Back to School with ThingLink ePortfolios

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As a longtime educator and instructional tech coach, I have embraced ePortfolios as a valuable tool for documenting learning over time, self-reflection, goal-setting and growth. An ePortfolio is a collection of student work that is used to document student effort, progress, and achievement over time. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment. Dr. Helen Barrett has been researching strategies and technologies for ePortfolios since 1991.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

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 ePortfolio Reflections. These are some examples of their eportfolios. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

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 ePortfolio Reflections. These are some examples of their eportfolios. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Canvas - learning management system - great for e-portfolios

Educational Technology Guy

It has task management, reminders, calendars, audio and video messages, badges, chat, collaborative workspaces, course creation, discussions, a dashboard, mobile apps and much more. Here a link to the Canvas Guides of a video (less than five minutes) walking students through setting up an ePortfolio. There is also a longer version which goes into details of how ePortfolios work, how to create them, why they''re used, etc. eportfolios learning management system

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Chrome Can: PDFs

Dr. Shannon Doak

According to the developers, “With Xodo, you can edit, annotate, sign, and share PDFs on desktop, mobile, and web. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation ePortfolios Innovation OrganizationPortable Document Format (PDF), is a widely used file type and, therefore, learning how to work with PDFs on a Chromebook is something every student should learn.

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Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

For my courses, my students use these curation tools to build their eportfolios. Eportfolios for Meaningful Student Learning from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Examples of my students’ pinterest eportfolios. Follow Shelly Sanchez’s board Students ePortfolios Digital Storytelling for Teachers INTEF on Pinterest. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning edtech mlearning poetry writing writing with technology “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” by Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month. I invite you to consider the possibilities of teaching with poetry.

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Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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 ! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” Ideas for digital writing projects, include comics, scripts for videos and podcasts, ebooks, multimedia posters, eportfolios, infographics, blogs, essays, scrapbooks, ezines (digital magazines), and online newspapers.

20+ Ideas and Resources for Learning with Poetry

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like EduBuncee , EduGlogster , Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month.

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month and the perfect excuse to inspire your students with poetry no matter what subject you teach.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” Ideas for digital writing projects, include comics, scripts for videos and podcasts, ebooks, multimedia posters, eportfolios, infographics, blogs, essays, scrapbooks, ezines (digital magazines), and online newspapers.

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month and the perfect excuse to inspire your students with poetry no matter what subject you teach.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

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 ! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

This Year be an EduHero!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you choose to go on the EduHero Journey this year feel free to download any of these badges I made to go on your blog, eportfolio, or website : (Call to Adventure) Mission: Your mission this year is to join a League of EduHeroes and go on your EduHero Journey. If you enjoyed these resources, consider purchasing my ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. mobile app Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014 Been for Education - A innovative site for Social Learning that allows educators to surf and collaborate on the web w/ their students in a safe environment where educators create/manage student accounts. Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e

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STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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! Make it mobile! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.”

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. Further, research validates the use of mobile technology in education. The use of technological innovations such as cloud computing, mobile learning, bring?your?own?device The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment. by Amy Moynihan , Ph.D.

Google Photos Now Available in Your GAFE Account

EdTechnocation.com

If you use the Google+ mobile app, then you may already be familiar with the option to automatically back up your photos and videos to Google+. And you'll see it in the Google Drive mobile app for iOS and Android as well, without the need for an app update. You can turn on this folder from the Settings on the web or in the mobile app. On your mobile device you can also turn on Auto Backup and Full Size Backups. This is a quick and easy way to set up ePortfolios.

