Portfolios
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Physical Portfolio

The Portfolio Showcase & Evaluation

The completed portfolio and binder are displayed at showcases at the class, school, district, state, or national levels. Evaluators review each portion of the portfolio and documentation binder using the Guidelines for Portfolio Evaluation and the Portfolio Rating Sheet. For more detailed instructions on holding a portfolio showcase, please review the Guidelines for a Showcase Event.

Example Portfolio

View an exemplary Project Citizen portfolio created by a fifth-grade class at W.J. Quarles Elementary School located along the Gulf Coast in Long Beach, Mississippi. Their teacher Carol Paola compiled the "Teacher Tips."
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Electronic Portfolio

Suggestions for Teachers on Creating an Electronic Portfolio:
  • Consider creating a portfolio to provide an example for your students
  • Have your students choose a format (software/application) to use when displaying your portfolio (Powerpoint, Pages, google slides, Prezi, electronic binder, etc...)
  • Demonstrate each the use of the step-by-step with students in a lab setting.
Example Portfolio

This online portfolio from Benjamin Franklin Elementary in Franklin, Wisconsin, was awarded a rating of Superior at the 2013 Project Citizen National Showcase. It was created online using Google Presentation, free software similar to PowerPoint.
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