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Author Jones, Marianne (Marianne E.)

Title Developing your portfolio-- enhancing your learning and showing your stuff [electronic resource] : a guide for the early childhood student or professional / Marianne Jones, Marilyn Shelton.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2011.

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Edition 2nd ed.
Description vii, 174 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Portfolios have often been used as a way for teachers to monitor and assess their students' progress, but this book picks up on the current trend of using portfolios to assess teachers themselves as part of their degree requirements. As a professional development tool, portfolios are also useful for classroom teachers in evaluating their practice, and in showcasing their skills and accomplishments for use in interviews.<BR><BR>Veteran teacher educators Marianne Jones and Marilyn Shelton provide practical and comprehensive guidance specific to the needs of pre- and in-service teachers of young children. This thoroughly revised and updated new edition features: <UL><LI>A flexible and friendly approach that guides students at varying levels of experience through the portfolio process.</LI></UL><UL><LI>New material on the portfolio planning stage and additional coverage on the importance of developing a personal philosophy. </LI></UL><UL><LI>A companion website with additional instructor materials such as printable templates, exercises for improving portfolio skills, and more. </LI></UL>Both theoretical and practical, the book addresses issues and mechanics related to process and product, instruction and guidance techniques, the role of reflection, and assessment strategies. With concrete examples, rubrics, tips, and exercises, this book will provide a step-by-step guide to creating a professional teaching portfolio"-- Provided by publisher.
"Portfolios aren't just for documenting the work of young children--they can also be powerful resources for early childhood educators' professional preparation and development, from evaluating one's classroom practice to showcasing skills and accomplishments. Veteran teacher educators Marianne Jones and Marilyn Shelton provide practical and comprehensive guidance on developing a portfolio specific to the needs of pre- and in-service teachers of young children. This updated new edition features: - A flexible and friendly approach that guides students at varying levels of experience through the portfolio process. - New material on portfolio planning and organization and additional coverage on writing rationales and captions - A companion website with additional instructor and student resources such as guides for activities, PowerPoint slides, printable templates, questions to ponder, and worksheets for improving students' portfolio skills. Both theoretical and practical, this valuable resource addresses issues and mechanics related to process and product, instruction and guidance techniques, the role of reflection, and assessment strategies. With concrete examples, rubrics, tips, and exercises, this book provides a step-by-step guide to creating a professional teaching portfolio"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Portfolios in education.
Early childhood teachers -- Training of.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Shelton, Marilyn (Marilyn R.)
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415800518 (hardback)
9780415800525 (paperback)
0203835034
9780203835036 (e-book)

 
    
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