Benchmark and Graduation Portfolio Envision Academy of

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					   Benchmark and
Graduation Portfolio
      Envision Academy of
      Arts and Technology
 The Graduation Portfolio and
    Presentation Defense:
1. is a graduation requirement for our school;
2. takes place for all students in grades 10 and
   12 on April 21-22, 2010
3. is the body of evidence that demonstrates
   mastery of 21st Century Leadership Skills
   and state content standards;
4. requires each student to demonstrate that
   he/she has mastered the academic skills
   necessary to succeed in college;
5. emphasizes the importance of reflecting on
   one’s learning
         Envision 21st Century
           Leadership Skills
   Communicate Effectively and Persuasively
   Think Critically
   Collaborate Productively
   Express Oneself Creatively
   Solve Problems Resourcefully
   Manage Projects Effectively
    The Graduation Portfolio
         Components
1. A student cover letter and introduction to the
  portfolio;
2. A digital arrangement of certified, mastery
  level student work produced in core content
  and/or interdisciplinary areas, which is
  assessed and certified by teachers prior to the
  presentation;
3. Reflective summaries of the work artifacts in
  the five core content areas;
4. Workplace Learning Artifact & Reflection
  and;
5. Leadership Skills Assessment written by the
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   The Benchmark Portfolio
        Components
 Six artifacts (high-quality pieces of student
  project work)
 Represent each of the six subject areas
 Represent each of the six 21st Century
  Skills
 Parent’s Role in Success of
 Graduation and Benchmark
          Portfolio

 Know the requirements and check in
  often with your child and Advisor on
  progress
 Monitor completion of Portfolio artifacts,
  which come from students’ project work
  throughout the year

				
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