ERIC Number: ED443878
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
The Portfolio Organizer: Succeeding with Portfolios in Your Classroom.
Rolheiser, Carol; Bower, Barbara; Stevahn, Laurie
This book provides educators with a flexible framework to guide decision making for effective and efficient use of portfolios in classrooms and schools. It targets major categories of decision making, as reflected in the first 10 chapters: (1) "Determining the Basics of Student Portfolios"; (2) "Selecting Categories for Entries"; (3) "Identifying Learning Expectations and Criteria"; (4) "Learning Samples"; (5) "Reflections"; (6) "Scoring and Organizing Portfolios"; (7) "Sharing the Learning"; (8) "Setting Goals"; (9) "Evaluation and Grading"; and (10) "Getting Started with Students." The final chapter, "Starting a Professional Portfolio," helps the educator prepare a portfolio for professional use. Twenty appendixes contain specific advice for some issues, sample forms and templates, and materials to promote reflection on teaching practice and assessment. (Contains 10 activity boxes, 34 figures, and 55 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Models, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Scoring, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.