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site provides students with information to facilitate independent development
of a professional portfolio.
|What is a professional portfolio?||What purposes do portfolios serve?||How should a professional portfolio be organized?|
|What should a professional portfolio include?||What are some creative ways of displaying artifacts in a professional portfolio?||What types of materials should be used in creating a portfolio?|
Professional Portfolios allow educators to display their
best work in a way that sets them apart from the crowd. A portfolio
can be used to give evidence of many skills and abilities that administrators
desire in a teaching candidate. Portfolios provide a venue to demonstrate
reflective thinking strategies, show professional growth over time in diverse
educational situations, and relay personal attitudes toward teaching and
learning. The portfolio serves as proof of the accomplishments achieved
during teaching experiences or educational careers. By selectively collecting
work and personal documents of achievement, educators can build a visual
representation of their past contributions that allow others to gain a
deeper and clearer picture of where they have been, where they are now,
and where they are going in the education profession. Evidence of
goal setting, pinnacles reached, and future career ambitions are all reflected
in a consummate professional portfolio.
purposes do portfolios serve?
Portfolios boost self-esteem as a visual representation of accomplishments and goals reached. Many times job applicants seeking a teaching position begin to sound and look alike. A portfolio is a way to show individuality and creativity. It is hardcopy proof of talents you possess and provides insight into potential areas of interest. A portfolio is a place to organize your thoughts and tenets relating to issues in teaching and learning. The best portfolios show self-reflection and an ability to distinguish what was good, what could have been better, and why something worked as expected or failed to do so.
should a professional portfolio be organized?
There are many ways to organize a portfolio that reflects the individuality of the student teacher/learner. A table of contents helps others to find areas of particular interest. Dividers with extended tabs help to separate and categorize information and artifacts. Suggestions and hardcopy examples will be shared in your portfolio training seminar that illustrate acceptable methods of organization.
What should a professional portfolio include?
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for Student Teachers
These sites include suggestions, examples, models, resources, and guidelines relating to professional or student teaching portfolios. Not all sites include information that is specific to your assignment. These sites are included to give you a chance to do some independent learning relating to developing a professional portfolio and to provide you with some ideas and guidance while you are planning your portfolio. Questions specific to your assignment can be directed to Pam Petty at 931-372-6558 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
This site offers an abundance of information with step-by-step instructions in developing an educator's professional portfolio. The entire guide can be purchased for about $5.35. Good idea.
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