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.

Document Student Growth with Portfolios

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Find student goal templates for any age group here. 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.

How One High School is Helping Students Craft Eportfolios People Will Actually Read

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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

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

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The course will soon be over so I am grading their reflective eportfolio final projects. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. I can’t believe there is nothing else to do for the #storytelling_INTEF course @ShellTerrell C’mon last effort for my group E mates! Student ePortfolio Reflections.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

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The course will soon be over so I am grading their reflective eportfolio final projects. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. I can’t believe there is nothing else to do for the #storytelling_INTEF course @ShellTerrell C’mon last effort for my group E mates! Student ePortfolio Reflections.

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

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Students can create eportfolios with social bookmarking tools and as a final project create eportfolio presentations in which they reflect on the learning for each module/unit. Check out my students’ reflective eportfolio presentations here ! Enjoyed these resources?

5 Ways Office 365 Can Benefit Student Learning

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There’s just no way to get around assigning group projects because teamwork and collaboration are required student skills. With Office 365′s collaborative tools, projects will have more structure, allowing small groups to work on their projects at various times throughout the day.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

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Students can create eportfolios with social bookmarking tools and as a final project create eportfolio presentations in which they reflect on the learning for each module/unit. Check out my students’ reflective eportfolio presentations here ! Pair or group students for projects. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

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Instead, get your students interested in the lesson through any of these types of instructional methods: multimedia, visual aids, screencasts, hands-on learning, sensory learning, TPR- total physical response, graphic organizers , role-plays , visual aids, realia, flashcards , pair work/group work, storytelling , diagrams, foldables, gamification , flipped learning , labeling, magic , games, problem/project based learning , drama , finger plays , QR codes , mindmapping and notetaking.

4 Powerful Ways to Implement Class Blogs – From Jennifer Carey

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Blogs as ePortfolio. Blogs can be set to private, public, and shared with specific individuals or groups. This makes them a great platform for students to build their own ePortfolio. Blogs for Group Projects and Labs. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

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Create Groups by breaking down a class into smaller groups based on specific needs of students. A teacher can then respond to that Group with everyone getting the same level of information. Sites can also be a great place to manage student ePortfolios.

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. Teachers can use ePortfolios as a tool for authentic assessment.

Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

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Another group of teens generated a teen suicide outreach app to make it easier to call for help in times of distress. Over the last three years, she has led dozens of professional development sessions all of which have impacted the way that educators communicate learning through eportfolios.

A Project Share Story: Ensuring a Successful Implementation #SXSWedu

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Irving is a large district with 35,000 students, so they wanted to find a small group for piloting. 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.

Unleash The Superhero In You - NYSCATE 2016

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Source: ASIDE 2016 The lake-effect snowstorm that blanketed downtown may have kept some New Yorkers homebound, but it made for a tight-knit group in the warm confines of the Joseph A.

SumBlox: explore number relationships through visual/kinesthetic play

iLearn Technology

Students can stack multiples of a number to represent abstract math concepts like multiplication grouping or addens of ten. ** This is not a sponsored post, I’m just super excited about this product and can’t wait to see what our students do with it!

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

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Stanford history education group: Sheg. forces movement and shifting of groups. Asian females were given a questionnaire – group 1 = questions about being asian; group 2 = questions about being a girl; group 3 = neutral questions.

Notes from AIMS Teachers Retreat 2016 #AIMSTeach @aimsmddc

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Stanford history education group: Sheg. forces movement and shifting of groups. Asian females were given a questionnaire – group 1 = questions about being asian; group 2 = questions about being a girl; group 3 = neutral questions.

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.).

Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.

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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. More scholars appear to be jumping in: membership is growing in the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (or ISSOTL ) and other groups.

Google Photos Now Available in Your GAFE Account

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Students can take photos or screenshots on their mobile device, have it automatically backed up to Google Photos and then they can organize those images into sub folders, based on subject, class, or projects groups. This is a quick and easy way to set up ePortfolios.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

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If some parents don’t understand the technology you’re using in class, pool the conference slots and have groups of parents come in for personalized training. Create ePortfolios. We’re about a third of the way into the school year and we know what that means: The dread of parent teacher conferences! Well, okay, not dread. But conferences would not make it on my Top Ten Reasons I Like to Teach list.

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

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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.

Week of May 15, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you are looking for an easy calendar import / RSS feed for these events, you''ll now find a link on your calendar page or the calendar page of specific groups! We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Project Share Support Center #SXSWedu

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Novice Has opened an account Can navigate MyPortal Exploring lefthand nav menu Developing ePortfolio Navigating online courses Novices can Microblog (updating their status; many know how to do this b/c of Facebook and Twitter) Use wikis and forums straight out of the box (have seen message boards on the Internet before) Blog (have seen professional blogs before) Proficient Created or participated in groups Tried to create a course Has used Web 2.0

The Free Learning 2.0 Conference: Great Keynotes and Sessions and YOU!

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To receive more information about volunteering, please join the volunteer group HERE. The Learning 2.0 virtual conference is just around the corner (August 20 - 24 [link] ).

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

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Rebecca King , Director of Teaching and Learning 9th Grade Academy students are all using Project Share for eportfolios. Courses and groups are used to communicate with students, classmates, and teachers. Students work in groups. Each group decides the direction of their project. If they go through the formal process of removing a student from the group, the students has to do the project alone. There is direct instruction throughout mixed with group work time.

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In It Together: Student Led Program Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Students started assisting fellow students in creating ePortfolios in Project Share. If it is successful with a couple of teachers and groups of students, it becomes a model to follow. Student Perspective Like being able to do online projects and send them to ePortfolio. Uses drop boxes, forums, and groups. Riggs says she sets up groups for her in person PD sessions and uses chats, drop boxes, etc to expose teachers to the platform.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

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Prior to the start of each unit, I gather appropriate resources at a variety of reading levels (I usually group my students into three or four levels) from several free sites. 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. Students share all of their work with me using the Seesaw eportfolio app.

Student Portfolios, Diigo and Blogs

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I appreciate Implementing ePortfolios? Special thanks to the #elemchat group on Twitter for the resources! 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?

A Day in the Life: Google Apps for Teachers

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Several groups can contribute data to the same spreadsheet. Video chat is just 1:1, but text chat can be between multiple people GOOGLE SITES Teacher Websites Student ePortfolios - Every student at Clemson University uses a Google site to create a portfolio Embed calendars, documents Student Newspapers - Brown University.

The Epsilen Experience: Power Users Share Their Stories #SXSWedu

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They are also finding information from other Connection Grant groups in other districts in Epsilen which gives them ideas for what they can do in their districts. Set up a group and discussion forum. The Kinder group had a teacher that created lessons for the teachers and used to share by a flash drive that everyone had to chase around. Ingram - The finished work posted to Epsilen creates ePortfolios that stay with the student.

Week of January 31, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you are looking for an easy calendar import / RSS feed for these events, you''ll now find a link on your calendar page or the calendar page of specific groups! We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). How would you structure a short course in eportfolios?

Week of July 11, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you are looking for an easy calendar import / RSS feed for these events, you''ll now find a link on your calendar page or the calendar page of specific groups! We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Week of May 8, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you are looking for an easy calendar import / RSS feed for these events, you''ll now find a link on your calendar page or the calendar page of specific groups! We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

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. After energetic small group discussions, several questions surfaced.

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. After energetic small group discussions, several questions surfaced.