Part II Essays ( 5 pts by ebz29832

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									                                                             Professional Teaching Portfolio Assessment—Short Form
Intern:    ___________________________________________         Reviewer’s Signature     :___________________________________________ 1 st Review Date:_________ 2nd t Review Date:_________
                                                                                                                                                                                 (if applicable)

Licensure Area: ___________________________________            Reviewer’s Signature     :___________________________________________ 1 st Review Date:_________ 2nd Review Date:_________
                                                                                                                                                                                (if applicable)

Exemplary      demonstrates a thorough and perceptive understanding; exhibits excellent evidence of attainment of all expectations or concepts; error free.
Competent*     demonstrates an accurate and thoughtful understanding; exhibits clear evidence of attainment of all expectations or concepts; error free
Developing     demonstrates incomplete understanding; exhibits some evidence of attainment of expectations or concepts; some errors in mechanics (spelling, punctuation, grammar)
Emerging       demonstrates a lack of understanding; exhibits minimal evidence of attainment of expectations or concept; many errors in mechanics.
* MINIMAL RATING REQUIRED FOR EACH COMPONENT

          Component                     Exemplary                     Competent *                         Developing                               Emerging                          Missing
Cover Page

Introduction/Highlights

Resume/Curriculum
Vitae

Philosophy of Teaching
& Learning


Portfolio-at-a-Glance &
Supporting Artifacts


Reflections


Conclusion


Language/mechanics


Organization


Presentation &
Navigability


Comments:


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                                                      Professional Teaching Portfolio: Assessment Descriptors

          Component                            Exemplary                           Competent                             Developing                            Emerging

Cover Page                          Basic information complete;         Basic information complete but         1-2 items of basic information      3 or more items of basic
                                    creative yet professional           appearance/layout not                  omitted or layout is not            information missing or layout is
full name, licensure area, local    appearance/layout                   particularly creative                  professional                        completely inappropriate
& permanent addresses,
telephone, email


Short Introduction/                 Information included in a           All information is included and        Some information is missing         Many items omitted OR
Highlights                          succinct & organized manner;        organization or presentation are       OR                                  information is presented in a
                                                                        satisfactory, not exceptional          information is presented in a       disorganized manner that is
Brief autobiography                 Tone is conversational yet                                                 manner that is fairly thoughtful,   difficult to follow
                                    academic tone and engages the                                              conversational, and professional
                                    reader


Resume/                             Professional & attention-getting    Professional appearance/layout;        Professional layout but weak in     Appearance/layout is not
Curriculum Vitae                    appearance/layout; informative      informative                            information                         professional & information
                                                                                                                                                   provided is minimal


Philosophy of                       Educational philosophy of the       Educational philosophy of the          Educational philosophy of the       Educational philosophy of the
Teaching & Learning                 teacher is clearly expressed;       teacher is described generally;        teacher is generally described &    teacher is unclear,
                                    considerable specific and           includes some specific and             includes at least some support to   incomprehensible, or
                                    appropriate support to justify      appropriate support to justify         justify beliefs but support may     contradictory and does not
                                    beliefs; sources correctly          beliefs;                               be partial and or overly general    include support to justify beliefs
                                    attributed using correct APA        sources correctly attributed using     OR some sources are not             OR many sources are not
                                    format; conversational yet          correct APA format; professional       correctly attributed OR tone is     correctly attributed
                                    professional tone appropriate for   tone appropriate for audience          unprofessional
                                    audience




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           Component                              Exemplary                              Competent                            Developing                             Emerging


Portfolio-at-a-Glance &                INTASC           ISTE Standards       INTASC            ISTE Standards       INTASC            ISTE              INTASC            ISTE Standards
Artifacts for Standards                Standards        correctly, briefly   Standards         correctly, briefly   Standards         Standards may     Standards not     not complete or
                                       correctly,       described;           correctly,        described;           may not be        not be            complete or       correctly, briefly
                                       briefly          artifact             briefly           artifact             correctly,        correctly,        correctly,        described;
                                       described;       descriptors brief    described;        descriptors brief    briefly           briefly           briefly           artifact
                                       artifact         & clear; shows a     artifact          & clear; shows a     described;        described;        described;        descriptors may
There does not need to be an entry     descriptors      great variety of     descriptors       good variety of      artifact          artifact          artifact          not be brief or
in every cell but there does need to   brief & clear;   artifacts            brief & clear;    artifacts            descriptors       descriptors       descriptors       clear; very few
be 2 artifacts per ISTE Standard       shows a great                         shows a good                           may not be        may not be        may not be        artifacts
(i.e. 2 artifacts per “column”).       variety of                            variety of                             brief or clear;   brief or clear;   brief or clear;   submitted to
                                       artifacts                             artifacts                              shows some        shows some        very few          show evidences
                                                                                                                    variety in        variety in        artifacts         of meeting
Make sure permission has been                                                                                       artifacts         artifacts         submitted to      standards
secured for all student work                                                                                                                            show
samples and that anonymity is                                                                                                                           evidences of
assured                                                                                                                                                 meeting
                                                                                                                                                        standards


