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.

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

Authentic Assessment, Deeper Learning: ePortolios in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

Getting Know the ePortfolio – Resources That Explore Their Value, a Brief Look at Some Solutions Imagine a higher education environment in which the vast majority of courses require students to.

Unleash The Superhero In You - NYSCATE 2016

The ASIDE Blog

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."

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

Web Tools: Digication – ePortfolio and Assessment Management Systems. I had the chance to attend & keynote the AIMS Teachers Retreat this year! I came away with so many ideas and new friends.

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

Web Tools: Digication – ePortfolio and Assessment Management Systems. I had the chance to attend & keynote the AIMS Teachers Retreat this year! I came away with so many ideas and new friends.

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.

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.

Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.

Edsurge

It’s the largest portfolio initiative for teaching eportfolios in higher education that’s focused on what am I doing to improve student learning,” says Gerry Hanley, assistant vice chancellor at California State University’s chancellor's office. At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

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.”

Marketplace trend update: 5 new ed-tech developments

eSchool News

Students will be able to explore, learn, share and express themselves using digital tools, and can also chat with teachers, collaborate on projects, reflect on learning with blogs and ePortfolios and show what they know.

How to make your year more awesome

iLearn Technology

In February, we want to energize you to make the rest of 2016 more awesome with the 5Sigma Education Conference. Innovative uses of technology and ePortfolios.

Who’s Playing Matchmaker Between Students and Employers?

Edsurge

Competency Identification—new entrants that surface competencies via microcredentials, ePortfolios and competency-based assessments. Depending on who you ask, recent reports suggest that somewhere between 50 to 80 percent of recent college graduates are unemployed and looking for work. According to Accenture , About half of graduates who are lucky—or dogged—enough to find work are “underemployed,” working in jobs that don’t require a college degree.

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

Bryan Alexander

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.

Personalized Learning Plan Skills Template

Learning With Lucie

During my morning routine this morning, which includes looking through some of my favorite blogs, I got inspired by Bill Ferriters blog post in The Tempered Radical called "New Feedback Activity: Not Yet/YouBet Lists" Bill writes."So

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nampa School District 131 becomes first in Idaho to implement the itslearning LMS

eSchool News

With itslearning they can also chat with teachers, collaborate on projects, reflect on learning with blogs and ePortfolios and show what they know – all in a safe online environment. As part of its on-going efforts to improve communications, foster collaboration, and bolster student achievement, Nampa School District #131 (Nampa SD) in Nampa, Idaho has become the first school district in the state to implement the itslearning learning management system.

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Chalk & Wire unveils MyMantl learning recognition network

eSchool News

Supplementing the traditional ePortfolio experience, higher education and K-12 students will be able to curate their most important accomplishments within MyMantl as well as receive badges from their respective schools. As educational institutions and employers alike are moving away from macro-credentials, Chalk & Wire , a higher education assessment platform, unveiled MyMantl , a first-of-its-kind Learning Recognition Network.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

I can view the notes and highlights in my teacher dashboard, although I often ask students to take a screenshot of their thoughts and add to their Seesaw eportfolio so their parents can also see their thinking. Students share all of their work with me using the Seesaw eportfolio app.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

Students share all their work with me using the Seesaw eportfolio app. With a shift toward cross-curricular topics, essential questions, and project-based learning, my second graders are engaged in carefully structured reading themes or units rather than reading a new stand-alone picture book each week. If you're interested in trying thematic reading units, here's a peek into my unit-design process: Map out the themes.