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.

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Open School ePortfolio for Authentic Assessment

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

An ePortfolio is a collection of student work that is used to document effort, progress, and achievement over time. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment because they require teachers and students to dig deeper than a multiple choice test. Try Open School ePortfolio.

Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

iLearn Technology

Students can log their learning using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links. At Anastasis , even non-digital native assignments get captured in our eportfolio through the camera or video.

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


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. Animoto video making tool.

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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PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak

Watch the video below to see it in action. It is a great addition to your classroom Chromebooks or your student owned Chromebooks. This app could be used to view student-created ePortfolios during student-led conferences.

Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

” To learn more about the thinking routines please watch the video below. They are short, easy-to-learn mini-strategies that extend and deepen students’ thinking and become part of the fabric of everyday classroom life.”

Chrome Can: Meme Creation and Educational Use

Dr. Shannon Doak

a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., ” If you wonder what science has said about memes and the ability to share them, please watch this great video Life Noggin. So, how can I use memes in my classroom? Memes are easy to make and can add some fun to your classroom.

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. Watch this video and read more on edchat #edtech #GeniusHour badges blog ePortfolio research

Chrome Can: Screencasting!

Dr. Shannon Doak

One of the easiest ways to enable students to create in the video format is to have them create screencasts. Screencasting software allows students to create vlogs, how-to type videos, annotated slide presentations and explain their understanding.

It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047

Shake Up Learning

In part four, Kasey explains how we can go BEYOND the walls of our classrooms, and how to go BEYOND the due date and encourage students to continue learning about the things that interest them. Then she embeds the video in an email to teachers. . Share with a classroom in another state.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

The Internet and the applications which allow for connection such as social media, text applications, voice over IP and video conferencing applications enable authentic connections to each other and others outside the school walls. In our lower school, our classrooms are 1:1 iPads.

Dynamic Digital Portfolios #SXSWedu


The showcase aspect of a portfolio can be a PR tool for yourself and what is going on in your classroom. elearning eportfolio portfolio Project Share sxswedu Texas Notes from SXSWedu 2011 breakout session. Carol Teitelman Region XIII Distance Learning Link to Prezi from presentation: [link] Dr. Helen Barrett [link] Portfolios fall into two different types. Epsilen allows you to do both at the same time.)

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5 Ways Office 365 Can Benefit Student Learning

Gaggle Speaks

Office 365 broadens the capacity for learning, offering on-demand access to documents and projects, and provides students new and creative outlets to learn both inside and outside of the classroom. The perfect ePortfolio. The OneNote app makes it easy to build and track an ePortfolio.

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. Here are some great ideas and applications for class and/or individual student blogs that you can explore in your classroom.

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The Web20Classroom

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

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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.

Is Your LMS Safe for Students to Use?

Gaggle Speaks

Canvas features collaborative workspaces, course management, discussion forums, eportfolios, analytics and reporting, quizzes, video and audio messaging, calendars and much more. If you have a place in K-12 education, you’ve likely heard of the Canvas LMS (Learning Management System).

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Starts Tonight - Free "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Keynotes and Conference. Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Reinventing the Classroom kicks off tonight (US Eastern Time) with some great keynote speaker sessions, and runs all day tomorrow, Thursday, May 1st. The theme of our 2014 Reinventing the Classroom conference is: "How Ed Tech Is Reshaping the Classroom Experience."

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Gaggle Speaks

As you move towards a paperless classroom with Google Apps , countless hours in the copier room vanish, allowing you to spend more time on teaching and planning. In addition to saving time and money, paperless classrooms provide other benefits: more efficient and organized classroom workflow.

5 Ways That Digital Portfolios Can Expand Learning Opportunities


Does this tool increase student engagement, motivation and ownership at home and within the classroom? Using audio, video and text, students explain who they are, how they prefer to learn and what means the most to them.

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.

The Best App for Digital Portfolios in Primary Schools

Rebecca Davies

I searched for apps, went to conference presentations about ePortfolios and even tested a couple in the classroom, but never found one that suited my purpose. My perfect portfolio app allows students to do the following: Store a range of media, including text, videos, images and sound.

5 Fun Ways to Start Setting Goals with your Students Today


In this post, I am going to talk about 5 goal-setting tips that you can use in your classroom right away. One of my favorite ways to spark interest in the classroom is a good old fashioned story. Do students need to record a video of their progress as they try to learn something?

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

Technologically-based tools provide opportunities for students to learn both in and out of the classroom. Research shows this allows classroom teachers to devote their time to subjects and students in need of additional attention.

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. Some teacher PD videos, in Zaption. 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. Some teacher PD videos, in Zaption. OK, So You’ve Decided to Flip the Classroom, Now What?

SumBlox: explore number relationships through visual/kinesthetic play

iLearn Technology

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.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I kicked things off with a survey of major technological developments in a very top level way, then dived into specific, currently used digital tools (the LMS, ePortfolios, video, robotics, big data, social media, 3d printing, etc.).

Google Photos Now Available in Your GAFE Account

Now teachers and students can easily back up their photos and videos to Drive! Read on for an explanation of this new feature and some practical classroom uses. This is a quick and easy way to set up ePortfolios.

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. The new sites also allow creators to embed maps, YouTube videos, calendars on easy to manage and arranged pages. Video repository.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

The biggest limitation for younger students is finding materials written at an accessible reading level, but this can be overcome by focusing more on videos and finding books with a “read to me” feature. Each unit typically includes a couple Zaption videos for everyone to view, and for each reading level, three to eight books and two to four articles. Students share all of their work with me using the Seesaw eportfolio app.

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.

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e Glean - A excellent site for finding educational videos/lesson on Math and Science. Booktrack Classroom - A excellent site/app for adding a soundtrack to student''s writing. text, audio, video).

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