How to Develop a Professional Portfolio: A Manual for Teachers / Edition 4

How to Develop a Professional Portfolio: A Manual for Teachers / Edition 4

by Dorothy M. Campbell, Beverly J. Melenyzer, Pamela Bondi Cignetti
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205491006

ISBN-13: 9780205491001

Pub. Date: 03/03/2006

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This versatile and practical book helps pre- and in-service teachers create teaching portfolios to be used effectively in interviews and throughout their teaching careers. Portfolio development serves as a fair, authentic, broad-based, and impartial means of teacher assessment. The growing emphasis on creating and maintaining professional teaching portfolios

Overview

This versatile and practical book helps pre- and in-service teachers create teaching portfolios to be used effectively in interviews and throughout their teaching careers. Portfolio development serves as a fair, authentic, broad-based, and impartial means of teacher assessment. The growing emphasis on creating and maintaining professional teaching portfolios enables pre-service and in-service teachers to play a more active role in charting their own professional growth and then demonstrating their competence and achievements. This manual provides clear, manageable, step-by-step guidelines and tips for professional portfolio development that can be followed by teachers at all stages of their careers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205491001
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
03/03/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. What You Need to Know About Portfolios.
Why Portfolios?
What Is a Portfolio?
How Do I Organize My Portfolio?
What Evidence Should I Include in My Portfolio?
Who Is the Audience for My Portfolio?
How Might I Use My Portfolio?

2. Guidelines for Assembling Your Portfolio.
How to Use This Chapter.
Creating the Working Portfolio.
Creating the Presentation Portfolio.

3. Organization of Portfolios Around Teaching Standards.
How to Use This Chapter.
How This Chapter Is Organized.
Knowledge of the Subject Matter.
Knowledge of Human Development and Learning.
Adapting Instruction for Individual Needs.
Multiple Instructional Strategies.
Classroom Motivation and Management Skills.
Communication Skills.
Instructional Planning Skills.
Assessment of Student Learning.
Professional Commitment and Responsibility.
Partnerships.

4. Using the Portfolio Throughout a Teaching Career.
The Full Potential of Portfolios.
Using the Portfolio While in a Teacher Education Program.
Using the Portfolio When Interviewing for a Teaching Position.
Using the Portfolio During Inservice Teaching.

5. Artifacts Possibilities.
How to Use This Chapter.
Types of Artifacts.

Appendices.
Appendix A: Professional Organizations.
Appendix B: Artifacts Checklist.
Appendix C: Developing Your "Portfolio At-A-Glance."
Appendix D: Glossary.

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