Document Learning in a Digital Portfolio

Teacher Reboot Camp

The digital portfolio tools below help students document their work in multiple ways and also can be used throughout a student’s learning journey. Seesaw is safe for K12 institutions and we are able to access the portfolios on multiple devices.

Voice Typing in Google Documents

Catlin Tucker

Last month, I was working on a Google Document and clicked “Tools.” Simply, click on “Voice typing” and a microphone will appear on the left side of your Google Document. Click on the microphone icon and allow Google to access the microphone on your device.

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Documenting and Reflecting on Learning

User Generated Education

Documenting Learning. Silvia Tolisano sees documenting learning as: a process of intentional documenting serves a metacognitive purpose. being open for feedback ( Documenting FOR Learning ). Blogging as a Form of Documenting Learning and Reflection.

Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment

Educational Technology Guy

Accessibility is an important topic in education and encompasses the classroom space, digital tools and resources and much more. accessibility digital equity Google for Educators Microsoft

Cupper: A Tool for Creating Accessible Documentation

ProfHacker

I recently stumbled across a tool for creating accessible documentation, and while I haven’t had a chance to experiment with it, I’ll be putting it on my list of things to test drive this summer. Read the documentation , or.

Making Print Documents & Posters Accessible

techlearning

Innovative educators often use print documents.   Usually this material is not accessible to all people including those with disabilities or who speak languages other than English, but it doesn't have to be that way

4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion. In many cases, companies are developing accessibility features to be built into devices to promote access for all. Read more: How to create accessible e-learning design.

Making Print Documents & Posters Accessible

The Innovative Educator

There are times when innovative educators use print documents such as when displaying posters, student work, or infographics on a wall or bulletin board. Include a link to this document, or the website where it is hosted, on the printout you provide.

5 Easy Ways To Make Your Digital Content Accessible To Everyone

The Web20Classroom

For others we need to differentiate and make the content more accessible to accommodate for a disability. As classrooms and digital spaces become more ubiquitous educators must understand how the content they create and put in these online spaces must be made accessible for all.

DIRECTIONS: Unlink Document in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Have Students Unlink Their Documents Paradigm shift, NOTHING in Google Classroom is attached. Instant Access One of the genius reasons to use Google Classroom is that the teacher has instant access to student work before the […]. The post DIRECTIONS: Unlink Document in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. It is actually linked from Google Drive. This is an important thing to understand as a Google Classroom user.

Shakespeare Documented

NeverEndingSearch

One way to celebrate this significant commemoration is to explore Shakespeare Documented , the largest and most authoritative resource for learning about primary sources surrounding the life and career of William Shakespeare.

Google Document URL Tricks

Learning in Hand

G Suite apps include Google Documents , Sheets , Slides , and Drawings. Shareable links can be used for publishing a document or for collaboratively editing a document. Documents are only accessible by you (the owner) unless you turn link sharing on.

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How to create accessible e-learning design

Neo LMS

In a recent post I touched upon the subject of designing for accessibility in e-learning. The things is, there are millions of people out there who are living with some sort of disability, and they all should be able to access online learning content the same as everyone else.

DIRECTIONS: Unlink Document in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Have Students Unlink Their Documents Paradigm shift, NOTHING in Google Classroom is attached. Instant Access One of the genius reasons to use Google Classroom is that the teacher has instant access to student work before the […]. The post DIRECTIONS: Unlink Document in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. It is actually linked from Google Drive. This is an important thing to understand as a Google Classroom user.

Make your Google Docs more accessible

eSchool News

As educators, there are many things we can do to make our Google Docs more accessible to our students. Check out the best practices below to create documents that will be more readable and accessible for everyone, including your students.

Designing for accessibility in e-learning

Neo LMS

Completely healthy people and people with disabilities are equal in front of the law, they have equal access to education, they can follow any cultural norm they want, and so on, and so forth. Why e-learning accessibility matters: WCAG and Section 508.

Digital Dashboard Document

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

So, to get things started, I created a Digital Dashboard Google Document on which my students will see what sites we will be using consistently, the rationale for using that site, and have an area in which they will type in login information not their actual password, but hints or clues in case they forget. Many of the tools we will employ in class allow the teacher to reset passwords, but I want students to be responsible for their accounts before I access my dashboard.

Free Tools for Accessibility and Inclusive Classrooms

edWeb.net

Accessible technologies help students with disabilities unlock their full potential by addressing a diversity of needs that include learning, visual, hearing, mobility, neurodiversity, and mental health. Dudycha articulated that “inclusion has a new definition along with accessibility.

Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Accessibility is and should be a huge topic of discussion across multiple industries but especially in learning. Reach all learners with Google’s accessibility tools on ep.

Two Apps for Scanning Documents with your Smartphone

Educational Technology Guy

I''m one of those people who loves to be paperless and scan in any paper documents I have. I scan documents, posters, memos, receipts, business cards and more. Here are two apps that you can use for document scanning on your Smartphone, and they are both free.

Conceptboard - visual collaboration on ideas and documents

Educational Technology Guy

It is basically on online whiteboard that allows you to create, review and discuss ideas and concepts and you can even upload a document (PDF, PPT, Doc, images) and share, comment, and work on also.

Can PDFs Be Made Accessible?

The Innovative Educator

PDFs are one of the biggest issues for website accessibility. of respondents indicated that PDF documents are very or somewhat likely to pose significant accessibility issues. That's because making PDFs accessible takes work, training, and includes a software purchase.

Assistive Technology and Accessibility Resources

Educational Technology Guy

I've been working on a resource document that has resoures on Assistive Technology and Accessibility and thought I would share it here: Related: More Accessibility Resources Google Accessibility Features and Resources -.

Learn to Make Remote Content Accessible to Those with Disabilities

The Innovative Educator

That content must be made accessible. If you are taking screenshots or pictures of documents that you share or post online, it's probably not accessible. At this point, you should assume that the documents you create will end up on the device of a person with a disability.

Learn Why EduSight is an awesome Portfolio Tool For Documenting Student Achievement | @EduSight

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Vikram to discuss why EduSight is simply the best standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student achievement. Edusight is a standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student learning with grades, notes, photos, and audio/video comments.

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Filechat - collaborate on documents, pictures and videos in GDrive and Dropbox

Educational Technology Guy

Filechat is a new, free service that allows you to collaborate on documents, photos and videos in Dropbox or Google Drive. Instead of just commenting on a document or file, users can chat, like and vote on any of their files in Drive or Dropbox.

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3 Steps to Creating An Accessible Website

The Innovative Educator

Website owners want all visitors to their site to be able to access the content. This requires ensuring the site is accessible so no one is left out. Compliant Theme or Template The first step is to select an accessibility-ready theme or template.

Plain Language and Inclusive Document Design

ProfHacker

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking this month about making teaching documents of all kinds more accessible. Documentation does not need to be written in highly academic, obfuscatory language. Documentation needs to be written using words that are understood by your audience.

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12 Great Tools to Create Engaging Activities Around Primary Source Documents

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

September 8, 2017 DocsTeach is a great website that provides teachers and students access to thousands of primary sources that include things such as maps, videos, photographs, census records, draft.read more. Primary source documents

Protecting Shared Documents in Google Drive

The Electric Educator

self-destruct mode) access and restrict re-shares, downloads, and copy of data from shared documents. To access these settings, share a document and click “advanced”. Important Notes: Expiring access can only be configured for viewing and commenting (not editing).

Google now has one click access to Docs, Sheets, and Slides

Educational Technology Guy

Google just announced this week a nice addition to Google Drive - the ability to immediately start a new document. chrome browser chromebooks documents google google Chrome OS Google Docs Google for Educators

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

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It’s an economic concern, as schools consider how they can ensure equal access for all. DEFINING EQUITY: EMPATHY, AUTHENTICITY, AND ACCESS Sean Wybrant, Digital Media Studies Teacher, William J. Wybrant cites the North Dakota Access Pipeline as an example.

Designing Engaging Course Documents with Piktochart

ProfHacker

It’s sometimes a struggle to get students to carefully read course documents. As I prepared to teach our Technical Writing and Communication course this fall, I decided I wanted to emphasize document design and economy of language, two areas in which I felt my previous classes could improve.

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Heading Structure Guidance to Make Content Better & Accessible

The Innovative Educator

Proper heading structure not only helps to make content accessible, it also helps to make content better for everyone. Table of Contents When you create proper heading structure, it automatically generates a table of contents that you can insert into your document.

Help! My document is in PDF jail!

EduTechGeek

For some reason, over the past several weeks, I’ve received PDFs (Adobe Portable Document Files) that were password protected – and without the secret key, you’re all of a sudden in PDF jail with no way to get out. How many times have you had a PDF that was in jail?

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