Documenting Learning

User Generated Education

Reflection within the maker movement and maker education can occur through a process of documenting learning. Documenting learning can take on many forms: writing a blog. As I’ve discussed in numerous posts, I am an experiential educator.

Documenting and Reflecting on Learning

User Generated Education

Documenting Learning. Silvia Tolisano sees documenting learning as: a process of intentional documenting serves a metacognitive purpose. being open for feedback ( Documenting FOR Learning ). Blogging as a Form of Documenting Learning and Reflection.

Document Student Growth with Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

“How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” – Yvon Chouinard. 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. Check out several of my students’ reflective portfolios here.

Two Apps for Scanning Documents with your Smartphone

Educational Technology Guy

I''m one of those people who loves to be paperless and scan in any paper documents I have. I scan documents, posters, memos, receipts, business cards and more. Here are two apps that you can use for document scanning on your Smartphone, and they are both free.

Google Classroom: Create Group Documents

Teacher Tech

One request I am often asked about Google Classroom is how to create documents for small groups. If you create a copy of a document for each student then each group member receives a copy, which can be confusing.

Evernote Tips and Tricks Series - #10 - scanning documents and business cards

Educational Technology Guy

Tip #10 - Scanning Documents and Business Cards Another great feature of Evernote is the ability to scan and then easily organize and search documents and business cards. Once captured, text in the document is searchable. It also scans both sides of document at the same time.

Auto Number Assignment Documents

Teacher Tech

Add or Remove Assignment Numbers for Class Documents My best best tip for using Google Classroom is to number your assignments. The post Auto Number Assignment Documents appeared first on Teacher Tech. If it’s in Google Classroom, number it! It really has so many benefits. I also recommend numbering the “attachments” (although nothing is really attached, they are linked from Google Drive) to match. I have […].

Google Classroom: Workflow for Creating Documents

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom makes it really easy to distribute documents to students. When attaching a template in Google Classroom as “Make a copy for each student” a document is created for each student with the same document title and appends the students name onto the title.

Google Classroom: Opening Multiple Student Documents Quickly

Teacher Tech

While there is no “open all” option in Google Classroom, you can quickly open up multiple student documents at a time. I frequently am asked how to open up more than one students work at a time.

5 Ways to Make Professional Looking Google Documents

Teacher Tech

Tweet The Gooru recently posted “4 Tips for Making Professional Looking Google Documents.” ” Here are a few more tips for using Google Docs for professional looking documents.

Conceptboard - visual collaboration on ideas and documents

Educational Technology Guy

It is basically on online whiteboard that allows you to create, review and discuss ideas and concepts and you can even upload a document (PDF, PPT, Doc, images) and share, comment, and work on also.

Voice Typing in Google Documents

Catlin Tucker

Last month, I was working on a Google Document and clicked “Tools.” Simply, click on “Voice typing” and a microphone will appear on the left side of your Google Document. Voice typing will turn your spoken words to text on the document.

Google Classroom: Add Other Documents to Class Folder

Teacher Tech

I added collaborative notes documents to Google Classroom as “Students can edit file.” ” I did not want to push out a copy of the document to each student since the students are working in groups.

Filechat - collaborate on documents, pictures and videos in GDrive and Dropbox

Educational Technology Guy

Filechat is a new, free service that allows you to collaborate on documents, photos and videos in Dropbox or Google Drive. Instead of just commenting on a document or file, users can chat, like and vote on any of their files in Drive or Dropbox.

Plain Language and Inclusive Document Design


I’ve been doing a lot of thinking this month about making teaching documents of all kinds more accessible. Documentation does not need to be written in highly academic, obfuscatory language. Documentation needs to be written using words that are understood by your audience.

UDL 35

TitanPad - free, simple online document collaboration

Educational Technology Guy

TitanPad is a free tool for collaborative writing on a single document. It is simple and easy to use and requires no sign in or login to create a public document., You can create a private document with a free account.

Google Drive: Star Your Documents

Teacher Tech

Star Documents in Your Google Drive Is your Google Drive a mess? Now that we have students doing digital work it gets extra muddy as our Google Drive also is full of student work with the same titles as our original documents. The post Google Drive: Star Your Documents appeared first on Teacher Tech. Star Anything You Will Come Back To One simple way to find things […]. Classroom Drive Google Intermediate classroom drive google

5 Tips for Designing Course Documents


Here towards the end of the semester, I’m thinking about all of the different kinds of documents I’ve seen left behind on or near the departmental photocopier over the past 15 weeks. And I’ve developed some … opinions about how such documents could be improved.

How To Document A Science Investigation Using Google Keep.


Have a look at a video we took: How did the class document the experiment? Recently, my class did a science experiment, where we explored how rain falls. In short, you put shaving foam (the cloud) on top of a cup of water and drop food colouring onto it. - organize all of your documents in one place.

Educational Technology Guy is a new service that organizes all of your documents from your hard drive and cloud services (including email) into on system. You can search your documents via keyword, date, optical character recognition, tags, and document type.

