Things to consider
Purpose of portfolio
Description of ePortfolio process using apps
Will student work be public?
Will students be able to view / comment on peers
Will teacher be able to provide feedback privately?
Is student work organized for viewing?
Are the portfolios transferable from year to year?
Can students access / export their work outside of
Does the platform allow for multiple file types (docs,
audio, video files)?
Are there costs for using the tool or platform?
Can a teacher create a teacher account / student
accounts, or do students sign up on their own? Is there
a minimum age?
Can the tool be integrated into an existing SIS?
Showcase student work
Evaluate student work
Track student growth
work in digital
format, stores it in
folder, shares with
Student should ask….
What am I most proud to highlight about
What does this work show about my
What more can I learn?
Student self-assesses and teacher provides
Identify the PURPOSE of portfolio.
Indicate goals, outcomes and standards
Create template in Google Site for students to collect / display work
Check student work and provide feedback for assessment.
Allow students to update their work based on your comments.
Use a rubric to evaluate student work.
Allow students to present highlights of their portfolios.
Create a Google Site with the following elements:
Introduction (who are you?)
Journal/Blog (describe the purpose)
Collection of work to display in this portfolio
Reflection: how do items in portfolio show achievement and meet goals?
Create a Folder for work on Google Drive (store
video, docs, presentations)
Create a folder in Google Drive
Share from an app to the Google Drive
Evernote lets you take notes, sync files across
Create folder for each student or 1 for class
Access from anywhere
devices, save webpages, capture media, and
share your ideas.
Find info fast! Search by tag, keyword or text
within your note
Voicethread allows conversations in the
cloud. Students/teachers/parents can
comment on an image or idea.
Students create a VT of their work to use as a