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.

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

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google digital portfolio digital portfolios end of the year eportfolios google slides google template reflection“We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” ” Paraphrase of John Dewey’s work .

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. What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!)

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Chrome Can: Meme Creation and Educational Use

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

If you have been on social media, there is a good chance that you have come across a meme. Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation Creativity ePortfolios InnovationWhat are memes? If you are not sure what a meme is a quick Google define search defines a meme as.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

The Internet and the applications which allow for connection such as social media, text applications, voice over IP and video conferencing applications enable authentic connections to each other and others outside the school walls.

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. People put their time into learning things that have social capital. Digital badges can be a tool for social and economic justice.

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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New Posted Resources 11/14/2011

The Web20Classroom

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! Create a virtual learning space with Edmodo , Schoology , Weebly , Wikis, blogs, or other social media tools. 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.”

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

Esra Murray, library media specialist, Cider Mill Elementary School, Connecticut. I will use less paper by having students document learning electronically and posting to their FreshGrade eportfolios. “I This year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning.

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.).

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

ePortfolios. Follow Us on Social Media. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media. The post Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

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.

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 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.

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

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 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.

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. Today, they strive to build a better life for themselves and others by leading social and educational projects for those in need.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

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2013 Global Education Conference Kicks Off Today - List of Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Fundadora Comunidad Chamilo Venezuela The use of social media in teaching information literacy and global collaboration - Laura Loveday, Librarian 7:00pm KEYNOTE: Pam Allyn and Jennifer Estrada - Transformational Literacy for the 21st Century: Four Lessons from the LitWorld Model 8:00pm ED4ALL - Lesson For All: the right of education and the barriers worldwide - Donna Adams Román Fostering Global Citizenship in the English Classroom - Jennifer D.