Friday, October 19, 2007

Digital portfolio: a record of your successes that will aid your applications for scholarships, jobs, camps, grants, etc.

Annique's 1st 9 wks
Originally uploaded by trudeau
Today's student knows that record keeping is a lifetime skill. Storing papers you've written on your computer's hard drive is one way in which students already keep a digital record of work. But the process need not end there.

Keeping a public digital portfolio is a worthy idea. The excellent report card above has been saved by photographing it with a digital camera and uploading it to a site that is called a photo storage site but can become your personal academic site.

Applications for summer programs, jobs and scholarships may be enhanced by being able to organize your record of work via a site such as

You may photograph your top work during geography class as part of your growth in social studies skills.

What are your thoughts on this?

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