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Re: [teacherartexchange] Elementary portfolios?


From: Holmgren (holmgren_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Aug 04 2005 - 15:21:13 PDT

Hi Michal,

I'm wondering how many students you have? How do you store the portfolios?
Do you still periodically display students' work? and then put it back in
the portfolios? Do you keep all their work in the portfolios, or does some
go home before the end of the year? I know people talk about doing this,
but having almost 700 students and a severe lack of storage space, it seems
like a logistical nightmare.

Mary H.

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From: "M. Austin" <>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 4:25 PM
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Elementary portfolios?

> All of my students have their own portfolios, which stay in the artroom
> until the end of school. I have done this for 11 years now, and now have
> seniors who have 11 years worth of artwork stored safely at home because
> of the portfolios. I wouldn't do it any other way.
> ~Michal
> K-12 Kansas Art Teacher
>> I am a K-5 art teacher and am debating whether I want to use portfolios
>> this school year. I have done it both ways in the past, and I can see
>> the pros and cons of both approaches. Please e-mail me your thoughts on
>> this topic, including suggestions or support for using portfolios. For
>> example, do you recommend saving every artwork? When do the portfolios go
>> home, etc.?
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