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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!

A Great Google Apps Tool for Creating ePortfolios

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

google apps Portfolio toolsJune 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 more.

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. That’s a passion of Paula Neidlinger, a junior [.].

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). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Gaggle Speaks

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. Sites can also be a great place to manage student ePortfolios. easier records retention.

Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Genius Hour is based on a business practice used by Google’s development team. Google allows their designers to spend 20% of their time on projects that interest them, as long as the work might possibly lead to something that could be developed. edchat #edtech #GeniusHour badges blog ePortfolio research Gmail was the result of Genius Hour.

A Day in the Life: Google Apps for Teachers


Notes from a breakout session at TCEA 2011 Google Academy A Day in the Life - Google Apps for Teachers Julia Stiglitz - Business Development Manager Google Apps for Education 50 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom - Great presentation with links to many of the examples! Google Moderator Site for this Presentation: [link] GOOGLE DOCS IDEAS Collaborative Writing with Google Docs - Teacher can review revision history to see the writing process of students and which student contributed to each part of the document. took sufficient time?).

Dynamic Digital Portfolios #SXSWedu


Portfolio Tools Text Google docs Word processor Scan - lower grade kids still do hand-produced work Photos [link] - Allows layered editing - can pull pictures from your computer or anywhere on the Internet - great opportunity to teach about copyright - teaching "how to" you can pull in any picture - going to repost you must pay attention to copyright [link] - Has icons for tools so easier to use for nonreaders or struggling readers [link] Digital Camera Scanner Video [link] [link] [link] iMovie or Windows Movie Maker Sound [link] [link] Mashups [link] [link] - Just announced yesterday.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Student Entrepreneurship - Gaming in Ed - Google Summit Recordings

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

More information and signup at [link] Google for Education Recordings Available. This past weekend we held our first-ever Online Summit Featuring Google for Education in conjunction with and the inimitable Lucy Gray. Saturday, September 13th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - Career Development Student Livebinders - Top 10 ePortfolio Livebinder Winner! The Learning Revolution Weekly Update September 10th, 2014 The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. The great majority of these events are free to attend.

Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

I also love Google Apps and Weebly for creating impressive portfolios. 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. Enjoyed these resources?

Unleash The Superhero In You - NYSCATE 2016

The ASIDE Blog

As Chromebooks catch up to (or surpass) iOS devices, the Google Apps For Education ( GAFE ) suite of tools is clearly permeating state-wide districts. Source: NYSCATE The theme for the 2016 annual conference of the New York State Association For Computers And Technologies In Education ( NYSCATE ) was "Unleash The Superhero In You." Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

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

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

Make Learning Transparent with Badges

Graphite Blog

I use the free version of KidBlog and Google Sites , but other options include Wordpress and Blogger. For the students, I retain full editing rights to their Google Sites for the specific purpose of adding comments and embedding badges. Digital badging is a new practice worth examining that can make students' discrete learning goals and accomplishments more transparent and concrete.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find the Google Doc handout with digital icebreakers, like Digital Bingo, here. Here’s my student Google Survey template to get you started. 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 ! Searching a hashtag on Google will often produce better resources than keywords. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! ” – Steve Ballmer. Reference.

New Posted Resources 12/21/2010

The Web20Classroom

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

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. Here are a few more resources: Join the Teacher Poetry Workshop Google Plus Community and create poetry with other teachers! “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” by Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

With technology, students can create mindmaps, comics, eportfolios, digital stories, podcasts, videos, movie trailers, radio shows, blogs, scavenger hunts, infographics, multimedia posters, infographics and more! Top Literacy Tools & Apps- Google App ( click here for Google resources ), , and free iPad app, , Grammarly , Quizlet iOS/Android Apps, and Google Templates. Here’s my Google Survey template. I recommend using BookCreator, Issuu, Slipp.It, or Google Docs. It is that they cannot see the problem.”

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

Pear Deck - A cool educational tool that interacts w/ Google Chrome/Drive to create interactive quizzes, slideshows, and presentations. WeLearnedIt - An excellent free iPad for the mobile classroom, ePortfolios, and Project Based Learning. TwistedWave - A nice online audio editor that integrates w/ Google Drive and SoundCloud. iPads/Chromebooks). Teachley: Mt. Scratch).

