Concentration Core class
Artifact Elective class
Electronic Portfolio – a collection of key
artifacts and assignments and reflections
on assignments created in a digital format
& stored digitally (for example on a CD)
Portfolio – a collection of key
assignments & artifacts stored in a folder,
box, file, notebook, etc.
Artifact – a piece of work completed in
any class. It may be written text,
audiovisual, or scanned.
General Education Courses – required courses
for all graduates.
Concentration – area of study that is your
special focus (Career Path)
Reflection on Artifact – one or several
paragraphs that accompany each artifact in your
portfolio and provide your comments as to why
the artifact was selected, how the piece
demonstrates one or more core values, why new
learning took place & how the pieces relates to
the impact of your education & future.
What Is an Electronic Portfolio
For educational purposes, the definition of
a portfolio is a collection of student work
over a period of time.
Why Create an Electronic Portfolio
Traditional portfolios include files,
boxes and or binders holding papers,
cassettes, pictures, drawings would take
up lots of space.
Electronic portfolio stores information
which can be easily stored in a computer
hard drive , floppy disc, CD or other.
Electronic portfolios not only take up
little physical space, but can hold a great
deal of information.
Why Create an Electronic Portfolio?
A Student Portfolio is important to high
applying for a job
during the college admissions and scholarship
to college students for career preparation and
interviewing as well as graduate school
What to Include
Exemplary Academic Work
Experiential Learning: such as
apprenticeships, field trips, special projects and
employment. Upload and describe photos, job
descriptions and completed projects which are
then viewable through the online portfolio.
Electronic Resume: The cover page of a
student's portfolio provides a high level summary
of a students achievements and an opportunity to
make a great first impression. You can provide a
personal vision statement, personal philosophy of
leadership, academic and life goals, etc.
What to Include
Reflections: Students can enter
reflections on their learning into their
online portfolio. Reflection doubles every
learning opportunity and helps develop a
deeper understanding of their total
learning experience and the
interconnections among academics,
extracurricular, community service,
hobbies, reading, college and career
What to Include
Organization and Planning: Your student
portfolio helps organize academic experiences and
Our online student portfolio is organized:
First, links are provided on every page for user definable
achievement categories such as Academics, Community
Service, Extracurricular, Athletics, etc.
Second, organized by grade level (e.g. Freshman,
Sophomore, Junior, Senior). Within these grade levels a
student may record details about their particular courses
and curriculum for that year.
Third, an unlimited number of additional pages can be
added including personals, hobbies, favorites, etc.
More Web Links - Samples
Electronic Portfolio Assignment
Use Dreamweaver to create a home page
Create at least 4 additional pages and
provide links from the home page to these
pages (add background & text colors)
Provide links to best assignments &
Pages should be well designed and
Include pictures and graphics
This Assignment Will Be Continuous
You will be adding data and artifacts
throughout this school year.
You may bring a CD on which to store
Suggestions: Include the following
portfolio, best projects
Reflections on events
College & Career
Web links: Princeton
Update Your E-Portfolio
Each Six Weeks Period
This is your creation!