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Tips on Making Portfolios

I saw a question in a Facebook group, from a mom new to homeschooling. How do you create a homeschool portfolio? I can't find the post anymore, so I will answer it here instead. These are some of the things that worked for us in our 8 years of homeschooling, by God's grace.  Tips for Portfolio-making 1. Make a list.  At the beginning of the school year (or quarter), map out your curriculum. Your provider usually has training classes about curriculum mapping, so check with your advisor. It is important to list down possible projects/performance tasks for the quarter. This will serve as your guide for what to include in the portfolio. The beauty of homeschooling is you can tweak as you go along, so don't feel pressured about the list being set in stone - it's not!  2. Don't wait for the end of the quarter to start building your portfolio. Document as you go - take photos of the process, not just the output. File them in folders (physical or digital) so they are ea

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