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.

Document Learning in a Digital Portfolio

Teacher Reboot Camp

The digital portfolio tools below help students document their work in multiple ways and also can be used throughout a student’s learning journey. Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! I’ve also had college students document their work using Google Slides (click for a free template your students can copy/edit), Padlet , and Pinterest.

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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. I have also found this feature very helpful for students with 504 plans or IEPs who benefit from the myriad ways that technology can help them to complete their work.

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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. I find blogging to be a one of the most powerful ways to documenting learning and engage in reflective practice. I am a strong proponent of encouraging learners of all ages to engage in reflective practice.

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How To Document A Science Investigation Using Google Keep.

EdTech4Beginners

Have a look at a video we took: How did the class document the experiment? Here is an example of what the student’s achieved: Other ways I plan to use this technology is for drama freeze-framing and also for general note-taking. Tagged: apps , education , experiment , GAFE , Google , google keep , investigation , lessons , notes , science , teaching , technology. education apps experiment GAFE Google google keep investigation lessons notes science teaching technology

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What to do when you lose a digital document

Ask a Tech Teacher

With the increased use of technology to deliver education, solving tech problems has become critical. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. With classwork and homework now heavily digital, the days of “the dog ate my homework” are gone.

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AVer Information Announces the Release of the M5 Distance Learning Document Camera

eSchool News

the award-winning provider of video collaboration, distance learning and education technology solutions, announced today the release of the new M5 Distance Learning Document Camera. . AVer Information Inc.,

4 Tech Tools for Photo Documentation

Brilliant or Insane

The post 4 Tech Tools for Photo Documentation appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Assessment Technology edtechBrilliant or Insane. I fell in love with photography the year we took our kids to Washington D.C. and Philadelphia. My daughter was ten: not quite young enough to tuck into a stroller for an afternoon nap when she grew tired and not quite old enough to maintain the same level of enthusiasm her father had for the […].

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Instagram: Document and Share Grammar Gaffes

Catlin Tucker

In an effort to connect our grammar lessons to “real life,” I’ve encouraged students to begin documenting and sharing the grammar mistakes they encounter in life. Interested in technology tips to help you teach the Common Core? My book Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Technology will be published in June 2015 by Corwin. Last week while out to dinner with my family, I stumbled across a sign with a blatant grammar error.

Digital Dashboard Document

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

This year I am trying a more transparent and strategic approach to my technology integration. So, to get things started, I created a Digital Dashboard Google Document on which my students will see what sites we will be using consistently, the rationale for using that site, and have an area in which they will type in login information not their actual password, but hints or clues in case they forget.

Timeline Tools to Document and Analyze the Past

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Effective Technology Integration December Digital Advent Calendar digital research history interactive calendar interactive image STEAM STEM STEM Calendar TimelinePart of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can create digital timelines to analyze the past and help teach others.

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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. Up to 8 people can work on a single document at the same time, with their edits being color coded. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Why Teachers Should Digitally Document Evidence Of Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Why Teachers Should Digitally Document Evidence Of Learning contributed by Shelley Hudson For early elementary teachers, measuring student learning is especially challenging. The post Why Teachers Should Digitally Document Evidence Of Learning appeared first on TeachThought. TechnologyBecause educators don’t assign traditional grades to young learners, they have to take unique approaches to track student progress.

How Technology is Helping Us Preserve and Share Historical Documents

EmergingEdTech

The historian Edward Gibbons dismissed history as “little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.” However, the philosopher George Santayana saw a deeper value in. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Miscellaneous Tools and Topics

How To Document A Science Investigation Using Google Keep.

EdTech4Beginners

Have a look at a video we took: How did the class document the experiment? Here is an example of what the student’s achieved: Other ways I plan to use this technology is for drama freeze-framing and also for general note-taking. Tagged: apps , education , experiment , GAFE , Google , google keep , investigation , lessons , notes , science , teaching , technology. education apps experiment GAFE Google google keep investigation lessons notes science teaching technology

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Timeline Tools to Document and Analyze the Past

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! The post Timeline Tools to Document and Analyze the Past appeared first on Teacher Reboot Camp Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can create digital timelines to analyze the past and help teach others. Timelines help students display their research in a dynamic way with photos, clickable links, video, and audio.

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Doo.net - organize all of your documents in one place.

