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.

How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s Talk About How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites! Google Sites is the perfect tools for you and your students to create ePortfolios.

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

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

Authentic Assessment, Deeper Learning: ePortolios in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

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.

Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

edWeb.net

We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. Authentic assessments are always about the connections we make with students, each other, and the broader community as indicated in a Gallup poll.

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

techieMusings

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?

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve also included information about how I assessed the portfolio. I assess the following criteria: Work Examples and Reflections- The student attaches accessible examples of their work which meets the requirements and criteria. “We do not learn from experience.

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.

Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

It is not a replacement for assessment. Anastasis uses e-portfolios together with our assessment system to help students remember and reflect on their learning journey. Two weeks ago, I attended the Digital Badge Summit in Denver, CO.

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.

New Posted Resources 11/14/2011

The Web20Classroom

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

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.

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.

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.

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

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Homework, assessments, projects. Assessment and feedback: At first, Wilson used to just hand back assignments en masse, but she noticed her students weren’t looking at their grades or her comments. Grades, lesson plans, conferences.

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.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

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.

Teaching with the Growth Mindset

edWeb.net

Over the last three years, she has led dozens of professional development sessions all of which have impacted the way that educators communicate learning through eportfolios. The portfolio and assessment platform helps educators, parents, and students have deeper conversations about learning.

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.

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

In the new year, when we receive our mid-year i-Ready results, I want to celebrate our students’ growth, paying particular attention to those who were below grade level on their fall assessment and have worked hard to make meaningful progress since then.”.

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.

Unleash The Superhero In You - NYSCATE 2016

The ASIDE Blog

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

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.

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.

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.

Who’s Playing Matchmaker Between Students and Employers?

Edsurge

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.

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

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

EdTechSandyK

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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A Day in the Life: Google Apps for Teachers

EdTechSandyK

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.

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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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