How we built an ePortfolio platform for our district

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As technology increasingly sweeps through classrooms, it is crucial that educators capitalize on digital tools that will allow them to effectively engage students and set those students up for future success. 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

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

This portfolio doesn’t need to have been started at the beginning of the year and only takes about 1 or 2 class periods for students to complete depending on your setup and technology access. 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 .

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. It is important to note that capstone courses intrinsically vary from school to school, however, capstone as an inquiry-based process or one that is driven by student passions often rely on or use technology as a part of planning, design, and implementation.

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. However, teachers do have the ability to help students practice various skills using technology. We can get students to problem-solve, code, program, create, publish, troubleshoot, experiment, research and so forth with technology. One of the most important skills students will need is to present themselves with technology.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

3 – Social Media Tools in Teaching – Using Them the Right Way I’ve seen social media used in ways that aren’t very safe or effective. For example, when teachers post their video conferencing links publicly on social media, they are unknowingly allowing unwanted attendees to enter their online classrooms. Using social media safely and effectively in the classroom has become more important now than ever before.

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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 this connected world, most people have an online presence or social account. Check out this post on How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites , by Mike Mohammed. Post your answer to your favorite social media platform using the hashtag #ShakeUpLearning, or share it in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook !

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. Websites achievement APS assessment certify credly degree digital badges eportfolio equity human learning learning journey map mozilla backpack open badge pd reflection summit technology

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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! Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution.

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

Frankie Jackson, chief technology officer, Cypress Fairbanks (TX) Independent School District. Our primary goal is to build a world-class-quality K-12 technology service system, including achieving Level 2 in the ‘process and results’ categories of the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for Education.”. Esra Murray, library media specialist, Cider Mill Elementary School, Connecticut.

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. edtech educational technology FREE Download Free Resources for teachers G Suite GAFE Google Google Sites google teacher tribe podcast Google Tips Instructional Technology podcast Professional Development google google teacher tribe

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

Bryan Alexander

I helped start the conference with a half-day workshop on “How Technology Can Enhance Liberal Education: The State of the Art in 2016.” ” Around 35 professors, deans, provosts, program directors, presidents from several nations (mostly the US) and a variety of institutional types came together, some with very different levels of technological experience. I had two measly slides for ePortfolios, the main thrust of which was “go to AAEEBL !”,

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 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.

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. How do you integrate technology into 21st century classrooms?

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.

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

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. audience through the magic of virtual technology. 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.