Two teen girls standing together holding a poster with musical notes and other drawingsCurriculum products or student artifacts come in a wide variety of interpretations based on the type of qualitative or quantitative assessment a project requires and they can be a unique alternative to more traditional forms of evaluation. A few examples include presentations, journals, and portfolios.

When to Use: As a hands-on method for applying learning to creating a project or artifact

Estimated Time: Varies depending on project

Participants: Youth

Supplies: Flexible depending on student-driven project ideas.

  • Journals can be physical notebooks or online
  • Posters can be hard copy or created online
  • Art or craft materials

Sample Ideas:

  • Design a society
  • Solve a local problem
  • Publish something
  • Place-based projects
  • Add technology