How we built an ePortfolio platform for our district

eSchool News

While teachers are finding more and more ways to use social media within the classroom, they still are unable to completely bridge the divide between social interaction and education, as these social channels lack the academic component necessary to be effective. partnered with CourseNetworking to develop a virtual platform that will eliminate that divide and merge academy learning with social networking.

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

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

“We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” 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 understand what learning they achieved and think about how to use this learning in their future classes and life. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

The technology we use changes rapidly and our students will work with tools and social media many teachers have little knowledge using. Getting students to create digital portfolios of their work in our classes will give them experience in figuring out how to present themselves online and also gives learners a reflection of their abilities and talents they’ve acquired throughout the learning journey. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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. So … now is a great time to flip your classroom and have students watch videos for their “homework” and asynchronous learning. 2 – Designing Online Assessments As you assess learning online, you’ll want to use the research-based best practices for online assessments. This course will teach you how to plan and integrate social media into your classroom.

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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). Produce and share impressive videos for storytelling, projects, or to share to social media. 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! What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!)

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

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Our bottom line as educators is always about the learning and doing what’s best for students. In this 4-part podcast series on Dynamic Learning with Google, Kasey shares all her favorite lesson ideas! BONUS : Get the Dynamic Learning with Google Toolkit to help you find the best tool to support Dynamic Learning in your classroom. Shake Up Learning 2020.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

Keep in mind, even if your school has a different type of capstone course, my thoughts below could be applicable in the capstone process, learning environment, or product creation. All capstones include the following phases: Proposal creation Content learning Skill building Research Implementation. In “How Does Technology Facilitate Learning? Technology can also make communicating student learning to a wider and more authentic audience possible.

Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

It seamlessly integrates into social media and Open Badge compliance and has an Open Credit API. npinkard talked about learning deserts and how digital badging can help us better leverage a youth ecosystem to meet students where they are at (school, community, home, after school, etc.) Students move across multiple learning spaces constantly. These are spaces defined by where learning happens, not a school address.

New Posted Resources 03/20/2012

The Web20Classroom

Googlios tags: google ePortfolio googleapps favorite What can Twitter do for your school?

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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. Oletha Walker, challenge resource/project-based learning teacher, John F. I want to provide my students with opportunities to learn how to code using the Evo robots , which use a color coding language. Help teachers learn to code.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 The conference theme is the use of social media and Web 2.0 in teaching and learning, and the URL for attending is [link]. Venable Social Networking for Social Good with TakingITGlobal for Educators by Kate Gatto Social Networking for Teacher Education by Leigh A.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). 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! Learn through cooking!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning 2.0 Learning 2.0 It is a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on rethinking teaching and learning in the age of the Internet. It is organized in conjunction with Connected Educator Month , and the conference is based on a highly inclusive model for participation and designed to encourage peer professional development--which means we want you to come and learn from each other! PRESENTING: The Learning 2.0

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

A quick round of introductions revealed some interesting trends: a growing number of liberal arts institutions are launched or growing online learning programs; many sought to find the distinct ways liberal arts institutions, and campuses pursuing liberal education, can use technology. I had two measly slides for ePortfolios, the main thrust of which was “go to AAEEBL !”, Online learning is on the rise.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Listen to Episode 3 of the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast and learn about the new Google Sites!… YouTubers create education content on learning languages. Students will be able to access millions of Android apps, like Toontastic and Science Journal , for learning both online and offline. ePortfolios. Follow Us on Social Media.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning 2.0 ( [link] ) August 20 - 24, 2012 Just announced! Learning 2.0 is a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on rethinking teaching and learning in the age of the Internet. The conference general information page is HERE and call for presentation proposals and instructions for Learning 2.0 The conference general information page is HERE and call for presentation proposals and instructions for 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. 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. Data and results will be shared from the 2010 Eportfolio Implementation Trials.

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. link] TEACHING ENGLISH AND SOCIAL NETWORKING (FUTURE OF EDUCATION SERIES) Mon 25 Oct 08:00PM New York / Tue 25 Oct 12:00AM GMT / Tue 25 Oct 10:00AM Sydney Steve Hargadon interviews Jim Burke. 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." A fantastic demonstration of a global learning event." Jessie Voigts "Thanks for providing this global forum that truly flattens the world of learning." Exciting to have an opportunity to share and learn with the entire world right at the same time." Cynthia “Such a gift to learning and sharing!"

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Jim Vanides - Global Education Program Manager, HP - Sustainability and Social Innovation; Larry Johnson - CEO, The New Media Consortium; Yolanda Ramos - Director of Professional Development Services, International Society for Technology in Education; Mano Talaiver - Director, Longwood Institute for Teaching through Technology and Innovative practices (ITTIP) - "HP Catalyst Academy: A new approach to professional learning, designed especially for STEMx teachers."

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It''s an online global event highlighting “wow” moments in teaching and learning , and the entire conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform, running out of my FutureofEducation.com community. Publish your ePortfolio using Weebly - Valerie R. The best of all worlds - Elizabeth Anne 1:00pm Armed with Empathy: Creating a Classroom Climate for Collaboration - Dan Curcio Educators as Social Networked Learners - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.