Document Student Growth with Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

Effective Technology Integration back to school back2school backtoschool digital portfolio digital portfolios elearning eportfolio“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.

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. An ePortfolio is a collection of student work that is used to document student effort, progress, and achievement over time. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment. Dr. Helen Barrett has been researching strategies and technologies for ePortfolios since 1991.

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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. As we scramble to fully implement the Common Core Standards, ePortfolios can be an extremely useful tool to help students develop skills necessary for success in school and beyond. Try Open School ePortfolio.

Creating My Personal ePortfolio of Learning

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

I've started a ThingLink ePortfolio to document my own learning throughout the conference. Power the ePortfolio Process with ThingLink EDU Explore this iteractive image and watch it grow As I prepare for the EdTech Teacher iPad Summit in Boston next week I've found an incredible opportunity to practice what I will be teaching. I plan to capture the learning through images, photos and tags to prepare to use and share it.

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

Join me at #ISTE2016 to Power Up the ePortfolio Process

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Power Up the ePortfolio Process with Multimedia Rich Apps Tues: 4:00-6:00 | Poster Session | Building/Room: CCC Lobby D, Table 40 Learn to embrace e-portfolios to empower students as stakeholders in their own learning. Discover powerful ways students can create collections of artifacts to document learning as they engage in self-reflection and goal setting

Digital Differentiation: Power Up the Portfolio Process with Google

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

This session is designed to help educators l earn to embrace the many features available in Google Docs for Education to power up the ePortfolio process for increased student engagement. Sign Up for Digital Differentiation: Power Up the ePortfolio Process with Google.

Digital Differentiation: Power Up the Portfolio Process with Google

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

This session is designed to help educators l earn to embrace the many features available in Google Docs for Education to power up the ePortfolio process for increased student engagement. Sign Up for Digital Differentiation: Power Up the ePortfolio Process with Google. Discover powerful ways students can create collections of artifacts to document learning as they engage in self-reflection and goal setting. digital tools Events google docs personalized learning udl ePortfoli

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. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation ePortfolios Innovation OrganizationSome of the things you can do with PDFs is, annotate them, split them, combine them, convert them to different formats, convert different files to PDFs, and lock and unlock them.

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PortfolioGen - free online portfolio service for educators

Educational Technology Guy

You page has it''s own web address and can include personal information, certifications, photos, your resume, example lesson plans, documents, links to other sites and more. employment eportfolios free resources job search Portfoliogen is a free online service that allows teachers to create online portfolios with their own URL web address. It was developed by teachers and is easy to use.

Chrome Can: Creating eBooks with Chromebooks!

Dr. Shannon Doak

Portable Document Format was created by Adobe and released on June 15, 1993. It has grown to become a standard document format that all web browsers can now open. To do this click on File/Download as/PDF Document (.pdf). eBooks could also be used as an ePortfolio format. Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation Creativity ePortfolios InnovationOne of the things a good computer should be able to do is to enable students to create a variety of media.

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Printing Comments Made on a Google Doc

Dr. Shannon Doak

A colleague of mine came to me today to find out the best way to print a Google Doc with the comments connected to the document. She had done some research herself about how to do this and was showing me a Word document she had downloaded with the comments on the side margin. Chrome Can Chromebooks ePortfolios InnovationHowever, when she went to print this the comments were cut off.

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

Shake Up Learning

Portfolios are great for showcasing student work and growth over time, but they can also be a fantastic way for students to document and reflect on their interests and passions. Check out this post on How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites , by Mike Mohammed. The post It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Part 4 is finally here!

Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

Students can use these tools to create book reviews, to document science experiments, for storytelling, to explain their inquiry process, as an eportfolio, to illustrate math concepts, and so much more! Websites adobe spark app create digital storytelling eportfolio facebook facts inquiry instagram iPad journal laptop make maker meme newsletter one to one photo portfolio quote social media spark storytelling tool twitter youtube

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Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

These include slide presentations, graphic organizers, infographics, ebooks, video presentations, websites, whiteboard app creations, graphic novels, blog posts, ePortfolios, podcasts, coded applications, digital art, video games, and VR world creations. Other components that should be required are documents to keep notes, write, reflect, store data and resources on.

Dynamic Digital Portfolios #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

www.intel.com/education/teachers [link] Portfolios need to be dynamic, living documents. 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. On-the-go updates for “Just-in-time Learning” Office 365 offers the opportunity for users to make changes and updates to documents from anywhere, at any time. The perfect ePortfolio. The OneNote app makes it easy to build and track an ePortfolio.

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Gaggle Speaks

Use Drive as a document repository and to gather data from Forms. Sites can also be a great place to manage student ePortfolios. Google Apps for Education offers students and teachers the opportunity to create and share without ever picking up pen and paper. 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.

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. Maintaining an ePortfolio requires students to take a more active role in the learning process through self-reflection, goal setting and decision making. Teachers can use ePortfolios as a tool for authentic assessment.

