Recommended Free ePortfolio Resources
Simply save artifacts in one Google Drive folder
This is an introduction to collecting, curating, and publishing artifacts
Save artifacts in one Google Drive folder
Use a Google Doc for self-evaluation that can link to artifacts
Create a Table of Contents that links to artifacts
Google Slides is a way to combine artifacts. It can contain reflections, images, and videos.
It can have links to documents stored in the Google Drive folder
Use Google Sites to create a student portfolio website. It works easily with all Google tools.
Templates are easy to use and allow enough customization for student to exercise choice.
Easy for young students
It does not require email or a Google account
Cannot be published publicly to the web
Teachers can collect and curate artifacts and then share with parents.
Students create drawings, typed notes, and screencasts
They can add files from their device or Google Drive
Student reflections can be attached to any artifact with built-in audio and video recording
Available as an iPad or Chrome app
Student reflections can be attached to any artifact with built-in audio recording
Students and teachers can import images and video, add text and drawings, and record audio
It offers many options for publishing including PDFs, video files, and ePub files which can be read with iBooks, the Kindle app, Google Play Books, and other applications
Has it’s own publishing platform to share creations safely on the web
Supports literacy (and other content areas)
Encourages self-regulated learning through goal setting, developing and monitoring strategies for accomplishing work, and reflecting on learning.
Commenting capabilities on specific student fields
Color codes visible only to teachers
Embedded teacher support