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HOMESCHOOL PORTFOLIOS

A Basic Guide to Understanding a Big Homeschool Concern!

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WHAT IS A HOMESCHOOL PORTFOLIO?


I hope you saved EVERYTHING your student did this year! You’re about to spread it all out on the floor and create a masterpiece!


A Portfolio is a compressed version of everything your student did to learn. Proof if you will, that you did in fact educate them.


If you live in a state that does evaluations, a portfolio is necessary! If you live in a country where this “proof” is required, a portfolio will be the passport for continued educational freedom! It shouldn't be stressful or time-consuming. The need is simply to show progress and/or show documentation that your child learned what the authorities deem necessary.


It's never too late to create that homeschool portfolio, even if you have to dig papers out of bins from two years past! Some of us unintentionally create portfolios when we want to keep amazing art or writings our children did. You can certainly use this article to accomplish that.



WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF HOMESCHOOL PORTFOLIOS?


Many homeschoolers have a variety of choices to evaluate their child each year. Creating a portfolio is a popular choice throughout the US. Always make sure to check your state's requirements. It is a good way to keep some things for your child to look back on or in the case you move where one is required. There is always a possibility of needing that child to return to public school, and a portfolio will show what your child has accomplished. The purpose o