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 to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

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With Instagram and ePortfolios, This Teaching Fellow Uses Tech to Support Literacy ?

Edsurge

A passionate millennial blogger, she had, among her many forays into tech, started a classroom blog that had inspired other teachers and earned her kudos in her district. Student blog excerpt. In what other ways have you leveraged technology to teach literacy?

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

Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

What I would like to focus on in this post is how technology can be used to support Thinking Routines and Making Thinking Visible. I will then discuss specific technology tools and how they can be used as an authentic part of the Thinking Routines.

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.

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

Dr. Shannon Doak

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. There are several blogging platforms available. Are your students blogging yet?

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. How will technology enhance the structure and requirements of the program?

Chrome Can: Podcasting in the Classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak

This is one way to provide content to students using technology. Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation Creativity ePortfolios Innovation My ThoughtsWhat is a podcast? Google defines a podcast as” Traditionally, podcasts have been unidirectional.

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. My favorite method for sharing student work is on a Google Site or a Blogger blog. Blogger is a traditional blogging platform that allows for comment.

Chrome Can: Meme Creation and Educational Use

Dr. Shannon Doak

It also allows you to give students a chance to reach ISTE Standards for student number six, “Creative Communicator “ Using technology in the classroom is not about a specific tool, but for providing the best educational environment for our students. What are memes?

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching online and blending classrooms is a hot topic, but there’s always room for improvement. In this blog post, you’ll discover ten topics that can help you improve your online or blended classroom.

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Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

You can read about the full break down on @michellek107 ‘s blog here. Websites achievement APS assessment certify credly degree digital badges eportfolio equity human learning learning journey map mozilla backpack open badge pd reflection summit technology

New Posted Resources 05/11/2011

The Web20Classroom

Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

edWeb.net

But What About Technology? Technology can be useful for learning when used as a communications tool for activities such as Skyping with a famous author. edWeb Blog assessment Improve Student Learning teaching and learning technology in schools

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. 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! Check out my students’ reflective eportfolio presentations here ! You need to get parents on board with your technology integration.

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

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

edWeb.net

In her edWebinar, “ Make Learning Visible in Your Classroom,” Cari Wilson, Innovation and Technology Lead Teacher at West Vancouver School District, BC, explained how she continually evaluates her instruction to improve her impact on students’ learning. Homework, assessments, projects.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Get them to practice writing routinely with journals or blogs. Blogs give students an audience. Check out my resources, Blogging Tools and Tips. Discover how to get your students’ blogs comments using Quadblogging or Comments4Kids.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). 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! Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution.

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.

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.

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.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Get them to practice writing routinely with journals or blogs. Blogs give students an audience. Check out my resources, Blogging Tools and Tips. Discover how to get your students’ blogs comments using Quadblogging or Comments4Kids.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

We also have some Google news and updates to share, and some great resources from our blogs. ePortfolios. On the Blogs. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.

A Project Share Story: Ensuring a Successful Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Jill Galloway Coordinator of Instructional Technology Irving ISD jgalloway@irvingisd.net Twitter: @ajillgalloway Irving ISD has had a very peaceful roll out of Project Share. They decided to start with T3 grant participants, instructional technology specialists, and high school math teachers who needed access for training materials. Irving wanted to use ePortfolios with their students. Who can access ePortfolios? Will students blog?

Marketplace trend update: 5 new ed-tech developments

eSchool News

Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

SumBlox: explore number relationships through visual/kinesthetic play

iLearn Technology

What it is: Why yes, this is a technology blog. But no, this manipulative is not a technology product. I’m writing about SumBlox here anyway because technology led to the happy discovery of SumBlox and is a great reminder of why it is important to be a connected educator!

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. It requires cultural change,” says Kathy Fernandes, senior director for learning design and technologies at the CSU office.

Is all learning social?

Learning with 'e's

Today was particularly interesting because I had a conversation on this blog with ePortfolio Keith (Keith Brennan aka @wiltwhatman), who was commenting on my Three Things post.

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

Stacey Roshan’s Keynote: Oh The Relationships You’ll Build: Using Technology to Make Things More Personal. My Blog. Web Tools: Digication – ePortfolio and Assessment Management Systems.

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

Stacey Roshan’s Keynote: Oh The Relationships You’ll Build: Using Technology to Make Things More Personal. My Blog. Web Tools: Digication – ePortfolio and Assessment Management Systems.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

I’m using this anniversary to reflect on my experiences in educational technology over the last 20 years. We’ve found out a lot about how people learn in higher education and the technology has allowed us to try things that just weren’t possible before. All of these have been enabled by advances in technology that allow people to communicate, share and build much more easily than ever before. There has been a tendency to invest in technology and not in staff.

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The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

1:1 in the Cloud - How choosing a cloud-based solution impacts student learning by Jason Markey 10 Reasons You Should be Podcasting by Rachelle Wooten 100+ STEM Websites & Webtools For Teachers by Letia Cooper 2nd Grade Bilingual Students Create Innovative Lessons for Author Bryan Chick by Martha Lackey Anywhere, Anytime Learning by Chad Lehman At the sharp end of the pencil - Driving Technology Adoption by Sonja Sharp Becoming Social(er): Why Does Community Matter?

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.