Portfolio refers to the binder with hard copy. E-folio or webfolio refers to the electronic version of the portfolio.
The portfolio and e-folio ideas in this slideshow are aligned with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards. The examples are for English Language Arts.
Suggested Portfolio and E-folio Ingredients • Table of Contents including the IPTS • Two-three artifacts for each standard (see IPTS template for suggestions) • Rationale for each artifact • The portfolio should represent your entire course of study and your first-year teaching experiences
Artifacts: Tips • Artifacts may demonstrate more than one standard • Include photographs or quicktime movies of you teaching • Include evidence showing that students have learned what you taught (papers/tests/projects)
Illinois Professional Teaching Standards Content Knowledge Human Development and Learning Diversity Planning for Instruction Learning Environment
and . . . Instructional Delivery Communication Assessment Collaborative Relationships Reflection and Personal Growth Professional Conduct and Leadership
Content Artifactsliterature papers and projects from graduate and undergrad classeslinguistics papers and projectson-line glossary for students of literary terms and periodsorganized and annotated list of literature resources for students
Human Development and Learning Artifacts Lesson plans demonstrating particular appropriateness for age group psychology courses: papers and projects special education courses: papers and projects reflective writing young adult/children’s literature projects
Diversity ArtifactsMulticultural instructional unitsAccommodations (special education and gifted)English as a New Language Learner classroom practiceCourse papers and projectsReflective writingInstructional activities honoring students’ heritages
Okay, you get the idea! Now go back to slides 6 and 7 for the rest of the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards and you can organize your own teaching artifacts.