Document Student Growth with Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

Digital portfolios are one of the most powerful ways my students take ownership of their learning and reflect on their learning journeys. Digital portfolios help students set, track, and achieve their academic learning goals. Students attach screenshots and links to their work along with a personal reflection of how they will apply the learning. The time to implement digital portfolios is at the start of the course.

Encourage Students to Reflect on Their Growth with This Free Slides Portfolio Template

Teacher Reboot Camp

“We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” One of the most important ways to end the year is by getting students to reflect on the learning journey in your class. ” Paraphrase of John Dewey’s work .

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. This example illustrates the power of our digital acts and choices. Find the Google Doc handout with digital icebreakers, like Digital Bingo, here.

Nampa School District 131 becomes first in Idaho to implement the itslearning LMS

eSchool News

As part of its on-going efforts to improve communications, foster collaboration, and bolster student achievement, Nampa School District #131 (Nampa SD) in Nampa, Idaho has become the first school district in the state to implement the itslearning learning management system. For over a year our task force researched options and spoke with other districts and concluded that itslearning is the platform that will allow us to taking teaching and learning to the next level and beyond.”.

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6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

And it lacks the enthusiasm—as well as the desire to help kids own and engage in their learning—that defines us as innovative educators. With transformative digital changes happening in classrooms today, basic learning management systems now deliver the answers to most of those well worn questions on parent portals. Give parents resources that will help them support the process of learning and motivation. Understanding the school’s learning management system (LMS).

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 in teaching and learning, and the URL for attending is [link]. 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.

This Weeks Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Monday, October 18th 2am PDT (US) / 5am EDT (US) / 9am GMT/UTC ( intl times ): “ Reflect and connect: an introduction to a new course,” with host Coach Carole. A peak into a course focussing on building your undertanding of eportfolios. Join Corey to learn more about Cyberchase and our newest PBS resources.