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

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

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

EmergingEdTech

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

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.

Paul Solarz and His Student Centered Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 73 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Paul Solarz @PaulSolarz has a student-centered classroom. How a student-centered classroom flows. An example math lesson in Paul’s classroom.

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 GettingSmart.com research The idea encourages students to explore and develop their own passions and creativity.

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

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.

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

edWeb.net

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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 | edte.ch

New Posted Resources 03/20/2012

The Web20Classroom

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

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. 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

EdTechSandyK

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.

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.

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

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

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

techieMusings

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.

Google Photos Now Available in Your GAFE Account

EdTechnocation.com

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

In It Together: Student Led Program Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Backchannel: www.epsilen.com/rriggs - 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.

Week of January 31, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] EPORTFOLIO COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE: PD STRATEGIES ( Australia Series ) Mon 31 Jan 09:00PM New York / Tue 1 Feb 02:00AM GMT / Tue 1 Feb 01:00PM Sydney Coach Carole. Meeting #5 of the EpCoP: PD strategies - What strategies would you choose to help others get started with eportfolios? How would you structure a short course in eportfolios? Also a chance to help develop the EpCoP blog for 2011 and help promote the EpCoP events for Feb - June. link] CLASSROOM 2.0

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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.

Empowering Teachers: A Roadmap for Student Success #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

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

EdTechSandyK

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 epsilen.com/lheflin where he is posting his resources.

OZeLive Starts Today - "Ed Tech Down Under"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, February 21 4:00pm KEYNOTE - Steve Hargadon on The Learning Revolution 5:00pm Recipe to flatten your classroom - simple steps to go global - Julie Lindsay Using mobile devices to support teaching and learning - Tara Fagan, Facilitator 6:00pm KEYNOTE - Nancy White: Engage and Ignite with Liberating Structures 7:00pm Open For Learning: Exploring How To Find, Use and Publish Open Educational Resources - Penny Bentley PLN, PLE or CoP - what’s in a name?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. Britt has expertly incorporated online tools into her classroom using her blog effectively as the communication platform. Join yolink evangelist Anne Kimbrel to discover ways to promote search literacy in your classroom.

Wednesday - Brainstorming an Educational Profile Service

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The group is focused on online communities of practice (many of which are social networks like Classroom 2.0 ), the work being documented and extended at the Connected Educators site. For example, my blog already serves in many ways as my "profile site." However, it does occur to me that I don''t have links to my profile pages in other networks on my blog, nor do I have RSS feeds from my contributions at those sites--which probably makes some sense to do!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The classroom experience of ICT in ELT will be reviewed and showcased. She shares her reflections about teaching in her blog at [link] and on Twitter (@aslilidice). Join Common Sense Media to learn about resources for teaching digital citizenship in the iPad classroom.

Week of May 1, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

EPORTFOLIOS IN MAY: COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE ( Australia Series ) Mon 2 May 03:00AM New York / Mon 2 May 07:00AM GMT / Mon 2 May 05:00PM Sydney Coach Carole. Participants are invited to collaborate on a wiki that will share online resources and activities related to Latin America for classroom use. ANVILL gives your students a platform for speech-based activities that go well beyond the classroom. link] CLASSROOM 2.0 LIVE ( Classroom 2.0 Classroom 2.0

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