How to Develop a Professional Portfolio: A Manual for Teachers

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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";The text covers all of the basics, and more of what should be considered and included in one's portfolio. It has been a very helpful guide for many of our pre-service students."; Dr. John R. Cannon, University of Nevada, Reno This versatile and practical book helps pre-service and in-service teachers create a teaching portfolio that can be used effectively in their interviews and throughout their teaching careers. 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. This new EDITION now includes a chapter on Digital Teaching Portfolios to help students learn to create portfolios on the web or on CD-ROM. Special Features: bull; bull;Specific guidelines for assembling portfolios, step-by-step procedures for portfolio development, and tips on how to organize a portfolio to document achievement of professional goals (Ch. 2). bull;Explanations of national teaching standards that form the organizing system of the portfolio; scenarios of actual pre-service teaching activities that illuminate the standards (Ch. 4). bull;An extensive, annotated list of artifact possibilities helps students identify papers, projects, course assignments, etc. that can be used to document professional growth and competence (Ch. 5). bull;Includes specific interview questions and suggested responses, using the portfolio as a guide (Ch. 5). bull;In-service teachers learn how maintaining portfolios affects professional growth and ways of using portfolios to accomplish goals in classrooms and school districts (Ch. 5). bull;In AppENDix C, a sample brochure called ";Portfolio At-A-Glance,"; illustrates how to summarize the contents of a portfolio to make it more understandable to a reviewer. bull;AppENDix D provides a glossary of terms important to portfolio development.

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