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A portfolio is a thoughtful, annotated collection of student work. Portfolios can serve many purposes. Although they are often used as a cumulating activity, they can also be used to trace student progress.

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In this video, Bernajean Porter and Gayle Britt discuss student portfolios, allow student to practice metacognition, 3 kinds of portfolios: (1) formative, (2) summative, (3) job-related, electronic portfolio advantages: motivation, links, reflection, self-assessing – Excerpt from “Integrating Technology in the Curriculum”, Canter & Associates

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eye means readRead Key Word: Portfolio in THE BLUE BOOK by Callison and Preddy, 476-482.

Or, Portfolio Originally published School Library Media Activities Monthly 14, no. 2 (October 1997).

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Callison, Daniel (1993). The Potential of Portfolio Assessment. School Library Media Annual.

Yoshina, Joan & Harada, Violet H. (1998). The Missing Link: One Elementary School's Journey with Assessment. School Library Media Activities Monthly 14(7)

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