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.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” Ideas for digital writing projects, include comics, scripts for videos and podcasts, ebooks, multimedia posters, eportfolios, infographics, blogs, essays, scrapbooks, ezines (digital magazines), and online newspapers. Blogs give students an audience.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” Ideas for digital writing projects, include comics, scripts for videos and podcasts, ebooks, multimedia posters, eportfolios, infographics, blogs, essays, scrapbooks, ezines (digital magazines), and online newspapers. Blogs give students an audience.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get students to use digital tools to create interactive mindmaps , multimedia presentations, digital storiesl , comics , games , blogs, scavenger hunts, videos, podcasts, digital fliers, posters , infographics, and more! Students can create eportfolios with social bookmarking tools and as a final project create eportfolio presentations in which they reflect on the learning for each module/unit. Check out my students’ reflective eportfolio presentations here !

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

With technology, students can create mindmaps, comics, eportfolios, digital stories, podcasts, videos, movie trailers, radio shows, blogs, scavenger hunts, infographics, multimedia posters, infographics and more! Create a virtual learning space with Edmodo , Schoology , Weebly , Wikis, blogs, or other social media tools. Make it mobile! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts.

This Year be an EduHero!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you choose to go on the EduHero Journey this year feel free to download any of these badges I made to go on your blog, eportfolio, or website : (Call to Adventure) Mission: Your mission this year is to join a League of EduHeroes and go on your EduHero Journey.

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

Edsurge

It’s the largest portfolio initiative for teaching eportfolios in higher education that’s focused on what am I doing to improve student learning,” says Gerry Hanley, assistant vice chancellor at California State University’s chancellor's office. And some professors share their teaching tips informally on blogs like ProfHacker.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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.

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 fourth annual Reform Symposium Free Online Conference (RSCON) starts this Friday, October 11th, running for three days and in conjunction with Connected Educator Month.

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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, June 18th at 1pm Host Your Own Webinar: ICTosphere Surrounding ELT world: Reviewing Tools in Use , This session aims at examining the role of internet technologies and mobile apps in order to enhance English language teaching (ELT). Is your library mobile friendly?