Wednesday - Brainstorming an Educational Profile Service

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

I would like to link to my blog, to my Twitter account, to my profile pages at the several Ning networks I''m a part of, to websites or wikis I''ve created or participate in cultivating, to my YouTube channel, to online or eportfolio pages, to publications, and to anything else that would reflect my work and interests and help me to make connections with others. psid=2012-06-20.1523.M.9E9FE58134BE68C3B413F24B3586CF.vcr&sid=2008350 Resources: The Google Doc for brainstorming is HERE. Department of Education. Let''s call it Log in at [link].

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences


Use a Google Form to create a survey you can send to parents. Create ePortfolios. We’re about a third of the way into the school year and we know what that means: The dread of parent teacher conferences! Well, okay, not dread. But conferences would not make it on my Top Ten Reasons I Like to Teach list. the traditional parent teacher conference as it once was is both redundant and outdated. Too often we find ourselves repeating the same old feedback: “This is the grade. This is how they act in class. This is what they should be doing to improve.” It becomes a monotonous process.

New Posted Resources 11/25/2010

The Web20Classroom

ISTE NETS e-Portfolio Templates tags : ePortfolio nets favorite Project-Based Learning tags : pbl favorite How To Create A RSS Feed Bundle On Google Reader tags : RSS googlereader favorite Top 10 Wordle Lessons for the Classroom tags : wordle favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here

Week of May 15, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] EPORTFOLIOS IN MAY: EPORTFOLIOS IN THE TRADES ( Australia Series ) Mon 16 May 06:00PM New York / Mon 16 May 10:00PM GMT / Tue 17 May 08:00AM Sydney Coach Carole. Eportfolio presentations from the hairdressing & building & construction industries; plus culinary arts & public health [link] SIGMS WEBINAR (TL Cafe) Mon 16 May 08:00PM New York / Tue 17 May 12:00AM GMT / Tue 17 May 10:00AM Sydney Gwyneth Jones. Come and join in the conversations and consider how google and its apps can be used in education. Thanks for your attention, and see you online!

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Publish your ePortfolio using Weebly - Valerie R. The fourth annual Reform Symposium Free Online Conference (RSCON) starts this Friday, October 11th, running for three days and in conjunction with Connected Educator Month. Sakamoto, Sue Waters, Steve Wheeler, Josh Stumpenhorst, Angela Maiers, Mark Moran, and Salome Thomas-El. Marijana Smol?ec Laura Gilchrist 9:00pm KEYNOTE: John T. Groji?

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ideas for digital writing projects, include comics, scripts for videos and podcasts, ebooks, multimedia posters, eportfolios, infographics, blogs, essays, scrapbooks, ezines (digital magazines), and online newspapers. Google has various tools, apps, and features to improve our students’ writing. The presentation introduces you to several tips, such as using the Research tab under Tools in Google Docs to find scholarly resources and cite them! Find more Google resources here. ” – David Crystal. Many schools lack Internet access. Enjoyed these resources?

New Posted Resources 10/21/2010

The Web20Classroom

Sample Lessons - iPad in Education tags : ipad favorite The Google Classroom tags : googleapps favorite Education Week: The Misuse of Professional Development tags : professionaldevelopment PD favorite Podcasting at an Elementary School | School Technology Solutions tags : podcasting favorite 21st Century Teaching / Digital Storytelling tags : digitalstorytelling favorite Cybraryman Internet Catalogue-iPad tags : Ipad favorite 10 Ideas For Class Blog Posts | tags : blog favorite classroom_blogging Googlios tags : eportfolio googleapps favorite Posted from Diigo.

New Posted Resources 06/08/2010

The Web20Classroom

25 Google Wave Resources | Teacher Reboot Camp tags : googlewave , favorite Blogs as Web-Based Portfolios « Libraries and Transliteracy tags : eportfolio , blogs , favorite TLN Teacher Voices: Outrageous Student Engagement Teaching Content Outrageously: How to Captivate All Students and Accelerate Learning tags : teaching , favorite Be the Change. Will You Wave? Listen. Follow-up » Edurati Review tags : change , favorite Backchannel in Education - Nine Uses tags : backchannel , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Homeschool+ Conference - Mathbreakers - Creative Commons - Gender in Gaming

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, June 19th at 7pm Livebinders 2014 Top Ten Winners Announced , "How are you using LiveBinders as ePortfolios?" Education Revolution Google+ Community Tablets in Primary Education - A Brief Review. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 17th, 2014 Learning how to learn is life''s most important skill. Please share this newsletter with your friends and colleagues!

