Portfolio Analysis

Published: 9/18/2012 10:26 AM

Portfolio analysis is a structured examination of a school's writing program, as reflected in the student portfolio collections.

 

‚ÄčIt provides an opportunity for an entire faculty to meet together as professionals with one common goal: to improve student performance. Its objectives are to analyze portfolios to determine instructional implications for a school, to help schools gather evidence of instructional strengths and needs, and to target professional development and consolidated planning. Part Three of the resource Kentucky Writing Program: Creating a Culture of Feedback and Analysis guides schools through this process. Adding Parts One and Two of this resource guides schools in developing a system of ongoing feedback and analysis at the classroom level, the team level and the school level.

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The objectives of analysis are

  • to analyze portfolios to determine instructional implications for a school
  • to help schools gather evidence of instructional strengths and needs
  • to target professional development and consolidated planning that will lead to improved student performance