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KEY BENEFIT: Developing a Professional Teaching Portfolio: A Guide for Success, Third Edition, offers practical, comprehensive guidelines for developing standards-based paper or electronic professional teaching portfolios.KEY TOPICS: This text leads future and in-service teachers through the rigorous process of documenting the qualities of good teaching: sound planning and preparation, able classroom management, attention to quality instruction, and continuous professional growth. MARKET: Portfolio Writing in Education/Field Experience
Table of Contents
|Understanding the Concept||p. 00|
|What Is a Professional Teaching Portfolio?|
|Types of Portfolios|
|Pre-service Teacher Portfolios|
|In-service Teacher Portfolios|
|Benefits of Portfolio Development|
|Fosters Self-Assessment and Reflection|
|Provides Personal Satisfaction and Renewal|
|Provides Tools for Empowerment|
|Provides a Holistic Approach to Assessment|
|Portfolio Development Issues|
|Labor-Intensive and Time-Consuming Preparation|
|Quality of Document Presentation|
|Evaluation of Portfolio Evidence|
|Performance Standards, Accountability, and Portfolio Development|
|Performance Standards as a Determinant of Teacher Competency|
|The Importance of Performance Standards to Teaching and Professional Portfolios|
|Teaching Standards Correlate with Student Standards|
|Standards Target Outcomes for Teachers|
|Standards Establish Credibility|
|Standards Provide a Common Language|
|Standards Demonstrate a Commitment to Professional Accountability|
|Standards Provide a Framework for Teaching Assessment and Evaluation|
|Using Standards and Universal Themes as a Framework for Portfolio Development|
|Linking Coursework to Performance Standards|
|Linking a Professional Development Plan to Performance Standards|
|No Child Left Behind|
|The Era of Widespread Accountability|
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