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5 Tips to Getting Started with ePortfolios

The Innovative Educator

ePortfolios are making a comeback. 1) Choose a platform First you need to check out what resources are available for ePortfolios. You can start with this list of ePortfolio apps and websites from Common Sense Education. 2) Find resources to support this work Helen Barrett has been focusing on ePortfolios for a long time. Watch out standardized testing. Finally! Great!

Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

iLearn Technology

How to integrate Seesaw into the classroom: We’ve long used Evernote as our eportfolio of choice , because it was a simple (enough) entry point and gave students enough flexibility to show what they were working on. At Anastasis , even non-digital native assignments get captured in our eportfolio through the camera or video. The metacognition implications of Seesaw are awesome!

Creating My Personal ePortfolio of Learning

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

I've started a ThingLink ePortfolio to document my own learning throughout the conference. Power the ePortfolio Process with ThingLink EDU Explore this iteractive image and watch it grow As I prepare for the EdTech Teacher iPad Summit in Boston next week I've found an incredible opportunity to practice what I will be teaching.

11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios

Edutopia

Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher Classroom Technology An electronic portfolio can helping students reflect on their learning, organize and share their products, and maintain a record of their accomplishments for the future

AP Jeopardy Review – Let’s #ePortfolio That: Using @PearDeck, @Wacom Tablets, and @msOneNote #edchat

techieMusings

I think this activity is a perfect addition to my student’s ePortfolio, as the reflection piece was built right into the assignment. Have you ever been super excited about “gamifying” a review session (ie: Jeopardy review) only to realize that the competitive feel in the room becomes overwhelming? Each year, around this time, I play a game of AP Calculus Jeopardy with my class. We have just finished learning “new material” and are ready to hit review mode. The game is a way to begin synthesizing material from the beginning of the course through to the end.

Power the ePortfolio Process with ThingLink EDU

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

For those interested in a bit of background knowledge, please see a post published on this blog in August of this year, Back to School with ThingLink ePortfolios I had an amazing time working with educators today during my iLab session at the EdTech Teacher iPad Summit! To follow up, I'm posting my interactive slideshow with links to resources and examples.

SeeSaw – Easily Capture K-12 Student Learning in any Form

EmergingEdTech

Collaboration & Brainstorming Electronic Portfolios Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Project Based Learning best digital portfolio app tool software school eportfolio electronic portfolio for ipad eportfolio for k-12 high school free k-12 electronic portfolio seesaw ipad workshop“My students are so excited to upload their work to their portfolio and receive comments and feedback from their peers, parents, and teacher all within a safe environment.”

Join me at #ISTE2016 to Power Up the ePortfolio Process

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Power Up the ePortfolio Process with Multimedia Rich Apps Tues: 4:00-6:00 | Poster Session | Building/Room: CCC Lobby D, Table 40 Learn to embrace e-portfolios to empower students as stakeholders in their own learning. Explore apps that seamlessly support the three-step e-portfolio process to ensure successful implementation and management.

A Great Google Apps Tool for Creating ePortfolios

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 10, 2016 Digication is a very good web tool that allows students to create beautiful portfolios to showcase and share their learning. Digication is very simple and easy to use. It provides a.read more. google apps Portfolio tools

10 ways to connect classes to global audiences

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech authentic audiences blogging eportfolios global education google hangout skype twitter Students are connecting with audiences much bigger than their school communities every day. They tweet, share photos on Instagram and write comments on various websites. Wouldn’t it make sense that teachers help guide them to share responsibly and safely AND to use it for a greater good?

Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

Students can use these tools to create book reviews, to document science experiments, for storytelling, to explain their inquiry process, as an eportfolio, to illustrate math concepts, and so much more! What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!) creative tools available online or as an app download. The example above took under 2min to create and share!

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Canvas - learning management system - great for e-portfolios

Educational Technology Guy

Here a link to the Canvas Guides of a video (less than five minutes) walking students through setting up an ePortfolio. There is also a longer version which goes into details of how ePortfolios work, how to create them, why they''re used, etc. here''s a CanvasLive training on ePortfolios (52 minutes). eportfolios learning management system

Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

Websites achievement APS assessment certify credly degree digital badges eportfolio equity human learning learning journey map mozilla backpack open badge pd reflection summit technologyTwo weeks ago, I attended the Digital Badge Summit in Denver, CO. I must admit, that some of this hesitation comes from experience with digital badges within EPIC Kids books , an app we love at Anastasis.

