Research and practice show that portfolios are powerful tools for assessing students authentically, communicating with parents about the learning process, and helping learners across all grade levels and content areas record their successes and take ownership of their learning.
The third edition of The Portfolio Connection offers practical advice and reader-friendly strategies for implementing student portfolios in the classroom. Through step-by-step procedures, the authors help teachers incorporate standards into the portfolio process by providing expanded checklists and rubrics to monitor student progress. The updated edition also includes:
Additional information on e-portfolios and integrating technology
Steps for conducting student-led conferences
Portfolio examples for children with special needs
Guidance on increasing parent involvement
Information on the impact of NCLB on student assessment
Discover how you can use portfolios to heighten students' self-reflection while expanding their critical and creative thinking skills.