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

Encourage Students to Reflect on Their Growth with This Free Slides Portfolio Template

Teacher Reboot Camp

This portfolio doesn’t need to have been started at the beginning of the year and only takes about 1 or 2 class periods for students to complete depending on your setup and technology access. Make sure to provide them with instructions to provide you with the Shareable link so you can access their portfolios. I assess the following criteria: Work Examples and Reflections- The student attaches accessible examples of their work which meets the requirements and criteria.

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Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

Create social graphics that are stunning and easy to share (you know the kind: flyers, memes, posters, ads). Produce and share impressive videos for storytelling, projects, or to share to social media. Students can use these tools to create book reviews, to document science experiments, for storytelling, to explain their inquiry process, as an eportfolio, to illustrate math concepts, and so much more! What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!)

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10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

3 – Social Media Tools in Teaching – Using Them the Right Way I’ve seen social media used in ways that aren’t very safe or effective. For example, when teachers post their video conferencing links publicly on social media, they are unknowingly allowing unwanted attendees to enter their online classrooms. Using social media safely and effectively in the classroom has become more important now than ever before.

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It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047

Shake Up Learning

In Google Chrome, use Incognito mode to check that your public links are accessible and shared correctly. Fill out the form below to get access to the toolkit designed to go with this podcast series. In this connected world, most people have an online presence or social account. Check out this post on How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites , by Mike Mohammed.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

it states that technology supports learning in multiple ways including, as an information vehicle for exploring knowledge to support learning by constructing, as tools to support knowledge construction, as a social medium to support learning by conversing, and as an intellectual partner to support learning by reflecting (Jonassen, 2000). Is there a plan to ensure that students have equal access to technology? The fifth grade also has access to a cart of Chromebooks.

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

Bryan Alexander

I kicked things off with a survey of major technological developments in a very top level way, then dived into specific, currently used digital tools (the LMS, ePortfolios, video, robotics, big data, social media, 3d printing, etc.). I had two measly slides for ePortfolios, the main thrust of which was “go to AAEEBL !”, That meant open source software, open education resources, and open access in scholarly publication.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

Students will be able to access millions of Android apps, like Toontastic and Science Journal , for learning both online and offline. ePortfolios. This list will give you VIP access to early information about our podcast when the episodes will air, and special resources just for our Google Teacher Tribe!! Follow Us on Social Media. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media.

Three GREAT (and Free) Virtual Conferences Where You Can Attend, Present, or Volunteer!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Subject strands include physical and virtual learning spaces, evolving professional roles in today''s world, organizing and creating information, changing delivery methods, user-centered access, and mobile and geo-social information environments. We have three great world-wide virtual conferences coming up in the next few months. Each is free to attend, and each has an emphasis on encouraging participation and presentations--even if you''ve never done so before.

The Free Learning 2.0 Conference: Great Keynotes and Sessions and YOU!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The conference sessions are being held in Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate), and can be accessed live from any personal computer. The Learning 2.0 virtual conference is just around the corner (August 20 - 24 [link] ). We have an incredible lineup of keynote speakers and some GREAT practitioner sessions--AND there is still time for you to sign up to present (we hope you will do so)! Learning 2.0

Week of November 29, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. EPORTFOLIOS COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE: THE TRIALS 2010 (THE AUSTRALIA SERIES) Mon 29 Nov 08:30PM New York / Tue 29 Nov 01:30AM GMT / Tue 29 Nov 11:30AM Sydney Coach Carole. Data and results will be shared from the 2010 Eportfolio Implementation Trials.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. link] TEACHING ENGLISH AND SOCIAL NETWORKING (FUTURE OF EDUCATION SERIES) Mon 25 Oct 08:00PM New York / Tue 25 Oct 12:00AM GMT / Tue 25 Oct 10:00AM Sydney Steve Hargadon interviews Jim Burke. tools for accessing, storing, analysing, applying and sharing information.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Jim Vanides - Global Education Program Manager, HP - Sustainability and Social Innovation; Larry Johnson - CEO, The New Media Consortium; Yolanda Ramos - Director of Professional Development Services, International Society for Technology in Education; Mano Talaiver - Director, Longwood Institute for Teaching through Technology and Innovative practices (ITTIP) - "HP Catalyst Academy: A new approach to professional learning, designed especially for STEMx teachers."

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