Teacher Education and Professional Development Portfolios: The process of developing electronic teaching portfolios can document evidence of teacher competencies and guide long-term professional development.
Simon Sinek, in his wonderful TED Talk, discusses How great leaders inspire action – talks about the Golden Circle. Leaders talk a lot about What and How, but really need to focus on Why.
Who knows what this means?
Success in the knowledge economy comes to those who know themselves – their strengths, their values, and how best they perform.
Portfolios in Formal Education: Exploring Personal and Professional IdentityBuilding a Professional Online Brand.
Do your e-portfolios have Voice? As Maya Angelou said, “When words are infused by the human voice, they come alive.”Do your portfolios represent individual identity, include reflection, and provide an opportunity to make meaning? ePortfolios are essential for 21st Century Literacy.
How do portfolios and reflection fit into the learning process?BEFORE - goal-setting (reflection in the future tense), DURING - immediate reflection (in the present tense), where students write (or dictate) the reason why they chose a specific artifact to include in their collectionAFTER - retrospective (in the past tense) where students look back over a collection of work and describe what they have learned and how they have changed over a period of time (in a Level 3 portfolio)