How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites

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Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

iLearn Technology

What makes Seesaw such an awesome option as a digital portfolio is the way that it empowers kids to build and keep a digital portfolio totally independently with features like QR code login for young students. This means that work “travels” with students from year to year.

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. Unfortunately for many educators using the medium, the audience they hope to garner—university admissions officers and potential employers—simply aren’t clicking. I always thought, ‘To what end and why do we do this?

Effective Student-Led Parent Conferences

The CoolCatTeacher

Here’s how. Today Laura Penrod Stock @tweetmeego coaches students to create powerful student-led conferences with their parents. By creating unique year-long portfolios, Laura believes students connect with their parents to help plan their future work and share their learning.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the most important ways to end the year is by getting students to reflect on the learning journey in your class. They need to reflect on the purpose of different tasks and projects. Students also need to own their achievements and feel proud no matter their final grades.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

The teachers are very new to web tools, developing Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and are currently teaching full time. The course is task based and I’m fortunate to be one of the instructors. 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.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

The teachers are very new to web tools, developing Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and are currently teaching full time. The course is task based and I’m fortunate to be one of the instructors. 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.

How to make your year more awesome

iLearn Technology

This week at Anastasis, we watched Kid President’s rules for being more awesome in this new year: “What if all made it our resolution to make this year awesome for somebody else?” I’m taking this resolution to heart and want to help make your year awesome!

Printing Comments Made on a Google Doc

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

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. However, when she went to print this the comments were cut off. I then went on a hunt to solve this problem for her.

Chrome Can: Screencasting!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

One of the 21st-century literacy skills for students according to the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is to “create, critique, analyze, and evaluate multimedia texts.” Chromebooks can be used to create screencasts. It is easy to install and setup.

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

iLearn Technology

Create social graphics that are stunning and easy to share (you know the kind: flyers, memes, posters, ads). The example above took under 2min to create and share! Produce and share impressive videos for storytelling, projects, or to share to social media.

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Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers. How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” – Yvon Chouinard. However, teachers do have the ability to help students practice various skills using technology. We can get students to problem-solve, code, program, create, publish, troubleshoot, experiment, research and so forth with technology. One of the most important skills students will need is to present themselves with technology.

Dynamic Digital Portfolios #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

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.) Why is this artifact in my portfolio and why do I want to keep it here? Allows you to pull all of your content on the Internet into one place. link] Examples Gallery of Teaching & Learning - [link] Online Tools - How do we embed these in portfolios?

New Posted Resources 11/25/2010

The Web20Classroom

ISTE NETS e-Portfolio Templates tags : ePortfolio nets favorite Project-Based Learning tags : pbl favorite How To Create A RSS Feed Bundle On Google Reader tags : RSS googlereader favorite Top 10 Wordle Lessons for the Classroom tags : wordle favorite Posted from Diigo.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. Below are slides, resources, and bookmarks to help you get your students to learn effectively on the virtual learning environments (VLEs) you create for them.

New Posted Resources 06/08/2010

The Web20Classroom

25 Google Wave Resources | Teacher Reboot Camp tags : googlewave , favorite Blogs as Web-Based Portfolios « Libraries and Transliteracy tags : eportfolio , blogs , favorite TLN Teacher Voices: Outrageous Student Engagement Teaching Content Outrageously: How to Captivate All Students and Accelerate Learning tags : teaching , favorite Be the Change. Will You Wave?

New Posted Resources 11/14/2011

The Web20Classroom

4 Powerful Ways to Implement Class Blogs – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Blogging is a popular activity in classrooms today because it allows students to share their writing with a broader audience and teachers to communicate with parents. Blogs as ePortfolio. Blogs can be set to private, public, and shared with specific individuals or groups.

3 Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here are the three hottest posts that you don’t want to miss! For a second week, the post with the most views shares why school choice does not lead to fair competition. Read the post to learn more. Read that post and discover why the data around the population charter schools serve is misleading, the truth about student performance at charter schools, evidence about their lack of transparency, what the true intent of charters was meant to be, and more.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Even when schools do allow access many teachers still need ideas, resources and training to be able to manage how their students stay focused and learn effectively with devices. Below, are many ideas, resources and tips for motivating your students to practice writing on their devices. Feel free to slideshow (free to download) and bookmarks below. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

3 Hottest Posts Most Popular On The Innovative Educator

The Innovative Educator

Here are the three hottest posts that you don’t want to miss! Fighting fake news, increasing parent engagement, and ePortfolios. Making its way to the top for the first time is a post that points to four fabulous sites you can turn to fight fake news. Next up I recap my #SXSWEdu panel discussion hosted by Common Sense Education and outline 9 ways to increase parent engagement using digital media. Haven’t been keeping up with The Innovative Educator?

