Pre-Service Teacher Portfolio Development
For the pre-service teacher, portfolio development is a challenging task and sometime intimidating. Moreover, portfolio development is not a scavenger hunt that results in the production of a scrapebook. This book is an invitation to the world of portfolio development as a means of documenting growth and development for the teaching profession. Pre-service Teacher Portfolio seeks to provide the theory and experience necessary in the development of an effective portfolio. It is more thatn a book of skills building. Rather, it is a text that reflects current theories and beliefs about learning, teaching, and assessment amidst a dramatic change in the approach to the preparation of teachers and gauging their professional growth and development.This outstanding text is designed to guide pre-service teachers in the development of effective portfolios. It provides a thorough background coverage of the current education issues that beleaguer the nations public education with specific focus on the place of performance assessment.
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EVOLUTION OF ASSESSMENT
SETTING LEARNING EXPECTATIONS
ASSESSMENT IN TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS
PURPOSE OF PRESERVICE TEACHER PORTFOLIOS
DOCUMENTING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH
DESIGN OF THE PORTFOLIO
CONTENT OF A PORTFOLIO
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