The AVer F17HD Document Camera – Versatile, Compact and Well-Built

Fractus Learning

Sitting very comfortably in the ‘Goldilocks zone’ of document cameras, the AVer F17HD ( Amazon ) finds the perfect balance between rich interactive features and excellent value for money. AVer F17HD Document Camera – In the box. Document camera.

Visualize Your Document Changes with Draftback


It works with your Google Docs to track the changes you (or your students or collaborators or whoever) have made in the document and allows you to visualize them. I chose a collaboratively-written document that my students wrote last year.

Tools 27

Dropbox adds new features - document preview and photo sharing

Educational Technology Guy

Dropbox , the very popular cloud file/sync/backup/sharing service , has announced some new features, including document preview and photo sharing and sorting.

Epson ELPDC12 Document Camera Review

My Paperless Classroom

Document cameras save lives. While I love the simplicity of cameras like the Ziggi by Ipevo, I was blown away when I test drove the Cadillac of document cameras, the Epson ELPDC12.

Epson 31

Here Is How to Use iPad As A Document Camera in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

July 15, 2015 An interesting way to use iPad with students in class is through turning it into a document camera. iPad document camera appsThe concept is very simple, you use your iPad as a mirroring device to more.

iPad 30

Google Docs: Find Document Details

Teacher Tech

Document Details New menu item in Google Docs (which includes Sheets, Slides, and Drawings) allows you to see when a document was created and what folder it is in. Folder Icon I find it very helpful to click on the folder icon next to the document title. This shows me what folder that document is […]. The post Google Docs: Find Document Details appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Document Learning Made Visible with the Super Note App

Brilliant or Insane

The post Document Learning Made Visible with the Super Note App appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane. This year, I’ve spent a good deal of time coaching students and teachers to make learning visible within and beyond their classrooms. This may sound easy, but it isn’t.

6 Ways to Make Learning Visible

Brilliant or Insane

How do we make learning visible, so that we might surface and document powerful discoveries about the influence of our teaching on learners? Assessment documentation visible learning Brilliant or Insane. How do we distinguish knowledge, skills, and thinking from….learning? learning?

Protecting Shared Documents in Google Drive

The Electric Educator

self-destruct mode) access and restrict re-shares, downloads, and copy of data from shared documents. To access these settings, share a document and click “advanced”. The document must be shared before you can set expiring access.

Document Outline Is An Excellent New Feature in Google Docs

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 10, 2016 Google Docs added today a new cool feature titled Document Outline which allows you to easily structure your documents. Outline is also a great tool to help you quickly navigate more. google docs

Tools 25

An Easy Way to Convert PDFs to Microsoft Word Documents Using Google Drive

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

May 28, 2017 There are different ways to convert PDF files to Word documents. A quick search in Google brings up a number of web tools some of which are free. We tried out some of these more. Google Drive Tips

Google Forms for Paperless Assessment: Documenting Communication with Parents

Inquire and Inspire

How can teachers reduce the amount of pen to paper documentation and instead progress into a paperless assessment program? How can teachers streamline their documentation so that it is organized and manageable?

Behind the Camera, Students Document Life and Learning

Educator Innovator

At Philadelphia’s Workshop School, students are developing media production skills to shape their school community and their own learning. The video opens with a voiceover: “Are you tired of traditional learning?”

Google Classroom – Changing Grading Status on a Student Document

Teacher Tech

Something I am very curious about is if kids at the front or the end of the alphabet have an advantage when it comes to digital grading. Let’s be honest, we do not grade the top of stack of papers the same as the bottom. The stack of papers was not in any particular order […]. Classroom Google Grading Intermediate Script Sheets classroom google grading sheets spreadsheets

Documenting Growth & Reflecting on Connections in #APCalculus Using @SutoriApp + @Flipgrid + @SocraticOrg


Since the start of the year, my AP Calculus students have been documenting growth, reflecting on new connections formed, and talking through learning strategies that have been working for them through Flipgrid reflections, corrections to homework, and in creating self-made study guides.

In the Hands of the Students: Document Cameras

Inquire and Inspire

This week we take a look at Document Cameras. Here''s where the Document Camera comes into play! Person #1: presents their work for feedback to Person #2 via the Document Camera, allowing the whole class to view the work sample.

Some Great iPad Apps for eSining Documents

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 24, 2015 After posting about the web-based tools you can use to sign online documents, today we are featuring a set of some useful iPad apps for the same purpose. iPad apps for esigning documentsThe apps provide a wide more.

Tools 10

Some Very Good Apps to Document Students Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a list of some good iPad apps I have compiled over the last weekend. This list is specifically curated to include apps that will enable students to exhibit their learning in more. Repost

iPad 25

Google Classroom: Locate Documents for Multiple Classes

Teacher Tech

In Google Classroom when you create an assignment where students submit work a folder is created in Google Drive. If you assign the same assignment to multiple sections, a folder will be created for each section.

The Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Document Learning with Mobile Technology


Reshan Richards Formative Assessment To assess your students'' ongoing awareness of what and how they''re learning, consider using cameras, screenshots, video, and screencasting as everyday classroom tools

Video 32