Portfolio Items in Numerical Order

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MAT Portfolio Structure

Items Course Description Evaluator
1. Student ProfileLearner-Centered Proficiency 5 When completing final draft of portfolio Brief description of professional background, experience and goals. Advisor and second reader
  1. 2. My Classes

Learner-Centered Proficiency 1

When completing final draft of portfolio List and description of classes taken during the MAT program. Advisor
3. Why Teach?Learner-Centered Proficiency 5

 

EDUC 5113 A one-page narrative about why you want to teach, connect with your own experience and perspective. EDUC 5113 Instructor
4. ResumeLearner-Centered Proficiency 1 EDUC 5113 Submit a professionally written resume following the guidelines provided in class. EDUC 5113 Instructor
5. Teaching PhilosophyLearner-Centered Proficiency 1 EDUC 5123 Professionally written personal philosophy supported with formal and operational theories of learning. EDUC 5123 Instructor
6. PowerPointLearner-Centered Proficiency 1&2 EDUC 5131 Create a PowerPoint presentation to accompany one of the lesson plans written during the semester. EDUC 5131 Instructor
7. Lesson PlansLearner-Centered Proficiency 2 EDUC 5133 From a unit structure, develop a detailed lesson plan which includes technology and provisions for students with special needs. EDUC 5133 Instructor
8. Classroom ManagementProject

Learner-Centered Proficiency 2

EDUC 5143 Develop a student-centered discipline system based on all discipline models studied with 6 sections: philosophy statement, incentives, interventions and referral guidelines. EDUC 5143  Instructor
9. Field-based ReflectionLearner-Centered Proficiency 3 EDUC 5173 An essay on personal growth as a result of fieldwork and course work; describe a culturally inclusive community in your current or future classroom. EDUC 5173  Instructor
10. Content Area ResearchPaper

Learner-Centered Proficiency 1

Any content class where such a paper is required. If not required see your advisor Formal paper written under direction of the course instructor of one of your content classes or your advisor. Content class instructor or advisor
11. Self-selected ItemLearner-Centered Proficiency 4 From any of your classes or your student teaching or internship An item illustrating your achievement of Learner-centered Proficiency 4 with a written statement of approximately one page reflecting knowledge & growth. Advisor  and second reader
12. Self-Selected ItemLearner-Centered Proficiency__ From any of your classes or your student teaching or internship An item illustrating your achievement of one or more Learner-centered Proficiencies with a written statement of approximately one page reflecting knowledge & growth. Advisor  and second reader
13. TExES ScoresLearner-Centered Proficiency 1 Content TExES taken during first semester, PPR TExES taken after EDUC classes PPR test for grade level & content-area test. Must be included for portfolio to be complete. Your advisor
14. Final ReflectionLearner-Centered Proficiency 5 Last semester of your program Essay of from 3-5 pages on progress in each of the Learner-Centered Proficiencies and how these were achieved. A discussion of changes in philosophy or practice over time is expected. Your advisorand 2nd reader
15. Presentation PortfolioLearner-Centered Proficiency 4 Last semester of your program All portfolio items placed in a web-based format for presentation, using technology, design and other elements to enhance appearance. Should include suitable reflection connecting items to teacher proficiencies & competencies. Your advisorand 2nd reader
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