PortfolioGen - free online portfolio service for educators

Educational Technology Guy

employment eportfolios free resources job search Portfoliogen is a free online service that allows teachers to create online portfolios with their own URL web address. It was developed by teachers and is easy to use. It''s a great way to create a professional looking web page that allows you to share your experience, credentials, and qualifications to help you find a job or to share with others. You page has it''s own web address and can include personal information, certifications, photos, your resume, example lesson plans, documents, links to other sites and more.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

The course will soon be over so I am grading their reflective eportfolio final projects. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. Student ePortfolio Reflections. These are some examples of their eportfolios. Effective Technology Integration digital portfolio digital portfolios education technology elearning eportfolio PinterestIncluded in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! – Peter Drucker.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

The course will soon be over so I am grading their reflective eportfolio final projects. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. Student ePortfolio Reflections. These are some examples of their eportfolios. Effective Technology Integration digital portfolio digital portfolios education technology elearning eportfolio Pinterest Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! – Peter Drucker.

Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

edchat #edtech #GeniusHour badges blog ePortfolio GettingSmart.com research Genius Hour is a powerful movement popping up in classrooms everywhere. The idea encourages students to explore and develop their own passions and creativity. Genius Hour is based on a business practice used by Google’s development team. Gmail was the result of Genius Hour.

The ePortfolio - iterations of reflection

Learning With Lucie

Each iteration of the reflective process in creating an eportfolio leads to that type of confidence. 30 Day Blogging Challenge - September 19- Name 3 powerful ways that students can reflect on their learning. Discuss the one you use the most I''ve used with portfolios long before they were an educational buzzword and started adding incorporating e-portfolios more than a decade ago.

Effective Student-Led Parent Conferences

The CoolCatTeacher

Sculpted from her experience in economic development, she is passionate about student eportfolios. She is the inventor of Meego®, a cloud-based collaborative platform for artifact collection and eportfolio creation. Laura Penrod Stock interviewed on Episode 38 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Listen Now.

A Look at Blogging in the Classroom as we Start a new School Year

EmergingEdTech

Blogs Seeing More Academic Use as ePortfolio Platform, and for Collaboration, Discussion, & Resource Sharing In 2013, PBS.org reported that 74 percent of teachers agree that technology in the. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

5 Ways Office 365 Can Benefit Student Learning

Gaggle Speaks

The perfect ePortfolio. The OneNote app makes it easy to build and track an ePortfolio. Bring your ePortfolios to life with Office 365 and the OneNote app. Office 365 broadens the capacity for learning, offering on-demand access to documents and projects, and provides students new and creative outlets to learn both inside and outside of the classroom. Collaboration at its best.

Dynamic Digital Portfolios #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

elearning eportfolio portfolio Project Share sxswedu Texas Notes from SXSWedu 2011 breakout session. Carol Teitelman Region XIII Distance Learning Link to Prezi from presentation: [link] Dr. Helen Barrett [link] Portfolios fall into two different types. Epsilen allows you to do both at the same time.) Internal (learning or reflection) External (showcase or accountability) Reflection a key part of keeping a portfolio. Why is this artifact in my portfolio and why do I want to keep it here? Share what your students are doing with the world. The web is not a place to park stuff.

3 Ways Educators Should Use Blogs

Gaggle Speaks

ePortfolios. Try using a blog as an ePortfolio where students can store and track their assignments. The great thing about using a blog as an ePortfolio is that students will always have access to it even after they’ve completed your course. Blogs are a great resource for educators at all levels. Student Blogs. Journaling has been a part of many curriculums for ages.

Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

For my courses, my students use these curation tools to build their eportfolios. Eportfolios for Meaningful Student Learning from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Examples of my students’ pinterest eportfolios. Follow Shelly Sanchez’s board Students ePortfolios Digital Storytelling for Teachers INTEF on Pinterest. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers. How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” – Yvon Chouinard. However, teachers do have the ability to help students practice various skills using technology. Bookmarks.

