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1st Edition

Handbook on Teacher Portfolios for Evaluation and Professional Development

ISBN 9781930556324
Published October 18, 2002 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

This book and downloadable resources show school leaders how to develop teacher portfolios and put them into action. They will provide confidence and credibility as you engage in:
- "high stakes" summative evaluations
- initial hiring, tenure, and other key personnel decisions
- fostering a school culture which encourages high levels of performance

This book and downloadable resources provide a reliable and easy way for teachers to:
- collect and analyze data about their effectiveness
- monitor and improve their own performance
- improve student learning

Adopting the templates in this book and downloadable resources will enable you to define:
- standards which describe actual duties and activities of teachers
- behaviors which indicate the quality of teaching
- "artifacts" which provide evidence of teaching and learning
- scoring rubrics which assist in objective evaluation

The downloadable resources, contain easy-to-use templates of performance assessment rubrics, feedback forms, and other documents to help you organize & implement Teacher Portfolios in your school.

Table of Contents

1 Handbook on Teacher Portfolios: An Introduction
2 Developing a Teacher Portfolio
3 Putting Portfolios into Action
4 Teacher Portfolios and Teacher Evaluation
5 Teacher Portfolios and Professional Development
6 The Role of Portfolios for the Teaching Profession
Appendices: How the Appendices Can Be Used
Appendix A: Performance Standards
Appendix B: Performance Assessment Rubric
Appendix C: General Guidelines for Organizing a Teacher Portfolio
Appendix D: Performance Standards Cross-Referenced with Sample Artifacts
Appendix E: Sample Artifacts Cross-Referenced with Performance Standards
Appendix F: Portfolio Feedback Form
Appendix G: Client Surveys
Appendix H: Public Dissemination Plan
Appendix I: Sample Newsletters Introducing the Concept of Portfolios
Appendix J: Materials for Evaluating the Use of Teacher Portfolios

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