Back to School with ThingLink ePortfolios

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As a longtime educator and instructional tech coach, I have embraced ePortfolios as a valuable tool for documenting learning over time, self-reflection, goal-setting and growth. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment.

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.

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

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!

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

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. eportfolios learning management system

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How One High School is Helping Students Craft Eportfolios People Will Actually Read

Edsurge

A significant number of K-12 teachers looking to move away from student success measures that focus on standardized testing and grades are turning towards eportfolios, online websites showcasing projects tied to learning objectives. Our school’s original eportfolio program became these brochure websites that no one went to,” says Lisa Gottfried, New Technology High School’s digital and interactive media teacher, in an interview with EdSurge. “I

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.

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

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.

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?

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost.

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.

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. “Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” ” – David Crystal.

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost.

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! Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.” ” – GK Chesterton. Find the slides, tips and resources for my presentation, STEAM It Up for Students!

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.

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.

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.

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. “Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” ” – David Crystal.

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.

Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink EDU

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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.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

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ePortfolios : Creating an electronic continuum of work that captures student performance on traditional types of assessments, as well as evidence of project-based learning, and the development of 21st century skills. The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment.

SumBlox: explore number relationships through visual/kinesthetic play

iLearn Technology

I anticipate that students will use these blocks for stop-motion animation projects as they explore (iMotion HD is the app they use), capture their discoveries of number relationships in their eportfolio (we use Evernote ), and even in Explain Everything videos.

AP Calculus Jeopardy Using @PearDeck + @Wacom Tablets + @msOneNote #edchat #mathchat

techieMusings

This is part 2 of documenting my “AP Calculus Jeopardy Review” If you didn’t catch part 1, check it out here: AP Jeopardy Review – Let’s #ePortfolio That: Using PearDeck, Wacom Tablets, and OneNote.

The Best App for Digital Portfolios in Primary Schools

Rebecca Davies

I searched for apps, went to conference presentations about ePortfolios and even tested a couple in the classroom, but never found one that suited my purpose.

Google Photos Now Available in Your GAFE Account

EdTechnocation.com

Starting May 5, 2015, Google Apps for Education accounts should start to receive the recently announced Google Photos in their Google Drive for iOS, Android, the web. Back on March 30, 2015 the +Google Drive blog announced Google Photos for Drive.

Make Learning Transparent with Badges

Graphite Blog

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.

Posthaven Vs. Class Locker: What Teachers, Parents, and Students Think

Graphite Blog

I didn’t want to resort to printing everything, so I researched eportfolio options. With Posthaven, parents receive a notification each time work is added to their child’s eportfolio. Because almost all the apps we use have a built-in email feature, it’s easy for them to move work directly from apps to their eportfolios. Not long after my second-grade students started using iPads, it became apparent that I needed a way to share their digital work with parents.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

Universities buy digital repositories, collaboration tools, eportfolios, lecture capture tools, anti-plagiarism tools and all manner of online stuff that promises a beautiful user interface that will allow content to be created quickly and easily. In June of this year it was twenty years since I set up my first web server for delivering e-learning courses. I’m using this anniversary to reflect on my experiences in educational technology over the last 20 years.

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Paul Solarz and His Student Centered Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Genius Hour) and maintain personal ePortfolios of their work in class. In 2015, he was named a Top 50 Finalist for the Varkey GEMS Global Teacher Prize, and was also named the 2014 Educator of the Year by Illinois Computing Educators.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

Universities buy digital repositories, collaboration tools, eportfolios, lecture capture tools, anti-plagiarism tools and all manner of online stuff that promises a beautiful user interface that will allow content to be created quickly and easily. In June of this year it was twenty years since I set up my first web server for delivering e-learning courses. I’m using this anniversary to reflect on my experiences in educational technology over the last 20 years.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''ve set up a new student entrepreneurship portal at StudentEnrepreneurship.com that provides quick access to the free HPLIFE interactive classes for students to learn business skills, and gives you a chance to sign up for information about the free online conference on student entrepreneurship we plan to hold in 2015. Saturday, September 13th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - Career Development Student Livebinders - Top 10 ePortfolio Livebinder Winner!