                                       Evidence thoroughly convinces         Evidence generally convinces           Evidence is sketchy for some        Evidence generally does not seem
                                       reader that ALL ISTE standards        reader that the all ISTE standards     or all standards; little student    related to standard(s) and does not
                                       are met; K-12 student work is         are met; some student work is          work is included; some              convince reader that the
                                       included when appropriate to          included when appropriate to           artifacts reflect teacher’s         standard(s) is/are met; few, if any,
                                       verify competence; artifacts          verify; artifacts generally reflect    philosophy but most do not.         artifacts reflect teacher’s
                                       consistently mirror teacher’s         teacher’s philosophy, but not                                              philosophy
                                       philosophy                            always or thoroughly




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           Component                            Exemplary                           Competent                             Developing                           Emerging


Reflections                          All components included in          All components included in             All components included in          Some components omitted OR
                                     every reflection; justifications,   every reflection; justifications,      every reflection; justifications,   there is little or no development
Include:                             evaluations, and suggested          evaluations, and suggested             evaluations, and suggested          or plausibility of justifications,
                                     transformations are consistently    transformations are generally          transformations are somewhat        evaluations, or transformations.
Brief description of artifact        well-developed and plausible        well-developed and plausible           developed and plausible

When & where implemented &
under what conditions w/
description of students & events

Specific INTASC and/or
ISTE/NETS Standard(s) met w/
justification

Evaluation of artifact &
experience is thorough &
reflective

“Transformation” includes
possible improvements for the
future with explanations,
justifications



Conclusion                           Gives reader a clear summary of     Gives reader a summary of              Candidate’s experiences &           Experiences and artifacts are
                                     candidate’s experiences &           candidate’s experiences &              competencies gained are             poorly summarized with little or
A brief summary of major ideas       competencies gained with            competencies gained with some          described generally.                incorrect connections Standards.
learned about students, the          consistent connections to           connections to the professional        Connections to professional         Examples, if any, seem
curriculum, & schools as a           professional Standards.             Standards.                             Standards may be general if they    unconnected. No organization to
result of experiences with                                                                                      occur at all.                       ideas. Professional terminology
particular attention to              Many, specific examples are         Some specific examples are used        Few specific examples are used      either not used or used unclearly.
technology and diversity             used appropriately. Thoughts are    appropriately. Thoughts are well       or examples are not used
                                     well organized and engage the       organized but may not be highly        appropriately. Poorly organized
Identifies & briefly discusses 1-2   reader. Explanations provided as    engaging. Most points fully            ideas. Professional terminology
INTASC or ISTE                       to clarify points. Professional     clarified. Professional                used infrequently or incorrectly.
Standards/areas for continuing       terminology corrected applied.      terminology generally corrected        Tone may be inappropriate.
professional development             Tone is professional & sincere.     applied. Tone is professional.




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          Component                             Exemplary                              Competent                             Developing                           Emerging

Language, Mechanics                 Consistent, correct, standard          Generally correct use of standard      Numerous surface errors or           Numerous surface errors that
                                    English grammar, punctuation,          English grammar, punctuation,          message is not always clear          cloud meaning; incomplete
                                    word choice, sentence formation        word choice, sentence formation,                                            sentences or poorly formed
                                    & spelling. Message is clearly &       & spelling; Few, minor surface                                              paragraphs with spelling errors
                                    professionally conveyed                errors that do not interfere with                                           that interfere with the reviewer’s
                                                                           reviewer’s ability to read the                                              ability to read the documents.
                                                                           portfolio


Organization                        Well-thought out; clear; easy to       Organization is generally clear,       Organization has minor flaws         Organization is difficult to
                                    navigate; all components clearly       understandable, and easy to            and is fairly easy to navigate;      follow; components not labeled;
                                    labeled.                               navigate; most components are          some components are labeled;         components seem unrelated.
                                                                           clearly labeled.                       order or clarity is somewhat
                                                                                                                  fuzzy




Presentation &                      Attractive page layout; shows          Attractive & consistent page           Some pages do not appear to          Page design is messy,
Navigability (if applicable)        creativity, personality;               layout using good principles of        have been as thoughtfully            disorganized, unattractive or too
                                    consistency noted between              color and design; good use of          designed as others; captions are     ‘busy.’ Few captions.
                                    philosophy and all components;         captions                               adequate.
                                    excellent captions provide links
                                    between experiences & learning
                                    theories;

                                    Multi-linked pages maximize            Only a few links do not work;          3-10 links do not work; some         Most links do not work; many
                                    non-linear access; all links are       links are clearly labeled; work is     links are dead ends; links are not   dead ends
                                    clearly labeled and work               easy to navigate                       clear; whole portfolio is linear



Adapted from Neal, L. (2002). Electronic portfolio scoring rubric for Maryland teacher technology standards. Maryland State Department of Education.
http://www.smcm.edu/msde%2Dpt3/eportresource/




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