ERIC Number: ED433335
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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So You Have To Have a Portfolio. A Teacher's Guide to Preparation and Presentation.
Wyatt, Robert L., III; Looper, Sandra
This book offers a step-by-step teacher's guide to developing professional portfolios tailored to specific uses. It is designed for use in professional development programs, teacher assessment programs, and teacher preparation courses. The eight chapters focus on (1) "Defining Portfolios and Their Purposes," (2) "Developmental Portfolios: Documenting Personal Growth," (3) "Showcasing Portfolios: Putting Your Best Foot Forward," (4) "Reflecting on Your Artifacts," (5) "Mapping Out the Plan," (6) "Self-Assessment of the Artifacts and Design," (7) "Putting It All Together: Nuts and Bolts," and (8) "Presenting the Professional Portfolio." Chapters 5-8 contain samples, checklists, and other hands-on materials available for use in completing a portfolio project. A resources section offers "Descriptive Words to Enhance Education-Related Activities,""Oklahoma General Competencies for Teacher Licensure and Certification,""On-Line Resources for the Development of Teacher Portfolios,""Portfolio Planner,""Portfolio Quality Checklist," and "Rubrics for Evaluating Portfolios." (Contains 36 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Teacher Certification, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Evaluation
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma