ROM
51(1)
Publishing on the Internet
51(1)
Where Can I Get Additional Information and See Actual Examples?
52(1)
Helpful Hints
53(2)
Reviewing Chapter 6
55(2)
Examples of Portfolio Entries
57(84)
About This Chapter
57(1)
Examples of Introductory Artifacts
58(13)
Examples of Instructional Artifacts
71(28)
Appendices
A: Examples of Standards
99(8)
B: Professional Organizations
107(4)
C: Worksheet: Linking Coursework and Standards to Portfolio Documents
111(2)
D: Sample Permission Letter for Photographs and/or Videotapes
113(2)
E: Including a Videotape in Your Portfolio
115(2)
F: Worksheet: Making Decisions About Potential Portfolio Documents
117(6)
G: Worksheet: Self-Evaluation
123(4)
H: Overall Portfolio Assessment Instrument
127(4)
I: Example Portfolio Contents
131(10)
Glossary 141(4)
References 145(4)
Index 149


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