Below are the requirements for your Teacher Education portfolio. We recommend using Weebly to build your site. Here is a brief tutorial on using Weebly.
1. Introduction Video
You need to create an introduction video/presentation that contains information about yourself and why you want to be a teacher. The video should be embedded on your portfolio. Below are the requirements for this video:
2. Community Service Reflection Paper
As faculty in the College of Education, we believe that one of the best methods to help you grow as professionals educators is to provide you with real experiences working with real children or youth. Thus, you will complete 30 hours of community service in a setting in which you are volunteering with children or youth and reflect on this experience as part of your application to the Teacher Education Program.
Reflection Paper: After you have completed the 30 hours of community service, you will write a paper. Requirements:
Your student teaching portfolio should contain the following items. We recommend using Weebly to build your site. Here is a brief tutorial on using Weebly.
Selecting Images for Your Portfolio
Make sure you have permission to use the images on your portfolio. Below are a few sites with free images that are in the Public Domain or havea Creative Commons license.