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Portfolio as assessment data
This article reflects on tools and strategies teachers in a Colombian school use to understand students’ learning process. “This is a reflection based on tools and strategies that we as teachers use to understand students’ learning process. In particular, I want to talk about the student’s portfolio. We have very clear criteria to assess the […]
Google portfolios model
Grade 3 teacher shares how her students are using technology “to create their learning space, communicate their learning with others, organize their evidence into portfolio entries, and demonstrate they can be responsible digital citizens through their online presence in the portfolio.” Schools have a responsibility to show evidence of student learning. Portfolios are one method […]
Student-led conferences: Putting the students’ learning first
“This year, our PYP school decided to make the step from traditional teacher-parent reports day to student-led conference from primary grades 1 to 5. According the IB guidelines: “Student-led conferences involve the student and the parents. The students are responsible for leading the conference, and also take responsibility for their learning by sharing the process […]