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. We tend to get too caught up in teaching with books or slides. 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! Get to know them! Get them to experiment!

Create Interactive Albums with ThingLink Channels

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

ThingLink Channels provide users with the ability to organize images into embeddable interactive albums with the click of a button. Teachers and students have the flexibility to build Channels that are connected to learning goals and compliment classroom routines.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Even when schools do allow access many teachers still need ideas, resources and training to be able to manage how their students stay focused and learn effectively with devices. Below, are many ideas, resources and tips for motivating your students to practice writing on their devices. Feel free to slideshow (free to download) and bookmarks below. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

A Project Share Story: Ensuring a Successful Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Questions to Ask: Who will manage institution? Irving is a large district with 35,000 students, so they wanted to find a small group for piloting. They decided to start with T3 grant participants, instructional technology specialists, and high school math teachers who needed access for training materials. Tipping Point: Presented Epsilen to upper administration, who started using it in ways they had not planned yet but were happy to see.

SumBlox: explore number relationships through visual/kinesthetic play

iLearn Technology

** 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! What makes those blocks and numbers super amazing: each block size corresponds to the number that it represents. (1 These are going to be popular!

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

This year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning. 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. Help teachers learn to code.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

Our recent study found that 81% of college students use mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets) to study, the second most popular device category behind laptops and up 40 percent in usage since 2013. Several tools are explicitly designed to support teachers.

Personalized Learning Plan Skills Template

Learning With Lucie

Like the Unit Overview Sheets that I’ve written extensively about on the Radical (see here , here and here ), Not Yet/You Bet Lists are designed to give students opportunities to track the essential content and skills that they are working to master.

Make Learning Transparent with Badges

Graphite Blog

Badges can be a helpful way to motivate and assess students. Instead of focusing solely on the final product or assessment, badging encourages kids to find value and motivation in mastering the steps toward a goal. How badging works for me and my students.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

But conferences would not make it on my Top Ten Reasons I Like to Teach list. This is how they act in class. This is what they should be doing to improve.” 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.

Three GREAT (and Free) Virtual Conferences Where You Can Attend, Present, or Volunteer!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Each is free to attend, and each has an emphasis on encouraging participation and presentations--even if you''ve never done so before. Labs projects, designed to provide spaces for great conversations around education.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

In this episode, Matt and I discuss the new version of Google Sites, what we like, what we don’t, and ways to use it in the classroom. We also have some Google news and updates to share, and some great resources from our blogs. … Click To Tweet. ePortfolios.

Make Learning Transparent with Badges

Graphite Blog

Badges can be a helpful way to motivate and assess students. Instead of focusing solely on the final product or assessment, badging encourages kids to find value and motivation in mastering the steps toward a goal. How badging works for me and my students.

Project Share Support Center #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Search for OnTrack courses to see lesson samples. Notes from SXSWedu 2011 breakout session. Project Share Support Center: Scaffolding for a New Platform [link] Presentation Handout: [link] Presentation Prezi: https://prezi.com/secure/4cf2d078d1ad3e8f9f53cf43b51ba7536f2210e4/ There is a Project Share support center course where these tools are shared in Epsilen. They are also developing some of the OnTrack courses. Presenter has been using Epsilen "out of the box" for about five months.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. Online Model United Nations (O-MUN.org) is bringing United Nations simulations for secondary school students to Elluminate. We will be preparing from 12:30-13:00 UTC and debating from 13:00 to 14:30 UTC. Members of the public are welcome to represent countries or observe as guests.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have an incredible lineup of keynote speakers and some GREAT practitioner sessions--AND there is still time for you to sign up to present (we hope you will do so)! To check that your computer is ready to use Blackboard Collaborate, please click HERE. The Learning 2.0

Student Portfolios, Diigo and Blogs

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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. Some of the artifacts in the portfolio are then selected to present to others, such as at a parent-teacher conference.

In It Together: Student Led Program Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Backchannel: www.epsilen.com/rriggs - click on Blog in left navigation panel A Trainer''s Perspective - Thurman Nassoiy Teachers go to PD all the time. Then they go back to school and may or may not use it. Made it ok for students to help teachers and do some of the training. Students started assisting fellow students in creating ePortfolios in Project Share. Students got to pick the aspects of the platform that were meaningful to them to share.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. This webinar will discuss how STEM and PBL projects work together, 21st Century skills and how to use Bloom''s taxonomy to create projects for student engagement. link] EPORTFOLIO COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE: PD STRATEGIES ( Australia Series ) Mon 31 Jan 09:00PM New York / Tue 1 Feb 02:00AM GMT / Tue 1 Feb 01:00PM Sydney Coach Carole.