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The Portfolio Connection
Student Work Linked to Standards

Third Edition
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April 2008 | 288 pages | Corwin
The third edition of The Portfolio Connection: Student Work Linked to Standards offers practical advice and reader-friendly strategies for using portfolios to assess students authentically, demonstrate student learning and growth, and help students celebrate their own achievement. With a focus on incorporating standards into the portfolio process, the authors show teachers how to help students collect portfolio pieces and how to develop checklists and rubrics to monitor student progress. This essential resource includes: Tips for integrating technology into the portfolio process Steps for conducting student-led conferences Reproducibles for immediate classroom use
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Introduction
 
1. Connect Portfolio Purpose to Audience
 
2. Connect Portfolio Design to Developmental Stages
 
3. Connect Portfolio Content to Local and State Standards and Curricula
 
4. Connect Portfolio Purpose Through Students' Collections, Reflections, and Selections
 
5. Connect Students' Reflections and Self-Assessments to Criteria, Rubrics, and Standards
 
6. Connect Students' Voices Through Web Conferences and Showcases
 
Conclusion
 
Appendix
 
References
 
Additional Reading
 
Index

"A good overview of the entire portfolio process, from its philosophical foundations to the celebration of student achievement."

Michael F. Dwyer, English Department Chair
Otter Valley Union High School, Brandon, VT

"I am very impressed with this book because as a new teacher, I am looking for ideas for the next year that will make me feel more confident. Using a portfolio will help me show evidence that the students are making progress toward meeting state standards."

Stephanie Jones, Teacher
Forrest City High School, AR

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1: Connect Portfolio Purpose to Audience


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Susan F. Belgrad

Susan Belgrad is currently a professor of education with California State University, Northridge. She has taught at the elementary level and in early childhood special education, and has enjoyed a long career in higher education working with teachers from pre-kindergarten through high school. For the past 20 years, Belgrad has led state and national efforts that support teachers' professional education and public awareness of teacher excellence. More About Author

Kathleen B. Burke

Kay Burke has served as an award-winning classroom teacher and a school administrator, university instructor, and international professional developer. She works with Kay Burke & Associates, LLC, to provide workshops for teachers and administrators in standards-based learning, performance assessment, classroom management, mentoring, and portfolio development. For the past 18 years, Burke has presented at state and national conferences such as ASCD, NSDC, NAESP, NASSP, NMSA, and IRA as well as international conferences in Canada and Australia. She is the author of 10 professional development books and coauthor of a college textbook on... More About Author

Robin J. Fogarty

Robin Fogarty is President of RFA: A Robin Fogarty Company, a Chicago-based, minority-owned, educational publishing/consulting company. Robin received her doctorate in curriculum and human resource development from Loyola University of Chicago. A leading proponent of the thoughtful classroom, Robin has trained educators throughout the world in curriculum, instruction and assessment strategies.She has taught at all levels, from kindergarten to college, served as an administrator, and consulted with state departments and ministries of education in the United States, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Great Britain,... More About Author

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