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Portafolios, journals, letters


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Portafolios, journals, letters

  1. 1. PORTAFOLIOS, JOURNALS, LETTERS<br />Presented by <br />Peter Allan<br />
  2. 2. Whatisa Portfolio?<br />A portfolio is a purposeful collection of student work that exhibits the student's efforts, progress, and achievements in one or more areas of the curriculum. The collection must include the following:<br />Teacher’s Training<br />2<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Student participation in selecting contents.
  4. 4. Criteria for selection.
  5. 5. Criteria for judging merits.
  6. 6. Evidence of a student's self-reflection.</li></ul>Teacher’s Training<br />3<br />
  7. 7. It should represent a collection of students' best work or best efforts, student-selected samples of work experiences related to outcomes being assessed, and documents according growth and development toward mastering identified outcomes.<br />2/23/2011<br />4<br />
  8. 8. Whyuse a Portfolio?<br />In this new era of performance assessment related to the monitoring of students' mastery of a core curriculum, portfolios can enhance the assessment process by revealing a range of skills and understandings one students' parts; support instructional goals; <br />Teacher’s Training<br />5<br />
  9. 9. reflect change and growth over a period of time; encourage student, teacher, and parent reflection; and provide for continuity in education from one year to the next. Instructors can use them for a variety of specific purposes, including:<br />Teacher’s Training<br />6<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Encouraging self-directed learning.
  11. 11. Enlarging the view of what is learned.
  12. 12. Fostering learning about learning.
  13. 13. Demonstrating progress toward identified outcomes.</li></ul>Teacher’s Training<br />7<br />
  14. 14. Creating an intersection for instruction and assessment.<br />Providing a way for students to value themselves as learners.<br />Teacher’s Training<br />8<br />
  15. 15. Offering opportunities for peer-supported growth.<br />9<br />
  16. 16. Journals<br />A journalhas several related meanings:<br />A daily record of events or business; a private journal is usually referred to as a diary.<br />2/23/2011<br />10<br />
  17. 17. A newspaper or other periodical, in the literal sense of one published each day.<br />Many publications issued at stated intervals, such as magazines, or scholarly pacific journals, academic journals, or the record of the transactions of a<br />11<br />
  18. 18. society, are often called journals. Although journal is sometimes used, erroneously, as a synonym for "magazine", in academic use, a journal refers to a serious, scholarly publication, most often peer-reviewed. A non-scholarly magazine written<br />12<br />
  19. 19. for an educated audience about an industry or an area of professional activity is usually called a professional magazine.<br />The word "journalist" for one whose business is writing for the public press has been in use since the end of the 17th century.<br />13<br />
  20. 20. Letters<br />Letter (message), a form of written communication, they can be:<br />Formal letters<br /> Letter of Presentation<br /> Letter of Recommendation<br /> Letter of Complaint<br /> Letter of Achievements<br />14<br />
  21. 21. Letter of Accomplishments<br />Letter of Acknowledgement<br />Informal letters<br />Letter to a pen-friend<br /> E-mails<br />Postcards<br />2/23/2011<br />Free template from<br />15<br />
  22. 22. THANK YOU<br />Peter<br />Allan<br />2/23/2011<br />Free template from<br />16<br />