Summer Institute Workshop
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Creating ePortfolios FOR learning –not just as a showcase of learning, will be the primary focus of this workshop.  “An ePortfolio (electronic portfolio) is an electronic collection of evidence that shows a learning journey over time. The key aspect of an ePortfolio is the learner’s reflection on the evidence, such as why it was chosen and what they learned from the process of developing an ePortfolio. (from Helen Barrett’s Eportfolio Google Site:

Participants will learn about best practices for student selection and reflection with portfolios, and how they and their students can use Google Sites in conjunction with work already stored in Google Drive to build an ePortfolio that the students own and maintain to reflect on their learning journey.

ePortfolios The what, why, and how

Pros/Cons of ePortfolio Purpose 2016


Introductions/Norms, etc.

View Video/Discussion

Why: Purpose, Types, Commonalities

Pros/Cons Activity


Explore eportfolios & start creating your plan

Joint Note taking document

Google Sites Basics – Create a sandbox site


Continued work on sandbox site –Q & A time

Work on Page Layout, Create new site for your ePortfolio template for your students. Share out.

Make a copy of your template. Work on adding content to a sample portfolio/Share out, view each-others.  Share URL in PADLET 

Sharing portfolios – how to share template with students; Q & A