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. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment.

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. Creating Reflective Portfolio Presentations. Their presentations should include screenshots, links, and examples. More instructions are included in the slide presentation below, which is free to download. .

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. Creating Reflective Portfolio Presentations. Their presentations should include screenshots, links, and examples. More instructions are included in the slide presentation below, which is free to download. .

Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the most important skills students will need is to present themselves with technology. 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. For my courses, my students use these curation tools to build their eportfolios.

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.” This was a presentation created for ICE Indiana , where I was a keynote and presenter this past week. The presentation introduces you to several tips, such as using the Research tab under Tools in Google Docs to find scholarly resources and cite them!

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

In the slide presentation and bookmarks below, I share ideas and resources for getting students to learn through poetry. Here are a few lesson ideas I talked about during my presentation. evaluate poetry or create a class poetry presentation with Voicethread web tool and IOS app.

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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 !

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. The fourth annual Reform Symposium Free Online Conference (RSCON) starts this Friday, October 11th, running for three days and in conjunction with Connected Educator Month.

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.” This was a presentation created for ICE Indiana , where I was a keynote and presenter this past week. The presentation introduces you to several tips, such as using the Research tab under Tools in Google Docs to find scholarly resources and cite them!

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

See the slide presentation and bookmarks below for more ideas and resources. Here are a few lesson ideas I talked about during my presentation. Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get students to use digital tools to create interactive mindmaps , multimedia presentations, digital storiesl , comics , games , blogs, scavenger hunts, videos, podcasts, digital fliers, posters , infographics, and more! Find a list of digital icebreakers I’ve created and a presentation here! 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.

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

Bryan Alexander

I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues. presentations and talks trends Uncategorized aacu16

20+ Ideas and Resources for Learning with Poetry

Teacher Reboot Camp

See the slide presentation, Learning with Poetry , and the bookmarks below for more ideas and resources. 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.

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

See the slide presentation and bookmarks below for more ideas and resources. Here are a few lesson ideas I talked about during my presentation. Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find the slides, tips and resources for my presentation, STEAM It Up for Students! 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 !

This Year be an EduHero!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year, I’m presenting keynotes on The EduHero Journey, which is my adaption of Campbell’s monomyth. For this initial presentation, I asked Sylvia Guinan , a teacher I consider an EduHero, to co-present my research with me and share her personal EduHero journey.

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. Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e

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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 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)! PRESENTING: The Learning 2.0 The call for presentation proposals and instructions are now live and can be found ?

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

this will also allow you to correspond with the presenters and other members, and to comment on sessions and discussions). 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

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GBLNYC has over 500 members and hosts monthly events ranging from networking socials, educational game demonstrations, expert presentations, and game design workshops. Join us for Creating Effective and Engaging Video Tutorials with the Martins 9/18 @ 3:00 pm EST [link] Global Education Conference 2014: Looking for Student Presenters! This year we have renewed with vigour our invitation for students to present at the GEC. Is your library mobile friendly?

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. This session will involve an online presentation from Jane Bozarth, an international expert on use of web tools and social media for organisational improvement from North Carolina, USA with following Q&A.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If so, we invite you to present for the 2014 Reform Symposium E-Conference. It will be free to attend, and everyone is encouraged to submit a presentation proposal, including first-time presenters. Is your library mobile friendly?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you haven''t been a volunteer moderator before, there''s nothing quite like the camaraderie and the excitement that develops jumping in and out of session rooms and helping presenters and participants have a great experience.

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