Windows on Learning

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-15
  • Publisher: Teachers College Pr

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Completely updated, this popular guide provides teachers with a proven method for documenting (collecting, analyzing, and displaying) young children's work at school. Written by teachers for teachers, this classic resource also shows principals, curriculum coordinators, and directors of Head Start and other early intervention programs how to develop children's portfolios to share with parents or to use for assessment and other accountability purposes.

Table of Contents

The value of documentationp. 7
Windows on learning : a framework for decision makingp. 13
The documentation Web : providing a map for documentationp. 20
Narratives : telling the storyp. 25
Observations of progress and performance : watching the childp. 33
Individual portfolios : capturing children's competencep. 41
Individual and group products : seeing is believingp. 51
Self-reflections of children : thinking about thinkingp. 73
Window into a real classroom : the movie theater projectp. 85
Documentation for teacher growthp. 110
Documentation as assessment : building credibilityp. 119
Organization and presentation of documentationp. 129
Teacher materials for documenting young children's workp. 145
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