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Top 10 Sites for Creating a Digital Portfolio

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With no access to a classroom or a bulletin board, a digital portfolio offers an opportunity for students to showcase their work.  

10 Sites for Creating a Digital Portfolio

bulb - A popular site for creating and showcasing education-related digital portfolios that is compatible with many LMS platforms.

ClassDojo Portfolios - A simple-to-use, student-friendly platform that allows teachers to curate content and let parents see their own child’s work.

FreshGrade - An excellent all-in-one site for educators to create lessons, grade projects and communicate feedback, plus allow students to manage their own portfolios.

Google Sites - Districts and schools already using Google turn to Sites for student portfolios and control of who can view work.

KudosWall - A free, easy-to-use site that empowers students to build their own digital portfolios with audio, video, and images.

PortfolioGen - Designed for students and educators with tools to create a professional-looking digital portfolio, plus the ability to blog/journal, add an employment history, or share via social media. 

Seesaw - Educators can use this popular platform for assessing student work, differentiating instruction, and creating digital portfolios.

Showcase - A student-curated and -organized platform that allows them to control what items they want others to see. 

Sway - An education-focused app created by Microsoft that is ideal for building and sharing presentations, newsletters, and digital portfolios.

Weebly for Education - Secure platform for hosting student-built websites that also supports portfolios and offers a wide variety of templates, tools, and other features.

David Kapuler is an educational consultant with more than 10 years of experience working in the K-12 environment. For more information about his work, visit his blog at cyber-kap.blogspot.com.