HANDBOOK on TEACHER PORTFOLIOS with CD-ROM

HANDBOOK on TEACHER PORTFOLIOS with CD-ROM

by Pamela Tucker, James Stronge, Christopher Gareis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1930556322

ISBN-13: 9781930556324

Pub. Date: 03/07/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book and Compact Disk show school leaders how to develop teacher portfolios and put them into action. They will provide confidence and credibility as you engage in:
- "high stakes" summative evaluations
- initial hiring, tenure, and other key personnel decisions
- fostering a school culture which encourages high levels of performance

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Overview

This book and Compact Disk show school leaders how to develop teacher portfolios and put them into action. They will provide confidence and credibility as you engage in:
- "high stakes" summative evaluations
- initial hiring, tenure, and other key personnel decisions
- fostering a school culture which encourages high levels of performance

This book and CD provide a reliable and easy way for teachers to:
- collect and analyze data about their effectiveness
- monitor and improve their own performance
- improve student learning

Adopting the templates in this book and CD will enable you to define:
- standards which describe actual duties and activities of teachers
- behaviors which indicate the quality of teaching
- "artifacts" which provide evidence of teaching and learning
- scoring rubrics which assist in objective evaluation

The Compact Disk, for Macintosh & Windows, contains easy-to-use templates of performance assessment rubrics, feedback forms, and other documents to help you organize & implement Teacher Portfolios in your school.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930556324
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/07/2002
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1 Handbook on Teacher Portfolios: An Introduction

2 Developing a Teacher Portfolio

3 Putting Portfolios into Action

4 Teacher Portfolios and Teacher Evaluation

5 Teacher Portfolios and Professional Development

6 The Role of Portfolios for the Teaching Profession

Appendices: How the Appendices Can Be Used

Appendix A: Performance Standards

Appendix B: Performance Assessment Rubric

Appendix C: General Guidelines for Organizing a Teacher Portfolio

Appendix D: Performance Standards Cross-Referenced with Sample Artifacts

Appendix E: Sample Artifacts Cross-Referenced with Performance Standards

Appendix F: Portfolio Feedback Form

Appendix G: Client Surveys

Appendix H: Public Dissemination Plan

Appendix I: Sample Newsletters Introducing the Concept of Portfolios

Appendix J: Materials for Evaluating the Use of Teacher Portfolios

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