BC: Created By Cheryl Capozzolli
FC: Alternate Supervision Methods By: CCapozzoli | ePortfolios
1: Why Use Them?
2: How does the approach support the needs of adult learners?
3: - represents an individual's efforts, progress and achievements - over time includes self-reflection and individual efforts - based on learner goals and initiatives - is a tool for facilitating life-long learning and career development
4: How does the approach support differentiated professional development to meet the unique needs of staff in your school?
5: - based on individual needs and goals - performance-based and indicates evidence of the attainment of knowledge, skills and attitudes - based on individual and specific needs - self-paced and flexible in artifact selection - self evaluative – formative and summative are ongoing
6: What elements need to be in place so that the professional development is of high quality and effectively improves instruction?
7: - teaching philosophy goals and action steps - rationale for implementing ePortfolio as a supervision tool – why create one buy in from staff - core competencies and evidence through artifact collection and presentation - training – how to create an online web portfolio - rationale for artifact selection rubric for scoring
8: How does the approach support teacher evaluation?
9: - self reflective and outcomes based on state and local teaching standards - teachers complete tasks and learning goals through authentic project based representations - determines growth and level of understanding and skills
10: - supervisor can determine growth through teacher artifacts and self reflections - authentic assessment in evaluating the effectiveness of a teacher for licensure and/or employment decisions.
11: - vehicle for assessing the relationship between teacher choices or actions and their outcome ePortfolio Resources http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech111.shtml http://campustechnology.com/Articles/2009/11/01/ePortfolios.aspx http://www.utc.edu/Administration/WalkerTeachingResourceCenter/FacultyDevelopment/Portfolios/ http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Sheridan_Center/docs/teach_port.pdf