Digital portfolios are one of the best places for career exploration and execution. It’s no wonder they’re required for all CTE students by the Federal Perkins guidelines. Though digital portfolios should be required for all students in general.
It’s difficult to determine a career path, especially with an increasing amount of occupations. Starting a digital portfolio early in an academic career uncovers passions, talents, skills—and most importantly, direction.
Take a look at a few bulb digital portfolios from CTE students, successfully differentiating themselves to land a job in some of today’s most competitive industries.
Darrell Walker uses his bulb to plan his career. To have the best representation of himself, he’s added:
This student uses bulb to express their aesthetic and passion for art. You’ll find:
Keith McBrayer uses a website and bulb to practice business. His website showcases his products. His bulb showcases his abilities, perhaps to an investor someday. He uses the platform to:
No matter the career field, we know the importance of process and outline for outcome. bulb acknowledges that in its design. And teachers are capable of mimicking practical job skills and applications when creating their projects.
Like this trebuchet example—which shows every step of the process from the design to the final report.
But any project can follow the above outline. In fact, we already made the template for you. Get creative; build a project for the upcoming year.
With so many possibilities and opportunities on bulb, how will your students thrive with bulb digital portfolios?
For more inspirational examples from our CTE students, explore the bulbLibrary.