How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites

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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


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

A Look at Blogging in the Classroom as we Start a new School Year


Blogs Seeing More Academic Use as ePortfolio Platform, and for Collaboration, Discussion, & Resource Sharing In 2013, reported that 74 percent of teachers agree that technology in the.

4 Powerful Ways to Implement Class Blogs – From Jennifer Carey


Blogging is a popular activity in classrooms today because it allows students to share their writing with a broader audience and teachers to communicate with parents. What teachers most often ask me is why they would set up a blog for their class. Blogs as ePortfolio.

Chrome Can: Podcasting in the Classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

This is a fantastic way to learn and is one way for teachers to use podcasts in the classroom. Synth enables teachers and students to easily create an environment where classroom discussions can go further using their online conversational podcasts. What is a podcast?

Student Blogging: Importance of Authentic Audience and Student Ownership and Connecting Home with School

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

In my last school, the method used to share student work and reflection was different (we used self-hosted WordPress blogs) but the characteristic the students applied was the same. Are there any benefits in the classroom? There are several blogging platforms available.

3 Ways Educators Should Use Blogs

Gaggle Speaks

Blogs are a great resource for educators at all levels. They open up doors to a world of innovative approaches to classroom instruction, curriculum design and much more. Here are three ways educators can use blogs to encourage creativity, learning and collaboration. ePortfolios.

Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

They are short, easy-to-learn mini-strategies that extend and deepen students’ thinking and become part of the fabric of everyday classroom life.” The use of this tool enables connection with communities outside the classroom.

Chrome Can: Meme Creation and Educational Use

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

Watch this great TED Talk titled “More than just a Meme” | Emily Sands | TEDxSantaClaraUniversity” Why Memes in the Classroom. So, how can I use memes in my classroom? Here are several great blog posts about how other teachers have used memes in their classes.

Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Genius Hour is a powerful movement popping up in classrooms everywhere. edchat #edtech #GeniusHour badges blog ePortfolio research The idea encourages students to explore and develop their own passions and creativity.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

These include slide presentations, graphic organizers, infographics, ebooks, video presentations, websites, whiteboard app creations, graphic novels, blog posts, ePortfolios, podcasts, coded applications, digital art, video games, and VR world creations.

Chrome Can: Screencasting!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

To learn more about how screencasting can be used in the classroom please visit this great blog post. Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation Creativity ePortfolios Innovation

Effective Student-Led Parent Conferences

The CoolCatTeacher

Laura Penrod Stock interviewed on Episode 38 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Laura Penrod Stock is a Lee County (Georgia) middle school classroom teacher.

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

Teachers can get caught up in the day-to-day parts of the classroom and forget to take time to consider whether or not they’re teaching effectively. I find that in my classroom…everything that I do connects to everything else that I do,” said Wilson. Homework, assessments, projects.

Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

I’ve been somewhat hesitant to jump into digital badges world (despite knowing the digital badge ninja, @senorg) because I feared that digital badges were just one more way to categorize and label kids, another carrot to dangle in the classroom.

Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.


At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos. Looking through a collection of teaching portfolios by her colleagues helped reassure her that she could redesign her course while preserving what worked about the classroom experience. And some professors share their teaching tips informally on blogs like ProfHacker.

Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. edWeb Blog assessment Improve Student Learning teaching and learning technology in schools

New Posted Resources 10/21/2010

The Web20Classroom

Sample Lessons - iPad in Education tags : ipad favorite The Google Classroom tags : googleapps favorite Education Week: The Misuse of Professional Development tags : professionaldevelopment PD favorite Podcasting at an Elementary School | School Technology Solutions tags : podcasting favorite 21st Century Teaching / Digital Storytelling tags : digitalstorytelling favorite Cybraryman Internet Catalogue-iPad tags : Ipad favorite 10 Ideas For Class Blog Posts |

New Posted Resources 03/20/2012

The Web20Classroom

Googlios tags: google ePortfolio googleapps favorite What can Twitter do for your school?

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Teaching with the Growth Mindset

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. edWeb Blog digital portfolios growth mindsetTeaching to the middle—most teachers don’t want to do it.

