National Writing Project

The Quarterly

Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990

Book Review: Comprehending Oral and Written Language, by Horowitz and Samuels
By Bennett A. Rafoth

Book Review: Growing Up Writing, by Arlene Silberman
By Marjorie Kaiser

Book Review: Introduction to Folklore, by David C. Laubach
By Barbara Everson

CSW Update
By NWP Staff

Making the Writing Portfolio Real
By Kathryn Howard
Howard presents a structure for moving students toward successful portfolios....

NWP News
By NWP Staff

NWP Report: Progess Report on Staff Development in Collaborative Learning Techniques
By NWP Staff

Talking About Portfolios
By Sandra Murphy, Mary Ann Smith
After describing their portfolio project, the writers conclude that portfolios are messy, not a panacea....

Thinking Together About Portfolios
By Roberta Camp
This report by a writing assessment specialist records the explorations of a group of teachers who are thinking through what they would like portfolios to do for them and their students, and developing processes to make portfolios a valuable part of the students' learning experience....

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