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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. Unfortunately for many educators using the medium, the audience they hope to garner—university admissions officers and potential employers—simply aren’t clicking. I always thought, ‘To what end and why do we do this?

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the most important ways to end the year is by getting students to reflect on the learning journey in your class. They need to reflect on the purpose of different tasks and projects. Students also need to own their achievements and feel proud no matter their final grades.

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

Shake Up Learning

Even when we love technology and Google tools, we have to remember that it’s NOT about Google. In part four, Kasey explains how we can go BEYOND the walls of our classrooms, and how to go BEYOND the due date and encourage students to continue learning about the things that interest them.

Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers. How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” – Yvon Chouinard. The technology we use changes rapidly and our students will work with tools and social media many teachers have little knowledge using. However, teachers do have the ability to help students practice various skills using technology. For my courses, my students use these curation tools to build their eportfolios.

New Posted Resources 11/14/2011

The Web20Classroom

'Empowering Students Through Reflection and Feedback letsgetengaged - tags: reflection assessment favorite Digital Portfolios Guidelines for beginners tags: eportfolio favorite INFOGRAPHIC : How To Twitter Effectively tags: Twitter favorite 62 things you can do with Dropbox tags: dropbox favorite Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom tags: Twitter favorite Screencasting Apps for the iPad tags: Ipad screencasting apps favorite Thoughts on writing a social media policy tags: favorite policy socialmedia AUP Explaining Creative Commons Licensing tags: creativecommons copyright favorite 30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use tags: curation favorite Evaluating Online Resources tags: evaluating research favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.'

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

This year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning. For 2019, our IT emphasis will be on cybersecurity and on high-availability, high-resiliency, high-speed wireless access to support 24 x 7 x 365 learning. Help teachers learn to code.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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)! To check that your computer is ready to use Blackboard Collaborate, please click HERE. The 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. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. 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. link] CONCERNS ABOUT STUDENT’S ASSESSMENT.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To attend the conference, come to the site to look at the conference schedule in your own time zone (OK, I''m still quite proud of this method) at [link]. And be sure to join the FutureofEducation.com host network to be kept up to date on all conference activities.

2013 Global Education Conference Kicks Off Today - List of Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Catalina Valenzuela "Loved the chance to learn, share and grow both as an educator and as a person who wants to stay abreast of changes and innovation." Effie Kyrikakis "An awesome gathering of educators from all over the world with valuable contributions to improve education as a whole. I only wish I didn''t need to sleep, so I could attend them all live!" -Dr. A step-by-step guide to getting started is also available here.

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. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. Please bring a story or tool or idea to share. How do you integrate technology into 21st century classrooms? Digital tools can be used to engage students, enhance learning and allow creativity and collaboration.

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. This is a great opportunity to share your work or ideas!

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