Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

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Students can log their learning using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links. The built in audio recording and drawing tools mean that students can reflect on what they’ve learned or explain how they reached an answer. How to integrate Seesaw into the classroom: We’ve long used Evernote as our eportfolio of choice , because it was a simple (enough) entry point and gave students enough flexibility to show what they were working on.

PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak

If you are interested in learning more about this please read my previous post. This app could be used to view student-created ePortfolios during student-led conferences. BYOD Capstone Chrome Can Creativity ePortfolios Friday Tech Tip Innovation Visible ThinkingI have already written a post about working with PDFs on a Chromebook. I have also written about creating eBooks on Chromebooks.


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Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

According to the folks at Project Zero (PZ), “Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based conceptual framework, which aims to integrate the development of students’ thinking with content learning across subject matters.” The goals for these thinking routines are to help students build their thinking skills and tendencies, as well as to take content learning to deeper levels.

Using Technology to Extend Speaking Practice in a Language Classroom.

Dr. Shannon Doak

Learning a foreign language is not an easy task. There are multiple components to learning a language which includes reading, writing, listening and speaking. platform has been used to create an authentic method for practicing listening and speaking, while also creating an online learning community where the participants can support each other’s efforts. Please read my previous post to learn more about Synth.

The Myth of the Magical Pill

Dr. Shannon Doak

There are many opinions about the effectiveness of educational technology to improve learning. Neither of these approaches is the correct approach when considering using technology to improve learning. Learning and improved performance are the goals not the use of technology.

Chrome Can: PDFs

Dr. Shannon Doak

Portable Document Format (PDF), is a widely used file type and, therefore, learning how to work with PDFs on a Chromebook is something every student should learn. ” To learn more visit their website! How could you use these tools to improve the learning happening in your classroom? BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation ePortfolios Innovation Organization

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Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

Keep in mind, even if your school has a different type of capstone course, my thoughts below could be applicable in the capstone process, learning environment, or product creation. All capstones include the following phases: Proposal creation Content learning Skill building Research Implementation. In “How Does Technology Facilitate Learning? Technology can also make communicating student learning to a wider and more authentic audience possible.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

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The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment. Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption of digital studying. As education technology proliferates, research supports the notion that overall student achievement will improve as students gain the ability to learn at their own pace with a variety of teaching styles and formats available to them. Social learning networks, e?portfolios,