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The Purpose
The Focused Portfolios™ Assessment process
The Design of the Focused Portfolios™ process
Focused Portfolios™: A complete assessment process
This Book is "Teacher-Friendly" because it's straightforward and easy to use.

The Purpose The Purpose (use links above for content)
The Focused Portfolio™ process is used to document children's growth and development. It has a structure and plan so that all areas of development are included. The documentation provided in this type of portfolio can be used by teachers for two primary purposes:
  1. To share information about children's growth and development with families.
  2. To guide in planning curriculum that is individualized for each child.
Focused Portfolios: Teachers and Families focused on children's development and learning.