What Every Teacher Should Know About Creating Digital Teaching Portfolios

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-17
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This brief booklet is part of the "What Every Teacher Should Know About..." series, designed to provide pre-service and in-service teachers with the practical information and essential strategies they need to begin their careers. Contains a wide variety of innovative teaching ideas, best practice strategies, and teacher-tested tools.

Table of Contents

Portfolios, Teaching Portfolios, and Digital Teaching Portfoliosp. 1
What is a Portfolio?p. 1
What are Professional Portfolios?p. 1
What are Working Portfolios?p. 1
What is a Presentation Portfolio?p. 2
What is a Teaching Portfolio?p. 3
What are Digital Teaching Portfolios?p. 4
Advantages of Digital Teaching Portfoliosp. 4
Challenges Associated with Digital Teaching Portfoliosp. 7
Some Benefits of Digital Teaching Portfoliosp. 9
Professional Benefits for Teachersp. 9
Creation of Digital Teaching Portfolios Makes Teachers Learnersp. 9
Digital Teaching Portfolios Provide Teachers Opportunities to Learn about Technologyp. 10
Digital Teaching Portfolios Enhance Teachers' Impact on Studentsp. 11
Digital Teaching Portfolios are Effective Tools for Demonstrating Teacher Competencep. 11
Digital Teaching Portfolios Help Teachers Get Jobsp. 12
Digital Teaching Portfolios are More Portablep. 13
Portfolios are a Tool for Charting Future Professional Growthp. 14
Personal Benefits for Teachersp. 15
Portfolios Promote a Sense of Accomplishment and Satisfactionp. 15
Portfolios are Evidence of Personal Growthp. 15
Skills Learned to Create Portfolios Have Personal Applicationsp. 15
The Digital Teaching Portfolio Processp. 17
Stage 1: Planning Your Portfoliop. 17
Focusing Your Portfolio: Defining the Purpose and Audiencep. 18
Framing Your Portfoliop. 19
Stage 2: Considering Portfolio Materialsp. 21
Artifacts and Supporting Documentationp. 21
Collecting Portfolio Contentp. 22
Selecting Portfolio Contentp. 22
Reflecting on Portfolio Contentp. 24
Stage 3: Designing the Portfoliop. 26
Organizing and Producing the Portfoliop. 26
Things to Consider Before Producing Your Portfoliop. 30
Producing Your Portfoliop. 31
Stage 4: Evaluating the Portfoliop. 32
Two Kinds of Evaluationp. 32
Revising Your Portfoliop. 35
Stage 5: Publishing the Portfoliop. 35
Options for Publishing Your Portfoliop. 35
Testing Your Sitep. 36
Epiloguep. 37
Referencesp. 38
Appendixp. 39
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