Educational Technology Guy

Doo.net 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. It will keep all of your device and documents in sync also. The free version will sync and collect 2,000 documents. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Shakespeare Documented

NeverEndingSearch

One way to celebrate this significant commemoration is to explore Shakespeare Documented , the largest and most authoritative resource for learning about primary sources surrounding the life and career of William Shakespeare. primary sources Shakespeare technology Folger Library shakespeareThis year marks the 400 anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.

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. Featured Mobile Learning Technology visible learning 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. There’s a difference between displaying student work and capturing the actual moves that deepened understanding or improved performance.

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 Drive''s apps for Android allows you to scan documents and even perform OCR (optical character recognition) on text in the documents you''re scanning.

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. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. I just found out about Conceptboard , a cool visual collaboration tool, from the company itself. Conceptboard is a cloud-based service that works on PCs, laptops, tablets, and more.

Squid Notes - Take digital handwritten notes for class, work, or fun! Markup PDFs, sign documents, & more

Educational Technology Guy

You can also mark up PDF documents, add notes, grade student work, combine PDF pages, import, crop and resize images, and more. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Squid is an inking app that works on Android (and Chromebooks as an Android app) and allows you to take handwritten notes, create drawings, markup PDF files and more.

The Three Most Important Planning Documents That Guide Your School District

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we begin a series of podcasts that will help Tech Coaches create an effective Educational Technology Integration Plan. Join us each week of October 2019 as we deep dive into what goes into creating an EdTech Integration Plan and why it's the single most important document to guide all of our Digital Learning decisions throughout the year. Ask the Tech Coach EdTech Integration Plan Tech Coach Technology Coaching

Upgrading the Remote Learning and Hybrid Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Remote students relying on video collaboration technologies can be additionally difficult without solutions specifically designed for these environments. document camera edtech

Voice Type Your Documents- Three Great Speech to Text Tools for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Since they first appeared almost three decades ago voice recognition technologies, also known as speech to text technologies, have come along way in the way they have transformed out interaction with.read more.

7 of the Best Document Cameras for Schools

Fractus Learning

Document cameras are a great way to use technology in the classroom. A document camera connects to a projector either by a direct connection or through a computer, and allows the teacher to display real time video, books, math problems, science experiments, maps, images, student work, and much more. The most important aspects when choosing a document camera for the classroom is connectivity capabilities with the existing classroom technology. School Technology

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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. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. You can preview PDF, DOC, DOCX, and PPT files by double-clicking on them. This way, you can see if that is the file you want, or even view what you need, without downloading it. Dropbox has also added some features for photos.

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. ” Against that backdrop, Education Week canvassed the field for insights on new developments in the use of technology to support special education. Some promising technologies, such as virtual reality, are still very much in the experimental stage.

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Create Effective Feedback With Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

The Promise of Education Technology: Effective Feedback. Education technology empowers teachers to help students on an individual basis. With the right technology, instructors deliver timely, effective feedback with the power to achieve greater learning. The promise of education technology is to create a formative assessment classroom, providing effective feedback to the student. How to Improve Feedback with Educational Technology. Feedback & Technology.

In the Hands of the Students: Document Cameras

Inquire and Inspire

In further developing 21st Century classrooms and learners , it''s vital that we move beyond using technology to enhance teacher-led instruction, but rather as tools to assist student-led discovery. In the Hands of the Students will be an ongoing series that explores the benefits that occur when students interact and engage with the technology already found in our classrooms and schools. This week we take a look at Document Cameras.

Making Print Documents & Posters Accessible

The Innovative Educator

There are times when innovative educators use print documents such as when displaying posters, student work, or infographics on a wall or bulletin board. Making Print Documents Accessible People who need assistive technology to read materials--whether because of a disability or because of their needs for translation--have to have digital versions to use with their assistive technology.

Learn Why @Edusight is an awesome Portfolio Tool For Documenting Student Achievement

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Vikram to discuss why Edusight is simply the best standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student achievement. The post Learn Why @Edusight is an awesome Portfolio Tool For Documenting Student Achievement appeared first on TeacherCast. Jeff sits down with Vikram to discuss why Edusight is simply the best standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student achievement. The TeacherCast App Spotlight Instructional Technology

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. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. You can even have multiple conversations with different teams or groups.

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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. You can capture documents easily by either scanning them with a scanner, taking a photo with a camera, or using the Evernote mobile app and your device''s camera. Once captured, text in the document is searchable. You can use any scanner to scan a document and then upload that file to Evernote.

The Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Document Learning with Mobile Technology

Edutopia

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