Authentic Assessment, Deeper Learning: ePortolios in Higher Education

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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.

Open School ePortfolio for Authentic Assessment

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

An ePortfolio is a collection of student work that is used to document effort, progress, and achievement over time. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment because they require teachers and students to dig deeper than a multiple choice test.

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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. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment.

How One High School is Helping Students Craft Eportfolios People Will Actually Read

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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

AP Jeopardy Review – Let’s #ePortfolio That: Using @PearDeck, @Wacom Tablets, and @msOneNote #edchat

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If they were doing this on paper, I really wouldn’t be able to assess this until after class if I collected their papers. I think this activity is a perfect addition to my student’s ePortfolio, as the reflection piece was built right into the assignment. Have you ever been super excited about “gamifying” a review session (ie: Jeopardy review) only to realize that the competitive feel in the room becomes overwhelming?

How to make your year more awesome

iLearn Technology

A fresh approach to assessment- Explore the goals of assessment and how we’ve re-thought assessment. Innovative uses of technology and ePortfolios.

3 Ways Educators Should Use Blogs

Gaggle Speaks

ePortfolios. As educators, you often need to assess growth in a student’s knowledge over time. Try using a blog as an ePortfolio where students can store and track their assignments. Blogs are a great resource for educators at all levels.

Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

For my courses, my students use these curation tools to build their eportfolios. Find examples of my students’ Pinterest portfolios and how I set up the project and assessed it in the presentation below. Eportfolios for Meaningful Student Learning from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Examples of my students’ pinterest eportfolios. Follow Shelly Sanchez’s board Students ePortfolios Digital Storytelling for Teachers INTEF on Pinterest.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

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ePortfolios : Creating an electronic continuum of work that captures student performance on traditional types of assessments, as well as evidence of project-based learning, and the development of 21st century skills. The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment.

Unleash The Superhero In You - NYSCATE 2016

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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."

Make Learning Transparent with Badges

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Badges can be a helpful way to motivate and assess students. Instead of focusing solely on the final product or assessment, badging encourages kids to find value and motivation in mastering the steps toward a goal.

Create Interactive Albums with ThingLink Channels

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Portfolio Channel Students can create a channel for use as an ePortfolio to organize a collection of their own work and document learning over time. Teachers can use ePortfolios as a tool for authentic assessment.

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Gaggle Speaks

Forms can also help administer assessments or gauge student or staff interest on a particular topic. Sites can also be a great place to manage student ePortfolios.

Chalk & Wire unveils MyMantl learning recognition network

eSchool News

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. 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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. They are part of my Web 2.0

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

Bryan Alexander

Indeed, Anya stated they educators are “fumbling” on qualitative assessment so far. Anya offered an anecdote, that some district-level benchmark tests are starting to get cut back by using software-based assessments. Future Trends Forum assessment data dystopia testing

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

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Educators can manage/create student accounts, take attendance, grade, and assess students in real-time, and much much more. 30hands Learning Community - A ideal and easy to use cloud based LMS that lets educators assess, collaborate, and grade students in real-time.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

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Mortenson Creating a 24/7 Professional Development Model by Josh Allen Creating a Library Website to Support Information Literacy Needs by Luann Edwards Creating ePortfolios using Weebly by Valerie R. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 and the Discovery Educator Network. The Summit is from 9:00am - 3:00pm US Eastern Time.

Who’s Playing Matchmaker Between Students and Employers?

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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.

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

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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

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

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Instructional Technologist 10:00am Online Collaborative Learning Model - Martha Cunningham , Director of Technology and Information Services Tools for a Visually Exciting ePortfolio - Gina Marandino - Educational Technology Specialist Who Can Teach?-

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

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Publish your ePortfolio using Weebly - Valerie R. 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.

A Day in the Life: Google Apps for Teachers

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Flash Card Center Gadget - Create flash cards from a Google spreadsheet GOOGLE FORMS IDEAS Formative and Summative Assessments - Especially good in 1:1 environments. Video chat is just 1:1, but text chat can be between multiple people GOOGLE SITES Teacher Websites Student ePortfolios - Every student at Clemson University uses a Google site to create a portfolio Embed calendars, documents Student Newspapers - Brown University.

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

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Saturday, September 13th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - Career Development Student Livebinders - Top 10 ePortfolio Livebinder Winner! The Learning Revolution Weekly Update September 10th, 2014 The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

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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.

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

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Her research interests include; teacher education, ICT and testing and assessment. Thursday, June 19th at 7pm Livebinders 2014 Top Ten Winners Announced , "How are you using LiveBinders as ePortfolios?"

The Intersection of Project Share, BYOD, and PBL #SXSWedu

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Rebecca King , Director of Teaching and Learning 9th Grade Academy students are all using Project Share for eportfolios. Decides on what will be assessed at the end and how it will be assessed. Multiple formative assessments - Ex: exit tickets, I have/who has - performed throughout the project. Students also assess each other and teacher takes that into consideration.

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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. Assessment becomes impersonal.

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. Assessment becomes impersonal.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

Universities buy digital repositories, collaboration tools, eportfolios, lecture capture tools, anti-plagiarism tools and all manner of online stuff that promises a beautiful user interface that will allow content to be created quickly and easily. Sadly the credential has traditionally been based on a time served model coupled with a an assessment of knowledge and understanding.

2013 Global Education Conference Kicks Off Today - List of Sessions

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Assessing Quality, Academic Rigor, and Innovation. 10:00pm KEYNOTE: Kim Cofino - Adventures in International Education 11:00pm ePortfolios as Environments for Global Engagement, Deep Learning and Authentic Assessment - Betty Hurley-Dasgupta, Professor and HP Fellow “In today''s society, we no longer have to hold meetings in the confines of four walls, stay in expensive hotels, and nibble on gourmet food we can''t pronounce.

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

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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. This is a great opportunity to share your work or ideas! We have an absolutely terrific lineup of keynote speakers.

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Make Learning Transparent with Badges

Graphite Blog

Badges can be a helpful way to motivate and assess students. Instead of focusing solely on the final product or assessment, badging encourages kids to find value and motivation in mastering the steps toward a goal.

Personalized Learning Plan Skills Template

Learning With Lucie

This works as a pre-assessment and also for portraying the learning that happened to the class as a whole.

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

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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. We will try to clear up the misunderstandings about the procedure and the role of student’s assessment.

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

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link] EPORTFOLIO COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE Thu 28 Oct 07:00PM New York / Thu 28 Oct 11:00PM GMT / Fri 28 Oct 09:00AM Sydney Coach Carole. Career Portfolio Manitoba is a pilot project whose vision is to use Essential Skills developed through all forms of learning as a key framework for helping Manitobans build ePortfolios for employability. It uses Mahara as its open source ePortfolio platform, working in tandem with Moodle, the open source learning management system.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

Universities buy digital repositories, collaboration tools, eportfolios, lecture capture tools, anti-plagiarism tools and all manner of online stuff that promises a beautiful user interface that will allow content to be created quickly and easily. Sadly the credential has traditionally been based on a time served model coupled with a an assessment of knowledge and understanding.

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