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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
Key features
This essential resource includes:
  • Tips for integrating technology into the portfolio process
  • Steps for conducting student-led conferences
  • Reproducibles for immediate classroom use

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1: Connect Portfolio Purpose to Audience


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