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?

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.

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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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10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

As teachers, we need to constantly refresh and update topics to improve our distance learning skills. I’ve also included the links to Advancement Courses’ professional development courses that relate to this topic. You’ll even want to start with a Wow.

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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. The technology we use changes rapidly and our students will work with tools and social media many teachers have little knowledge using. However, teachers do have the ability to help students practice various skills using technology. For my courses, my students use these curation tools to build their eportfolios.

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

Shake Up Learning

Even when we love technology and Google tools, we have to remember that it’s NOT about Google. In part four, Kasey explains how we can go BEYOND the walls of our classrooms, and how to go BEYOND the due date and encourage students to continue learning about the things that interest them.

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.

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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!

New Posted Resources 11/14/2011

The Web20Classroom

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.

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.

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

Week of November 29, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. EPORTFOLIOS COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE: THE TRIALS 2010 (THE AUSTRALIA SERIES) Mon 29 Nov 08:30PM New York / Tue 29 Nov 01:30AM GMT / Tue 29 Nov 11:30AM Sydney Coach Carole.

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To attend the conference, come to the site to look at the conference schedule in your own time zone (OK, I''m still quite proud of this method) at [link]. And be sure to join the FutureofEducation.com host network to be kept up to date on all conference activities.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. Please bring a story or tool or idea to share. How do you integrate technology into 21st century classrooms? Digital tools can be used to engage students, enhance learning and allow creativity and collaboration.

2013 Global Education Conference Kicks Off Today - List of Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Catalina Valenzuela "Loved the chance to learn, share and grow both as an educator and as a person who wants to stay abreast of changes and innovation." Effie Kyrikakis "An awesome gathering of educators from all over the world with valuable contributions to improve education as a whole. I only wish I didn''t need to sleep, so I could attend them all live!" -Dr. A step-by-step guide to getting started is also available here.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. This is a great opportunity to share your work or ideas!

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