How to make your year more awesome

iLearn Technology

Innovative uses of technology and ePortfolios. This week at Anastasis, we watched Kid President’s rules for being more awesome in this new year: “What if all made it our resolution to make this year awesome for somebody else?” ” (If you haven’t shared it with your kids…you should!). Ask questions, meet our team, and see education re-imagined.

New Posted Resources 03/20/2012

The Web20Classroom

Googlios tags: google ePortfolio googleapps favorite What can Twitter do for your school? The rest of my favorite links are here

Unleash The Superhero In You - NYSCATE 2016

The ASIDE Blog

Other eye-opening sessions were engaging the writing process using Google Apps, WeVideo, and Recap with Megan Hugg ( @Megan Hugg ) and Lindsey Peet ( @LindsMariePeet ); liberating students from paper using ePortfolios with Betsy Hardy ; and tapping the lesser-known features of Google with Carol LaRow ( @larowc ). Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. See you in 2017.

Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink EDU

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

We're in full swing with our free PD to help educators transform teaching and learning in classrooms, schools and districts. Join any or all of our sessions live, or view the archive on demand right from your in box. Share the recordings with colleagues, teams, administrators and decision-makers. We hope you can join our next session. Please schedule a session via calendly

Create Interactive Albums with ThingLink Channels

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Portfolio Channel Students can create a channel for use as an ePortfolio to organize a collection of their own work and document learning over time. Maintaining an ePortfolio requires students to take a more active role in the learning process through self-reflection, goal setting and decision making. Teachers can use ePortfolios as a tool for authentic assessment.

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Gaggle Speaks

Sites can also be a great place to manage student ePortfolios. Google Apps for Education offers students and teachers the opportunity to create and share without ever picking up pen and paper. As you move towards a paperless classroom with Google Apps , countless hours in the copier room vanish, allowing you to spend more time on teaching and planning. quicker communication home.

4 Powerful Ways to Implement Class Blogs – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Blogs as ePortfolio. This makes them a great platform for students to build their own ePortfolio. This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Blogging is a popular activity in classrooms today because it allows students to share their writing with a broader audience and teachers to communicate with parents. What teachers most often ask me is why they would set up a blog for their class.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can create eportfolios with social bookmarking tools and as a final project create eportfolio presentations in which they reflect on the learning for each module/unit. Check out my students’ reflective eportfolio presentations here ! Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” intefshelly.

New Posted Resources 12/21/2010

The Web20Classroom

Googlios tags: ePortfolio google favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can create eportfolios with social bookmarking tools and as a final project create eportfolio presentations in which they reflect on the learning for each module/unit. Check out my students’ reflective eportfolio presentations here ! Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. ” – John Naisbitt. Reference. 2013).

Make Learning Transparent with Badges

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I can also use this combination of badges and eportfolios to record their ongoing learning and achievement and create a digital record of our dialogue. Let be honest: We all -- students, parents, and teachers -- know that grades and report card comments don’t tell the full story of a student's achievements and hard work. Badges can be a helpful way to motivate and assess students.

3 Hottest Posts Most Popular On The Innovative Educator

The Innovative Educator

Fighting fake news, increasing parent engagement, and ePortfolios. Rounding out the top is a post that lays out how to get started with ePortfolios as well as some great options for doing that. Mar 12, 2017, 2905 5 Tips to Getting Started with ePortfolios Feb 26, 2017, 2732 If you like any of these posts, I hope you’ll share with others using the buttons below on Twitter, Facebook, email or whichever platform you like best Haven’t been keeping up with The Innovative Educator? Don’t worry. That’s what this wrap up is for. What’s hot this week? So what are you waiting for?

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I kicked things off with a survey of major technological developments in a very top level way, then dived into specific, currently used digital tools (the LMS, ePortfolios, video, robotics, big data, social media, 3d printing, etc.). I had two measly slides for ePortfolios, the main thrust of which was “go to AAEEBL !”, Preconference workshop. Very interesting!