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LSC596Scanlon_Portfolio: Summary Matrix

Professional Portfolio Matrix



RIPTS 1. Teachers create learning experiences using a broad base of general knowledge that reflects

an understanding of the nature of the communities and world in which we live.


Artifact #1: The Water Princess lesson


Artifact #2: Fake News lesson

RIPTS 2. Teachers have a deep content knowledge base sufficient to create learning experiences that

reflect an understanding of central concepts, vocabulary, structure and tools of inquiry of the

disciplines/content areas they teach.


Artifact #1: Penguin Research Project


Artifact #2: Exclamation Mark Lesson

RIPTS 3. Teachers create instructional opportunities that reflect an understanding of how children

learn and develop.


Artifact #1: TrueFlix Climate Change Lesson


Artifact #2: Typing Links

RIPTS 4. Teachers create instructional opportunities that reflect a respect for the diversity of learners

and an understanding of how students differ in their approaches to learning.


Artifact #1: Natural Hazards lesson


RIPTS 5. Teachers create instructional opportunities to encourage all students' development of critical

thinking, problem solving, performance skills, and literacy across content areas.



Artifact #1: elementary school lessons, website links


Artifact #2: Wolf Lesson unit & CT Observation

RIPTS 6. Teachers create a supportive learning environment that encourages appropriate standards

of behavior, positive social interaction, active engagement in learning and self-motivation.


Artifact #1: Library Expectation Posters


Artifact #2:  "I Love Library Because" and 5th grade Fun Friday pictures

RIPTS 7. Teachers work collaboratively with all school personnel, families and the broader community

to create a professional learning community and environment that supports the improvement

of teaching, learning and student achievement.


Artifact #1: Reading Week & Personalized Literacy Night


Artifact #2: Penguin Research Collaborative Project

RIPTS 8. Teachers use effective communication as the vehicle through which students explore,

conjecture, discuss and investigate new ideas.


Artifact #1: Six Dots book and Braille cards


RIPTS 9. Teachers use appropriate formal and informal assessment strategies with individuals and

groups of students to determine the impact of instruction on learning, to provide feedback

and to plan future instruction.


Artifact #1: Kahoot Assessments


Artifact #2: Wolf Lesson KWL Chart, Student Assessment, Teacher Assessment

RIPTS 10.Teachers reflect on their practice and assume responsibility for their own professional

development by actively seeking and participating in opportunities to learn and grow as



Artifact #1: RILA ILART Lesson Swap


Artifact #2: Blended & Personalized Learning Conference

RIPTS 11.Teachers maintain professional standards guided by legal and ethical principles.


Artifact #1: Copyright & Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers


Artifact #2: Journey to Success Discipline Form

AASL Standard 4: Advocacy and Leadership. Candidates advocate for dynamic school library

programs and positive learning environments that focus on student learning and achievement

by collaborating and connecting with teachers, administrators, librarians, and the community.

Candidates are committed to continuous learning and professional growth and lead

professional development activities for other educators. Candidates provide leadership by

articulating ways in which school libraries contribute to student achievement.



Artifact #1: Personalized Literacy Night


Artifact #2: Blended & Personalized Learning Site Visit & Conference

AASL Standard 5: Program Management and Administration. Candidates plan, develop,

implement, and evaluate school library programs, resources, and services in support of the

mission of the library program within the school according to the ethics and principles of library

science, education, management, and administration.


Artifact #1: Weeding & Collection Development


Artifact #2: Library LibGuide