Updated: Jul 26, 2022
E-portfolios have been used for years, across career fields, to help individuals document, organize and archive learning, skills or experiences. It is a tool used in many capacities and in addition to a traditional resume. An ePortfolio can be a valid learning tool for students to track their educational goals, knowledge and accomplishments; to reflect on those goals and accomplishments; and to showcase achievement to college admission boards or potential employers. ePortfolios are a key tool in metacognition. They help students think about their own thinking and learning. Let's look at reasons why students should create an ePortfolio based on some education standards.