Handbook on Teacher Portfolios for Evaluation and Professional Development

Author: Pamela Tucker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317922492
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Handbook on Teacher Evaluation with CD ROM

Author: James Stronge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315505525
Format: PDF, Docs
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Easy-to-use, authoritative, and flexible, the tools in this book and CD-ROM have been developed over the last 15 years and have been field tested in over 500 schools. These tools will empower you to do your evaluations based on current thinking and best practices.

Teacher Pay and Teacher Quality

Author: James H. Stronge
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361349
Format: PDF
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This review of existing teacher compensation models provides school administrators with a research-based approach for developing a compensation system that attracts and retains high-quality teachers.

The New Handbook of Teacher Evaluation

Author: Jason Millman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 080394523X
Format: PDF
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Now available in paper, this version is the first comprehensive look at the process of selecting, assessing and assisting teachers in nearly a decade. Since the publication of the first Handbook, the profession of teaching has witnessed dramatic change including a greater awareness of teacher accountability, an increase in teacher testing and the development of teaching incentives. At the same time the political, social and organizational factors affecting the performance and evaluation of teachers have been subjects of intensive scrutiny. Reflecting these changes, the new Handbook contains 25 new chapters, and explores current practices, issues and controversies related to the evaluation of teachers at elementary and secondary levels.

The Digital Teaching Portfolio Handbook

Author: Clare R. Kilbane
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205343454
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes how to create a digital teaching portfolio and how to use portfolios to enhance professional growth.

Portfolios in teacher education

Author: Maureen McLaughlin
Publisher: Intl Reading Assn
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Portfolios in Teacher Education examines the relation between teaching & learning from a new perspective. Authors McLaughlin & Vogt describe teacher education courses where undergraduate & graduate students are evaluated using portfolio assessment techniques, the same methods they will one day use in their own classrooms. This allows students both to learn about current instructional methods & to experience them firsthand, informing them as teachers & learners in the process. This concept forms the basis of the text, which also explores how portfolio assessment can enable university educators to move from traditional methods of testing to a more authentic assessment that reflects each student's real progress. In addition to presenting portfolios as a method to evaluate achievement of course learning goals, the authors also address the use of portfolio assessment in other contexts, including admission to universities, admission to teacher education programs, student teaching, job interviews & inservice teacher evaluations. Readers interested in incorporating the use of portfolios in undergraduate & graduate courses will find the accessible style of this handbook useful & informative. Portfolios in Teacher Education is an important new addition to the literature on teacher preparation & will be valuable to all university educators interested in implementing authentic assessment practices. Maureen McLaughlin is a Professor of Reading Education at East Stroudsburg State University of Pennsylvania, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.MaryEllen Vogt is an Associate Professor of Education at California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, California, USA.

Handbook of Research on ePortfolios

Author: Jafari, Ali
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1591408911
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"This handbook investigates a variety of ePortfolio uses through case studies, the technology that supports the case studies, and it also explains the conceptual thinking behind current uses as well as potential uses"--Provided by publisher.

The Portfolio Organizer

Author: Noreen Carol Rolheiser-Bennett
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 087120374X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Offers a flexible framework to guide decision making for effective and efficient use of portfolios in classrooms and schools.

Handbook of Teacher Education

Author: Tony Townsend
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402047738
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book provides a wide-ranging review of the current state of teacher education, with contributions by an international group of teacher educators. It focuses on issues confronting teacher educators today and in the coming decade, including the impact of globalization on the profession of teaching, and the need for teacher education to adapt to changing accountability requirements, and establish a set of minimum standards that qualify a person to teach.