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Professional Development Portfolio

The portfolio is a tool that measures growth over time and demonstrates learning through a variety of artifacts, which are collected and included in the portfolio. Although there are a variety of portfolio formats, the professional growth portfolio is one that student teachers can use during their field experience, as well as in the recruitment process.

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Building Inclusive Environments

Alberta Education has developed a variety of tools and resources to support classroom teachers in building inclusive learning environments. These are available on the Alberta Education website.

More Resources

On our resources page, you will find more resources on topics such as Classroom management, Assessment, Fostering Effective Relationships and more.

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Suggested Books and Articles
A Brief History of Public Education in Alberta
Alberta Teachers’ Association
Alberta Teachers’ Association
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2002
A Principal’s Guide to Teacher Induction
Alberta Teachers’ Association
Alberta Teachers’ Association
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2015
Alberta Teachers’ Association Says Additional 3K Educators Needed to Reduce Class Sizes
Global News
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November 16, 2017
Boomers, Gen X, GenY, and Gen Z Explained
Kasasa
Kasasa blog
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January 13, 2021
Cooperating Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices
Wright, S, and M Grenier
University of New Hampshire
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2018
Early Career Teacher Attrition: Problems, Possibilities and Potentials
Clandinin, D J
Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development, University of Alberta
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2012
Heart! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader
Kanold, T D
Solution Tree
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2017
Improving Student Teachers’ Feelings of Preparedness to Teach Through Recruitment of Instructionally Effective and Experienced Cooperating Teachers: A Randomized Experiment
Ronfeldt, M, E Bardelli, H Mullman, M Truwit, K Schaaf and J C Baker
Anneberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University
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2019
Induction Programs That Keep New Teachers Teaching and Improving
Wong, H K
NASSP Bulletin 88, no 638: 41–58
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2004
Leadership Development: Ontario Leadership Strategy
Ontario Ministry of Education. nd
Ontario Ministry of Education
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Leading the Teacher Induction and Mentoring Program, 2nd ed
Sweeny, B W
Corwin
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2008
Lost and Found: Helping Behaviorally Challenging Students
Green, R W
Jossey-Bass
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2016
Making Good Choices
Curwin, R, and A Mendler
Corwin Press
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2003
Mentoring Experiences, Issues and Concerns in the Student-Teaching Program: Towards a Proposed Mentoring Program in Teacher Education
Galamay-Cachola, S, M Cristeta, M Aduca and F C Calauagan
Saint Mary’s University
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2018
Mentoring Matters: A Practical Guide to Learning-Focused Relationships
Lipton, L, and B Wellman
MiraVia
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2018
Never Work Harder than Your Students and Other Principles of Great Teaching, 2nd ed
Jackson, R R
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
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2018
Positive Discipline: Tools for Teachers
Nelson, J, and K Gfroerer
Penguin Random House
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2018
Surprising That Anyone Would Want to Be a Cooperating Teacher: The Challenges and Rewards of Hosting Student Teachers
Elfert, M, and A Clarke
Education Canada
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winter 2015
Survival Strategies: Practical Tools for Educators
Sandra Appleby, Gail Lennon and Candy RamberanSingh
Educational Services Committee, Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation
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1999
Teach Like a Pirate
Burgess, D
Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc
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2012
Teacher Education and Certification
Alberta Teachers’ Association
Alberta Teachers’ Association
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2017
Teachers and Educational Assistants: Roles and Responsibilities
Alberta Teachers’ Association
Alberta Teachers’ Association
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2000
Teachers’ Rights, Responsibilities and Legal Liabilities
Alberta Teachers’ Association
Alberta Teachers’ Association
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2019
Teaching Quality Standard
Alberta Education
Alberta Education
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2018
Teaching from the Inside Out, 3rd ed
Larry Beauchamp and Jim Parsons
Duval
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2000
Teaching in the Early Years of Practice: A Five-Year Longitudinal Study
Alberta Teachers' Association
Alberta Teachers' Association
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2013
The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide: Embarking on Your First Years
Tina H. Boogren
Solution Tree
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2018
The Bliss and Blisters of Early Career Teaching: A Pan-Canadian Perspective
Kutsyuruba, B, and K D Walker, eds
Word & Deed
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2017
The Difference Explicit Preparation in Cooperating Teacher Practices
Lafferty, K E
College of Education, San Diego State University
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2018
The First-Year Teacher: Be Prepared for Your Classroom, 4th ed
Bosch, K A, and M E Bosch
Corwin
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2015
The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate, and Create Community
Abrams, J, and V A von Frank
Corwin
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2014
Use of Scientific Knowledge by a Professional Group of Cooperating Teachers in their Reflective Support of Trainees
Caron, J
Université du Québec a Trois Rivières (Canada)
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2019
Voices from the Classroom: Pre-service Teachers’ Interactions with Supervising Teachers
Moosa, M, and L Rembach
Perspectives in Education 36, no 1: 1–13
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2018
Voices from the Classroom: Preservice Teachers' Interactions with Supervising Teachers
Moosa, M, and Rembach, L
University of Witwatersrand, School of Education
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2018
What Great Teachers Do Differently: 14 Things That Matter Most
Whitaker, T
Eye on Education
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2006
What Matters to Millennial Teachers? A Guide to Inspiring, Supporting, and Retaining the Newest Generation of Educators
Abrams, J
Educational Leadership 75, no 8 (May): 74-78
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2018
What Will Higher Education Look Like in 2020?
Digital Marketing Institute (DMI)
DMI blog
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May 30, 2018
Who Will Help Me to Do Well?: How to Best Support the Professional Growth of Alberta’s Newest Teachers
Alberta Teachers’ Association
Alberta Teachers’ Association
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2018
Work–Life Balance and the Canadian Teaching Profession
Froese-Germain, B
Canadian Teachers’ Federation
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2014