Unformatted text preview: points are made, he brings up the main point in that portfolios allow the teacher to assess application rather than knowledge. This area is not only important to teachers, but students as well. Knowledge is one of the lower levels of Blooms taxonomy, and once these students are out of school, they were hardly be asked to regurgitate knowledge back to their superior. However, application, a higher level of Blooms, challenges the students to apply what they learned, into a final piece of work, which they will be asked to do often in the outside world. As educators, our job is to prepare students for what is to come, and I believe students will benefit significantly from learning how to think at higher levels. The article concludes with talking about different pro’s and con’s of the use of portfolio’s. Ultimately, I believe this article exemplifies that if used correctly, portfolio’s can be greatly utilized in classroom’s today, and very beneficial to students....
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- Spring '13
- Educational Psychology, Debut albums, final product, portfolio assessments