New Posted Resources 05/03/2011

The Web20Classroom

10 Ways to Archive Your Tweets tags: Twitter favorite 10 Ways to Use for Research - tags: research nytimes information literacy favorite Learn It In 5 tags: tutorials favorite The Directory of Google Custom Search Engines tags: google googlesearch googlecustomsearch favorite Seven top tips for building your professional learning network with Twitter tags: twitter PLN favorite Why Is Project-Based Learning Important? The rest of my favorite links are here

The Intersection of Project Share, BYOD, and PBL #SXSWedu


Rebecca King , Director of Teaching and Learning 9th Grade Academy students are all using Project Share for eportfolios. Note for Region XIII ESC - they can provide Symbaloo training,) Google Apps for Education - new to Rockdale. Notes from SXSWedu 2012 Concurrent Session Region XIII and Rockdale ISD Dr. Howell Wright, Superintendent of Rockdale , made an appearance by pre-recorded video. In 2009 Rockdale focused on new learning goals and worked to get buy-in from leadership and parents. Used a visioning document by TASA. Project based learning is good instruction. Firewall.


Future Trends Forum #9 with Gardner Campbell: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Gardner, participants, and I explored pedagogy, the power of the hyperlink, data, instructors, institutions, eportfolios, language, students, assessment, a great card deck, our personal histories, and a lot more. Answer: Google searches rely heavily on links, and linked content, like Wikipedia (mentions Backrub, an early stage of Google’s search technology ). Anyone?)

Future Trends Forum #9 with Gardner Campbell: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Gardner, participants, and I explored pedagogy, the power of the hyperlink, data, instructors, institutions, eportfolios, language, students, assessment, a great card deck, our personal histories, and a lot more. Answer: Google searches rely heavily on links, and linked content, like Wikipedia (mentions Backrub, an early stage of Google’s search technology ). Anyone?)

Testing and the future of education: Anya Kamenetz on Future Trends Forum #6

Bryan Alexander

She cited the recent Google artificial intelligence success AlphaGo ; I recommended this Wired article. One example: eportfolios dropped in one case because doing them decently was seen as too onerous. Anya asked us instead to see eportfolios as integrated into learning, and saving time from testing. Questions and comments raced over Shindig, and live tweeting was vigorous.

Week of May 8, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] EPORTFOLIOS IN MAY: EPORTFOLIOS IN THE PROFESSIONS ( Australia Series ) Mon 9 May 08:30PM New York / Tue 10 May 12:30AM GMT / Tue 10 May 10:30AM Sydney Coach Carole. Presentations from eportfolio practitioners in the professions: Presentation one Pauline Wilson, Teaching, TAE @ YNH Services, VIC; Presentation two Una Daly, Dental Hygiene, Foothill Community College, California, USA; Presentation three Bec James-Mobbs, Nursing, RDNS, SA; and Presentation four Sarah Stewart, eportfolios in the cloud, NZ. Thanks for your attention, and see you online!

New Posted Resources 11/24/2009

The Web20Classroom

Google Earth and GIS Resources tags : google , Googleearth , gis , favorite Using Web 2 0 Tools To Enliven Projects "Using Web 2 0 Tools To Enliven Projects" tags : tools , web2.0 , technology , favorite Web 2.0 & ePortfolios tags : web2.0 , portfolio , e-portfolio , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here

This Week's Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

EPORTFOLIO MONTH: MAY WEBINAR #4 ( Australia Series ) Sun 22 May 08:30PM New York / Mon 23 May 12:30AM GMT / Mon 23 May 10:30AM Sydney Coach Carole. link] ET@LKING: A GOOGLE GATHERING ( Australia Series ) Wed 25 May 06:00AM New York / Wed 25 May 10:00AM GMT / Wed 25 May 08:00PM Sydney Anne Mirstchin. Following on from last session''s topic on the google teacher academy, participants will be given the opportunity to share their favourite google apps and how they use them. Creating forms in google will feature first. Learn.Connect. Share. Leadership 3.0

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference ( , September 19 - 21. This is a great opportunity to share your work or ideas! We have an absolutely terrific lineup of keynote speakers. Volunteering : as with our other conference 2.0 Huge thanks! See you online! Ashby, Ph.D.