ERIC Number: ED447180
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Portfolio Assessment: A Handbook for Educators. Assessment Bookshelf Series.
Barton, James, Ed.; Collins, Angelo, Ed.
This guide contains practical steps for integrating portfolios into any K-12 classroom and tips for effective classroom management of portfolios. It also contains actual examples of portfolios in action in a variety of subject areas. The chapters are: (1) "Starting Out: Designing Your Portfolio" (James Barton and Angelo Collins); (2) "Preparing Your Students To Deal with Portfolios" (Suzanne Weiner); (3) "Lessons of Elementary School Experience,""Using Social Studies Portfolios in a Kindergarten Classroom" (Jennifer Kennedy), "Using Math Portfolios in First-, Second-, and Third-Grade Classrooms" (Jeannie Clarkson), "Using Language Arts Portfolios in a Fourth-and-Fifth-Grade Classroom" (Dorla Long); (4) "Lessons of Middle-School Experience,""Using Science Portfolios in a Sixth-Grade Classroom" (Angie Williams), "Using Writing Portfolios in a Fifth-and Sixth-Grade Bilingual Classroom" (Rosa Lujan); (5) "Lessons of Secondary-School Experience,""Using Math Portfolios in an Algebra Classroom" (Steven Friedlander), "Using Science Portfolios in a Tenth Grade Chemistry Classroom" (Susan Butler); (6) "Portfolio Implementation: Anticipating Challenges" (Susan Skawinski Lima and Mary Ann Snider); (7) "Using Portfolios To Assess Your Own Instruction" (Susan Pasquarelli); and (8) "The Promise and Challenges of Educational Portfolios: Themes from the Book Chapters" (Steven Athanases). (Contains 23 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Student Evaluation
Dale Seymour Publications, 10 Bank Street, White Plains, NY 10602 (order number DS49387). Tel: 800-872-1100 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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