Individual • Collaborative
Definition: The Teacher Portfolio option is a process involving the collection of best practices in an identified area. The portfolio documents evidence of teacher competencies and guides long-term professional development. It is a reflective tool to demonstrate professional growth over time.
To allow teachers the opportunity to reflect and gather data to support the professional goal, assess teaching strengths, and identify areas which may need improvement.
Teacher Portfolio Reflections blog
to read the insights of your peers.
Identify the portfolio focus area.
Gather 10-20 artifacts that document/support progress toward the teacher's identified portfolio goal.
Write a reflection for each artifact that relates to the portfolio focus area.
to learn more about using a blog for reflective notes.)
Present portfolio to desired audience, including the supervising administrator.
Review and discuss the identified portfolio focus area.
Provide direction, resources and/or support as requested.
Attend the portfolio presentation.
Examples/Focus Area/Goal Suggestions
Planning & Preparation
Methods of Instruction
Methods of Assessment
Use of Technology
Involvement in School Activities
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