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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. An ePortfolio is a collection of student work that is used to document student effort, progress, and achievement over time. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment. Dr. Helen Barrett has been researching strategies and technologies for ePortfolios since 1991.

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

Shake Up Learning

Our bottom line as educators is always about the learning and doing what’s best for students. Also works on mobile.). Over 13 students should be given their own space (monitored and assessed) to share their work, their reflections on learning, and respond to feedback.

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Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. mobile app Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014 Been for Education - A innovative site for Social Learning that allows educators to surf and collaborate on the web w/ their students in a safe environment where educators create/manage student accounts. Also, educators can monitor, add assignments, and grade students.

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The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

Candidatein Higher Education at The University of Virginia, Curry School of Education. Our recent study found that 81% of college students use mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets) to study, the second most popular device category behind laptops and up 40 percent in usage since 2013. Further, research validates the use of mobile technology in education. The use of technological innovations such as cloud computing, mobile learning, bring?your?own?device

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Labs projects, designed to provide spaces for great conversations around education. but this is so that it can be part of Connected Educator Month , a month-long set of terrific activities to help educators connect with each other. as well as a special educational start-up "pitchfire" event. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity.

Starts Tonight - Free "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Keynotes and Conference. Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a free event, thanks to generous support from ClassFlow , and brings together classroom educators and innovators from around the world. Mobile users will be able to connect to sessions by going to ReinventingtheClassroom.com on your mobile device. Reinventing the Classroom kicks off tonight (US Eastern Time) with some great keynote speaker sessions, and runs all day tomorrow, Thursday, May 1st. So exciting!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It is organized in conjunction with Connected Educator Month , and the conference is based on a highly inclusive model for participation and designed to encourage peer professional development--which means we want you to come and learn from each other! as well as a special educational start-up "pitchfire" event. The Learning 2.0 virtual conference is just around the corner (August 20 - 24 [link] ).

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. link] CONCERNS ABOUT STUDENT’S ASSESSMENT.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Our first-ever, free, and online "Gaming in Education" conference starts next week with special keynote speakers and pre-conference sessions on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings (US time). More information and signup at [link] Google for Education Recordings Available.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Homeschool+ Conference - Mathbreakers - Creative Commons - Gender in Gaming

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Do you have an instructional method, project, or idea that you are passionate about and will “wow” other educators? It will be free for educators worldwide to attend and in the past we had thousands of teachers attend from over 100 different countries.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The fourth annual Reform Symposium Free Online Conference (RSCON) starts this Friday, October 11th, running for three days and in conjunction with Connected Educator Month. Publish your ePortfolio using Weebly - Valerie R. The best of all worlds - Elizabeth Anne 1:00pm Armed with Empathy: Creating a Classroom Climate for Collaboration - Dan Curcio Educators as Social Networked Learners - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.