Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

Web Tools: Digication – ePortfolio and Assessment Management Systems. Safari Montage – integrated video streaming library (create customized playlist of clips). I had the chance to attend & keynote the AIMS Teachers Retreat this year!

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

Web Tools: Digication – ePortfolio and Assessment Management Systems. Safari Montage – integrated video streaming library (create customized playlist of clips). I had the chance to attend & keynote the AIMS Teachers Retreat this year!

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

Bryan Alexander

Last week I participated in the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 2016 conference. The event became much more dramatic than expected, once the hosting city, Washington DC, was clobbered by the great snowpocalyspe of 2016.

Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

because it brings us so many books and expands our classroom libraries and feeds our students desire to read. Two weeks ago, I attended the Digital Badge Summit in Denver, CO.

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

Edsurge

Thanks to that requirement, the Cal State system has built a library that has grown to more than 200 teaching portfolios. “It’s 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. Some of the ones in the CSU library feel dashed off, says one professor who went looking for inspiration there.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

It’s not just a library anymore; many parents will and should be amazed at the scholarly materials available to their kids. 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 the traditional parent teacher conference as it once was is both redundant and outdated.