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How much is their work worth?

In 1992, Dallas Public Schools tried out a reading/language arts portfolio assessment. A research project examined how well this portfolio program worked and found that the school district was unprepared to provide the time, money and technical quality required to … Continue reading

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Defining the portfolio

Do you regret the time lost with state mandated assessments? What if the products being assessed were actually part of the learning experience. That is one of the ideas behind the move to assess students through their portfolios. However, before … Continue reading

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