Create Interactive Albums with ThingLink Channels

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Now teachers and students can create collections of work within the safety of their own T hingLink EDU classroom with an exciting new feature known as Channels. Teachers and students have the flexibility to build Channels that are connected to learning goals and compliment classroom routines.

A Project Share Story: Ensuring a Successful Implementation #SXSWedu


Irving wanted to use ePortfolios with their students. Who can access ePortfolios? Irving has decided to keep the ePortfolios within Irving for now since they are using with 8th grade and 4th grade and are not applying to college at this time. Will students blog? By default they do not have rights to blogging features. Students are using ePortfolios and enjoy uploading their information to them. Also how to work with your ePortfolio.

Marketplace trend update: 5 new ed-tech developments

eSchool News

A new tool for teacher resource sharing, Boom Learning , will help teachers access a collection of teacher-created content for classroom devices.

Personalized Learning Plan Skills Template

Learning With Lucie

During my morning routine this morning, which includes looking through some of my favorite blogs, I got inspired by Bill Ferriters blog post in The Tempered Radical called "New Feedback Activity: Not Yet/YouBet Lists" Bill writes."So

SumBlox: explore number relationships through visual/kinesthetic play

iLearn Technology

What it is: Why yes, this is a technology blog. I purchased the Educational Set for our classrooms which comes with 100 solid hardwood blocks including: Thirty 1 blocks; twelve 2 blocks; eight each of the 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 blocks; two 10 blocks and four teaching manuals.

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc


Links shared: Flipped Classroom Welcome Video, For Parents. My Flipped Classroom Tools & Preparation. My Flipped Classroom Resources and Tips, from Beginner to Advanced. My Blog. OK, So You’ve Decided to Flip the Classroom, Now What?

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc


Links shared: Flipped Classroom Welcome Video, For Parents. My Flipped Classroom Tools & Preparation. My Flipped Classroom Resources and Tips, from Beginner to Advanced. My Blog. OK, So You’ve Decided to Flip the Classroom, Now What?

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

In this episode, Matt and I discuss the new version of Google Sites, what we like, what we don’t, and ways to use it in the classroom. We also have some Google news and updates to share, and some great resources from our blogs. Ways to Use Google Sites in the Classroom.

In It Together: Student Led Program Implementation #SXSWedu


Backchannel: - click on Blog in left navigation panel A Trainer''s Perspective - Thurman Nassoiy Teachers go to PD all the time. Students started assisting fellow students in creating ePortfolios in Project Share. They went into classrooms and trained their peers. He wants to be 100% online in his classroom by the end of the semester. Student Perspective Like being able to do online projects and send them to ePortfolio.

Google Photos Now Available in Your GAFE Account

Read on for an explanation of this new feature and some practical classroom uses. Back on March 30, 2015 the +Google Drive blog announced Google Photos for Drive. This is a quick and easy way to set up ePortfolios.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 To be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please make sure you are a member (free) at Classroom 2.0 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.

Week of May 15, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] EPORTFOLIOS IN MAY: EPORTFOLIOS IN THE TRADES ( Australia Series ) Mon 16 May 06:00PM New York / Mon 16 May 10:00PM GMT / Tue 17 May 08:00AM Sydney Coach Carole. Eportfolio presentations from the hairdressing & building & construction industries; plus culinary arts & public health [link] SIGMS WEBINAR (TL Cafe) Mon 16 May 08:00PM New York / Tue 17 May 12:00AM GMT / Tue 17 May 10:00AM Sydney Gwyneth Jones. link] POWER OF PROJECTS ( Classroom 2.0

Empowering Teachers: A Roadmap for Student Success #SXSWedu


Any teacher, regardless of the size of the school or district, can open their classroom to resources in a global environment. It''s hard for teachers to leave the classroom for PD. I got to ask this question: There is concern across the state about lack of ability to bring content in from other platforms (Moodle, for example) and lack of ability to export from the Epsilen platform (for example, a student who wants to liberate their blog posts out to WordPress, etc.).

The Epsilen Experience: Power Users Share Their Stories #SXSWedu


Ingram''s classroom is close to paperless. Sees it as an answer to having to find third party solutions for wikis, blogging, etc. Ingram - The finished work posted to Epsilen creates ePortfolios that stay with the student. Visit his eportfolio at where he is posting his resources.