Example Learning Portfolios


Moriah Carlson’s Fashion Class:

Carla Repice’s Bronx Art Collective:

Tyler Kelley’s Printmaking class:

Ryan Raffa Creative Technology:


Melyse’s portfolio:

Michela’s portfolio:

Noorjahan’s ELA  portfolio:

Chet’s blog:

Noelia’s blog:

Wendy’s portfolio:

George’s portfolio:

Emma’s blog:

Teaching Resources

Types of Blog Posts for Portfolios

First Five Lessons to Start Blogging

Parsons Online Portfolio Class

Recommended Tools

Google Apps for Education (including Drive, Slides, Blogger, and Classroom)




Timeline JS3


Mastery Collaborative Webinar, December, 2015

Arts Education Partnership National Forum Presentation, September 2015

National Guild Conference Presentation with Carnegie Hall, November 2015


“How to Create Digital Learning Portfolios in the Classroom” – Rudy Blanco on EdSurge/TedEd

The Learning Portfolio Project zine (published for SXSWedu 2016)


Related Research and Initiatives

Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success – Network of over 90 higher education institutions developing an online portfolio system for college admissions

NYC DOE’s Mastery Collaborative – NYC-based network of schools using mastery based learning

Mouse – A key partner for school implementation

Hive NYC’s Connected Credentials Project – DML Trust Challenge-funded working group exploring how badges and portfolios can unlock opportunities for young people

New York Performance Standards Consortium – Network of 28 New York schools using alternative assessments to high stakes testing




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