StoneSoup Portfolio Elements

Teachers direct student self assessment by asking students questions about their learning. The questions fall into four categories. Each category has an initial set of elements. Schools can add or delete elements from the default template listed below.

Explore Create Discuss Reflect
Background Writings Informal Description
Readings Activities Experts Story
Resources Presentations Teachers Responses
Assignments New_Questions       

Teachers transform these elements into questions that help their students think about lessons. Examples of question sets are attached.

Teachers can also change the element names. Below is a template of element names that correspond more closely to the scientific method:

Explore Create Discuss Reflect
Purpose Graphs Conclusions Next Steps
Procedures Tables Implications New Problems
Materials Journals   New Questions