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Handbook on Teacher Portfolios for Evaluation and Professional Development

By Pamela Tucker, James Stronge, Christopher Gareis

Routledge

192 pages

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Description

This book and Compact Disk 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 CD 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 CD 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 Compact Disk, for Macintosh & Windows, contains 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

Preface

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General

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