Icon: Webinars
Date Recorded: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Presenters: Emily Voss & Center Team Members

Building a Strong Portfolio

A well-organized portfolio is not just a documentation of students' efforts; it's a testament to their commitment to making a difference in their communities. We'll dive deep into strategies for structuring these portfolios to effectively communicate the depth and impact of their research and action plans.
For those opting for digital/electronic portfolios, we'll explore various platforms and tools to help students create engaging, multimedia-rich showcases. From interactive websites to multimedia presentations, we'll provide insights into leveraging technology to make their portfolios visually compelling and informative.
If you're interested in physical portfolios, we'll discuss creative approaches to design and organization. Physical portfolios can be powerful artifacts that leave a lasting impression, and we'll share tips on how to make them stand out.
See the Key Takeaways
  • Understand the importance of crafting a comprehensive portfolio to showcase research and action plans.
  • Explore strategies for structuring portfolios to communicate student projects' depth and impact effectively.
  • Discover tools and platforms for creating engaging digital/electronic portfolios.
  • Learn creative approaches to design and organization for physical portfolios.
  • Emphasize the power of storytelling within portfolios to make the impact more memorable.
  • Highlight the significance of including reflections within portfolios to provide a holistic view of students' growth as engaged citizens.

Professional Development

The Center has offered high-quality educator professional development for decades. Today, we provide such opportunities through our partners in several states in addition to organized Center events, self-paced online courses, and special webinars.

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