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

I will use less paper by having students document learning electronically and posting to their FreshGrade eportfolios. “I This year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning. Frankie Jackson, chief technology officer, Cypress Fairbanks (TX) Independent School District. For 2019, our IT emphasis will be on cybersecurity and on high-availability, high-resiliency, high-speed wireless access to support 24 x 7 x 365 learning.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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! Chrome, Firefox, and Safari and free bookmarklets and extensions to help students research, translate documents, define words, correct their grammar, cite resources, and more! Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

A Project Share Story: Ensuring a Successful Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Irving wanted to use ePortfolios with their students. Who can access ePortfolios? Irving has decided to keep the ePortfolios within Irving for now since they are using with 8th grade and 4th grade and are not applying to college at this time. Students are using ePortfolios and enjoy uploading their information to them. Also how to work with your ePortfolio. ePortfolios - charge teachers with creating one for themselves.

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

Document-based lesson. Gallery walk” – view all of the documents that are posted on the walls and answer all of the guiding questions. Web Tools: Digication – ePortfolio and Assessment Management Systems. I had the chance to attend & keynote the AIMS Teachers Retreat this year! I came away with so many ideas and new friends. If you’re in the MD/DC area, I really encourage you to check out this conference for the future.

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

techieMusings

Document-based lesson. Gallery walk” – view all of the documents that are posted on the walls and answer all of the guiding questions. Web Tools: Digication – ePortfolio and Assessment Management Systems. I had the chance to attend & keynote the AIMS Teachers Retreat this year! I came away with so many ideas and new friends. If you’re in the MD/DC area, I really encourage you to check out this conference for the future.

AP Calculus Jeopardy Using @PearDeck + @Wacom Tablets + @msOneNote #edchat #mathchat

techieMusings

This is part 2 of documenting my “AP Calculus Jeopardy Review” If you didn’t catch part 1, check it out here: AP Jeopardy Review – Let’s #ePortfolio That: Using PearDeck, Wacom Tablets, and OneNote. Part 1 focused on the inspiration and benefits. This part of the post will be dedicated to more of a technical walk-through. To quickly recap, my top 3 goals were: 1. I wanted the AP Jeopardy game to become a resource students could study from later.

A Day in the Life: Google Apps for Teachers

EdTechSandyK

Google Moderator Site for this Presentation: [link] GOOGLE DOCS IDEAS Collaborative Writing with Google Docs - Teacher can review revision history to see the writing process of students and which student contributed to each part of the document. Teacher can also add feedback for students to the document using Insert Comment feature.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

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I can view the notes and highlights in my teacher dashboard, although I often ask students to take a screenshot of their thoughts and add to their Seesaw eportfolio so their parents can also see their thinking. These documents are used by all students. Students share all of their work with me using the Seesaw eportfolio app.

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. Still, publishing a teaching portfolio , which document evidence of teaching success as well as more informal descriptions of teaching mechanics, is an exception rather than the norm for professors.

Student Portfolios, Diigo and Blogs

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Typically the stronger artifacts document reflection and feedback. I appreciate Implementing ePortfolios? I''ve had several people ask me about how to start blogs and portfolios with their students next year, and what''s the best approach. Purpose of Student Portfolio? Portfolios are collections of student work/artifacts that represent the process and progress of their learning.

The Intersection of Project Share, BYOD, and PBL #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Used a visioning document by TASA. Rebecca King , Director of Teaching and Learning 9th Grade Academy students are all using Project Share for eportfolios. Periodically throughout project they refer back to this document and add questions as necessary. Notes from SXSWedu 2012 Concurrent Session Region XIII and Rockdale ISD Dr. Howell Wright, Superintendent of Rockdale , made an appearance by pre-recorded video.

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Future Trends Forum #9 with Gardner Campbell: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Gardner, participants, and I explored pedagogy, the power of the hyperlink, data, instructors, institutions, eportfolios, language, students, assessment, a great card deck, our personal histories, and a lot more. Students would curate and document linked learning. Last week we had Gardner Campbell on the Future Trends Forum , and the discussion hurtled along.

Future Trends Forum #9 with Gardner Campbell: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Gardner, participants, and I explored pedagogy, the power of the hyperlink, data, instructors, institutions, eportfolios, language, students, assessment, a great card deck, our personal histories, and a lot more. Students would curate and document linked learning. Last week we had Gardner Campbell on the Future Trends Forum , and the discussion hurtled along.

In It Together: Student Led Program Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Students started assisting fellow students in creating ePortfolios in Project Share. Another student talked to a teacher about letting students store their documents in Project Share instead of using flash drives. Student Perspective Like being able to do online projects and send them to ePortfolio. Notes from SXSWedu 2012 Concurrent Session Note from Sandy: This was a powerful presentation! I am now full of ideas!!!!

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

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These documents are used by all students. Students share all their work with me using the Seesaw eportfolio app. With a shift toward cross-curricular topics, essential questions, and project-based learning, my second graders are engaged in carefully structured reading themes or units rather than reading a new stand-alone picture book each week. If you're interested in trying thematic reading units, here's a peek into my unit-design process: Map out the themes.

Wednesday - Brainstorming an Educational Profile Service

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The group is focused on online communities of practice (many of which are social networks like Classroom 2.0 ), the work being documented and extended at the Connected Educators site. I''m part of a working group led by Karen Cator , Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education.