Developing Portfolios for Authentic Assessment PreK-3: Guiding Potential in Young Learners

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

By Bertie Kingore

Call Number: LB1029 .P67 K552 2008

A streamlined process for assessing children in the early grades!

Written for early childhood educators, this invaluable handbook demonstrates how to use portfolios for assessment and offers techniques for combining portfolios with traditional measurements to design effective instruction and curricula for young children.

Reflecting current research on how children learn, this practical resource features an insightful discussion on authentic assessment goals and ways to make the portfolio process fun for learners while using developmentally appropriate teaching practices. Educators will find:

  • Concise, easy-to-understand instructions for developing portfolios
  • Guidelines for involving children in portfolio development
  • Methods for gathering data and documenting students’ learning
  • Rubrics, sample portfolios, and abundant reproducibles
  • Additional materials and procedures to help integrate assessment and instruction

Developing Portfolios for Authentic Assessment, PreK–3 offers preschool and primary grade teachers efficient, user-friendly tools for assessing the children in their classrooms.

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