Focused Portfolios: A Complete Assessment for the Young Child
This exceptional classroom resource includes a complete introduction to the Focused Portfolios™ method, many step-by-step examples, and all the forms for portfolio collection. Especially designed for inclusive classrooms, this text is perfect for beginning or experienced teachers. It is also an excellent parent communication tool.
"Focused Portfolios is a comprehensive—yet easy-to-use—system to document children's growth and learning for the purpose of assessment and curriculum planning. The authors give detail on collecting the documentation, including such points as how to fit documentation into a busy day, presenting the portfolio in parent conferences, and using documentation to plan curriculum that supports children's current development, extends their interests and passions, and challenges them to achieve milestone behaviors and skills." —Young Children Journal