Want to bring your teaching to the next level? Are you ready to do what it takes to become a "master teacher" and be recognized by students, parents, and your supervisor for using strategies that work? Look no further! In this course you will learn everything you need to get started with a teaching strategy that will not only transform your career, but could increase your students' performance by 30 percentile points! The course, "Getting Started with Student Data Portfolios" will teach you what experts have found to be the most effective strategies in boosting student achievement at all grade levels. So what are you waiting for? Spend some time interacting with this course and take your teaching to the next level the next day!
Getting Started With Student Data Portfolios
Follow these easy, research-based steps to become a master teacher today!
Student data portfolios can be as simple as you would like. Follow these "non-negotiable" to ensure your data portfolios include the key components for powerful teaching and learning. Check out these sample student data portfolios for ideas on what to include! Resources are also included in this course that you can modify and use to meet your needs.
Standards-based instruction is a priority for most school districts. Follow these simple steps to become a recognized professional in standards-based instructional practices. Are parents confused about the standards? Use the attached resources for tips on how to demystify standards for parents...and students!
Stand out from the rest and include your students in parent-teacher conferences! You will find that you will have less questions from parents and more ownership from students. If there is an issue you need to address with a parent, you can always do this privately. Use these resources and ideas and give it a try during your next conference time!
Tired of the paper mess? Have access to a scanner and a computer? Try using data portfolios online or on a computer database! Learn the basics of how you can start using e-portfolios with students of any age today!
Now that you have the basics, it's time for you (or your students) to put together your first student data portfolio with me! Follow along with this video to begin your first data portfolio. What you will need: The resources in this module, a binder (or e-portfolio platform), hole punch (not applicable if using an e-portfolio), standards checklists from Lecture Four (or from your district).
Take the lead in introducing student data portfolios to your staff! Use my sample professional development session, tried and true, to help you plan your first training for teachers. Go from teacher to teacher leader following these few simple steps!
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