In this era where reporting a child’s progress is a top priority of schools and centers across the nation, portfolios are a supportive, comprehensive alternative approach to report cards and are widely used in early childhood education (Wortham & Hardin, 2016). As leaders in the field, you have the responsibility of ensuring that the proper reporting tools are used and that they are used effectively. That is the basis for this assignment.
As an ECE administrator, you are putting together a proposal to persuade your district or child-care company to gain funding for a new portfolio system. Your proposal will not only compare and contrast two portfolio options, but will also defend why your rationale for choosing one of them as being the best fit for your school or center. Use Toulmin’s model for constructing your defense/argument.
For your proposal, you will:
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