The Great Debaters

To Speak In Lieu of Talking

Jose Vilson Jose 4 Comments

Today, I got the wonderful opportunity to see the portfolio-based assessment presentations / defenses at an alternative high school. While it’s certainly a time-consuming process for all parties involved, the results justify the means. The students spoke with such clarity, even when struggling with the language, I only wished my students could speak with such voice for themselves. One girl in particular jolted me to the core. Her autobiography portfolio, …