How One High School is Helping Students Craft Eportfolios People Will Actually Read


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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Discover which tools your students already have access to or know how to use by surveying them. Here’s my student Google Survey template to get you started. 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 ! Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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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! Here’s my Google Survey template. 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.” ” – GK Chesterton.

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

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Here are five ways to use Google Apps for Education to go paperless: Try only using Forms instead of paper surveys and questionnaires. Sites can also be a great place to manage student ePortfolios.

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Only 47% of secondary students surveyed reported being engaged, enthusiastic and committed to their learning. Over the last three years, she has led dozens of professional development sessions all of which have impacted the way that educators communicate learning through eportfolios.

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


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.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences


Use a Google Form to create a survey you can send to parents. Create ePortfolios. We’re about a third of the way into the school year and we know what that means: The dread of parent teacher conferences! Well, okay, not dread. But conferences would not make it on my Top Ten Reasons I Like to Teach list. the traditional parent teacher conference as it once was is both redundant and outdated. Too often we find ourselves repeating the same old feedback: “This is the grade.

A Day in the Life: Google Apps for Teachers


Student Surveys Teacher or Student Observations - Can work anywhere with a browser, including with a smart phone Online Reading Record - Student can enter reading hours and responses Track Discipline Referrals Rubric for Grading Student Work or Presentations - For teacher or for whole class to peer evaluate Collecting Info from Parents or Teachers Spelling/Multiplication Tests - Write a formula to grade it for you!