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.). I hoped to move on from there to what I called “approaches”, ways of using tech that didn’t depend on a specific platform – i.e., gaming and gamification, blended learning, distance learning, MOOCs, mobile, and digital literacy.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Subject strands include physical and virtual learning spaces, evolving professional roles in today''s world, organizing and creating information, changing delivery methods, user-centered access, and mobile and geo-social information environments. We have three great world-wide virtual conferences coming up in the next few months. Each is free to attend, and each has an emphasis on encouraging participation and presentations--even if you''ve never done so before. They are part of my Web 2.0

Friday - Final Day of the Learning 2.0 Conference with Sugata Mitra, Audrey Watters, Angela Maiers, Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, Heidi Hayes Jacobs, and More!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

NOTE: TIMES BELOW HAVE BEEN CORRECTED) Friday, August 24 - Times in US-Eastern Daylight Time ( international time links ) 9:00am--KEYNOTE: Angela Maiers 10:00am--ePortfolios to Enhance Students'' Career Opportunities - Gina Marandino - Educational Technology Specialist 10:00am--Three Clicks and You''re In.to This is it! The fifth and final day of our virtual (and free) Learning 2.0 Conference. Tonight we almost reached 5,000 attendee logins for the week--wahoo!

Starts Tonight - Free "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Keynotes and Conference. Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mobile users will be able to connect to sessions by going to ReinventingtheClassroom.com on your mobile device. Instructional Technologist 10:00am Online Collaborative Learning Model - Martha Cunningham , Director of Technology and Information Services Tools for a Visually Exciting ePortfolio - Gina Marandino - Educational Technology Specialist Who Can Teach?-

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

Edsurge

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. At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mortenson Creating a 24/7 Professional Development Model by Josh Allen Creating a Library Website to Support Information Literacy Needs by Luann Edwards Creating ePortfolios using Weebly by Valerie R. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 and the Discovery Educator Network. The Summit is from 9:00am - 3:00pm US Eastern Time.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning 2.0 virtual conference is just around the corner (August 20 - 24 [link] ). 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)! Learning 2.0 is a free conference and is held online, in multiple time zones, over the course of five days. It is a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on rethinking teaching and learning in the age of the Internet.

OZeLive Starts Today - "Ed Tech Down Under"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, February 21 4:00pm KEYNOTE - Steve Hargadon on The Learning Revolution 5:00pm Recipe to flatten your classroom - simple steps to go global - Julie Lindsay Using mobile devices to support teaching and learning - Tara Fagan, Facilitator 6:00pm KEYNOTE - Nancy White: Engage and Ignite with Liberating Structures 7:00pm Open For Learning: Exploring How To Find, Use and Publish Open Educational Resources - Penny Bentley PLN, PLE or CoP - what’s in a name?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. As access to mobile devices like smart phones and wifi-capable handhelds has increased, the number of applications or ‘apps,’ programs written to run on one or more of these devices, has grown at an even faster rate.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Student Entrepreneurship - Gaming in Ed - Google Summit Recordings

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Saturday, September 13th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - Career Development Student Livebinders - Top 10 ePortfolio Livebinder Winner! Sunday, September 14th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: Google Apps for Education on Your iPad , Join the TechEducators as we discuss and demonstrate some amazing Google Apps for the iPad and show you how to use GAfE in your mobile classroom. Is your library mobile friendly?

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Homeschool+ Conference - Mathbreakers - Creative Commons - Gender in Gaming

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, June 18th at 1pm Host Your Own Webinar: ICTosphere Surrounding ELT world: Reviewing Tools in Use , This session aims at examining the role of internet technologies and mobile apps in order to enhance English language teaching (ELT). Thursday, June 19th at 7pm Livebinders 2014 Top Ten Winners Announced , "How are you using LiveBinders as ePortfolios?" Is your library mobile friendly?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Carmona, Lead Contract English Instructor Student-Generated Apps for Mobile Devices – can they enhance higher levels of understanding? 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! We have an absolutely terrific lineup of keynote speakers.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Publish your ePortfolio using Weebly - Valerie R. Graham Stanley 10:00am Connecting You AND Your Classroom Globally - Todd Nesloney Culture Chat: Teacher as a resource - Kieran Dhunna Halliwell From teacher networked learning to transformation in your classroom - Vance Stevens nABLEing All Learners: Mobile Devices as Transformational Technology - Luis Perez, Ph.