Maintain a design portfolio/engineer’s notebook.
DefinitionMaintenance should include organizing and updating
- rough drafts
- student performance, including self-assessment
- data collected
- daily logs.
- What are the key elements of a portfolio?
- What is the importance of creating a portfolio?
- What are some reasons to maintain a paper trail?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
- analyzing and interpreting evidence from primary and secondary sources, including charts, graphs, and political cartoons;
- analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
- analyzing information to create diagrams, tables, charts, graphs, and spreadsheets;
- determining the accuracy and validity of information by separating fact and opinion and recognizing bias;
- constructing informed, evidence-based arguments from multiple sources;
- determining multiple cause-and-effect relationships that impact political and economic events;
- taking informed action to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
- using a decision-making model to analyze and explain the costs and benefits of a specific choice;
- applying civic virtue and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
- defending conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from sources.
The student will demonstrate personal character traits that facilitate thoughtful and effective participation in civic life by
- practicing trustworthiness and honesty;
- practicing courtesy and respect for the rights of others;
- practicing responsibility, accountability, and self-reliance;
- practicing respect for the law;
- practicing patriotism;
- practicing thoughtful decision making; and
- practicing service to the school and/or local community.
The student will apply social science skills to understand personal finance and career opportunities by
- identifying talents, interests, and aspirations that influence career choice;
- identifying human capital such as attitudes and behaviors that strengthen the individual work ethic and promote career success;
- identifying human capital such as abilities, skills, and education and the changing supply of and demand for them in the economy;
- examining the impact of technological change and globalization on career opportunities;
- describing the importance of education to lifelong personal finances; and
- analyzing the financial responsibilities of citizenship, including evaluating common forms of credit, savings, investments, purchases, contractual agreements, warranties, and guarantees.