Portfolios Matter

Portfolios Matter

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Provides teachers with everything they need to set up a portfolio system and use it to inform instruction and assessment in a balanced learning program. The basic steps-from how to get started and what to keep in a porfolio to practical solutions to day-to-day problems -- criteria charts to help identify qcompetentq student work and guide students towards achieving success -- baseline samples-how to use a student's first work samples from the beginning of the year as a starting point to deal with a range of abilities and understandings -- ways to use curriculum outcomes and student samples to guide instruction -- how to involve students actively in choosing, reflecting, and justifying choices and developing new learning goals based on portfolio samples -- new and better approaches to assessment that involve the child, parent and teacher.What, Where, When, why and how to Use Them Shirley-Dale Easley, Kay Mitchell ... Maybe the time is right for our staff to, at least, begin to look at new ways to make these interviews more productive. ... Portfolio programs offer a unique and authentic way for parents to see exactly what the student a€” their child a€” is doing inanbsp;...

Title:Portfolios Matter
Author:Shirley-Dale Easley, Kay Mitchell
Publisher:Pembroke Publishers Limited - 2003-01-01


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