Document Student Growth with Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com ! Effective Technology Integration back to school back2school backtoschool digital portfolio digital portfolios elearning eportfolio“How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” – Yvon Chouinard. Digital portfolios are one of the most powerful ways my students take ownership of their learning and reflect on their learning journeys.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com ! 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.”

Canvas - learning management system - great for e-portfolios

Educational Technology Guy

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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Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Even when schools do allow access many teachers still need ideas, resources and training to be able to manage how their students stay focused and learn effectively with devices. 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.

A Project Share Story: Ensuring a Successful Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

They decided to start with T3 grant participants, instructional technology specialists, and high school math teachers who needed access for training materials. Irving wanted to use ePortfolios with their students. Who can access ePortfolios? Irving has decided to keep the ePortfolios within Irving for now since they are using with 8th grade and 4th grade and are not applying to college at this time. Tips in Hindsight: Have a training plan.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Even when schools do allow access many teachers still need ideas, resources and training to be able to manage how their students stay focused and learn effectively with devices. 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.

Chalk & Wire unveils MyMantl learning recognition network

eSchool News

For the first time, learners–beginning in high school–will be able to track their academic and professional achievements and own their portfolio collections of learning, training, mentorship and digital credentialing. Supplementing the traditional ePortfolio experience, higher education and K-12 students will be able to curate their most important accomplishments within MyMantl as well as receive badges from their respective schools.

Personalized Learning Plan Skills Template

Learning With Lucie

Here is an Example from one of my Google Trainings. During my morning routine this morning, which includes looking through some of my favorite blogs, I got inspired by Bill Ferriters blog post in The Tempered Radical called "New Feedback Activity: Not Yet/YouBet Lists" Bill writes."So

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

Offer training or resource sessions. If some parents don’t understand the technology you’re using in class, pool the conference slots and have groups of parents come in for personalized training. 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.

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. One rub is that few scholars have experience doing education research—so they’re winging it compared to the training they’ve had doing research in their own disciplines.

Testing and the future of education: Anya Kamenetz on Future Trends Forum #6

Bryan Alexander

One example: eportfolios dropped in one case because doing them decently was seen as too onerous. Anya asked us instead to see eportfolios as integrated into learning, and saving time from testing. A: What about calibrated peer review, matching grades to those of a trained assessor?

Who’s Playing Matchmaker Between Students and Employers?

Edsurge

Competency Identification—new entrants that surface competencies via microcredentials, ePortfolios and competency-based assessments. Last-mile” training and hiring—talent development companies like Revature that provide some amount of “last-mile” training and then hire students in order to place them with clients. Depending on who you ask, recent reports suggest that somewhere between 50 to 80 percent of recent college graduates are unemployed and looking for work.

In It Together: Student Led Program Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Thurman thought, "What if we train students and teachers together as equals?" Did two Saturday sessions of training in Project Share including teachers and students. Experiences were built around them being equals, team building, platform training, etc. Made it ok for students to help teachers and do some of the training. Students started assisting fellow students in creating ePortfolios in Project Share. They went into classrooms and trained their peers.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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?-

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

ePortfolios. Training site. The post Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites appeared first on Shake Up Learning. All About the New Google Sites in Episode 3 of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Special volunteer training is provided! 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)!

Empowering Teachers: A Roadmap for Student Success #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

They are using Project Share in every training they do. When training about Project Share, show how the platform can make their jobs easier. Content repository training is needed. Districts are stretched with lack of staff to deliver this training. They have small test beds where they are working on export of ePortfolios, etc. Notes from SXSWedu 2012 panel discussion/concurrent session.

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 Epsilen Experience: Power Users Share Their Stories #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Has hosted hands-on F2F trainings and provides on demand on-site support. Now, education specialists are using this approach with teachers they are training in the region. Ingram - The finished work posted to Epsilen creates ePortfolios that stay with the student. Visit his eportfolio at epsilen.com/lheflin where he is posting his resources.

The Intersection of Project Share, BYOD, and PBL #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Rebecca King , Director of Teaching and Learning 9th Grade Academy students are all using Project Share for eportfolios. Note for Region XIII ESC - they can provide Symbaloo training,) Google Apps for Education - new to Rockdale. Notes from SXSWedu 2012 Concurrent Session Region XIII and Rockdale ISD Dr. Howell Wright, Superintendent of Rockdale , made an appearance by pre-recorded video.

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OZeLive Starts Today - "Ed Tech Down Under"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you''re in the Americas, the inaugural (and free) OZeLive virtual conference starts today, Friday, at 4pm Eastern. If you''re in Australia, New Zealand, or the South Pacific, the conference starts tomorrow, Saturday, at 8am Australia Eastern Time. Or if you are anywhere else in the world, you can see all of the sessions in your exact time by using the conference schedule page: [link].

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This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Video is an effective way for training organizations to capture knowledge from where ever it is in the organization. The training organization is in a unique position to harness this collective knowledge and make it compelling, accessible and reusable by the organization. Good facilitator guides are the cornerstone for building great instructor led training.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

We might just need to provide a bit of training. Universities buy digital repositories, collaboration tools, eportfolios, lecture capture tools, anti-plagiarism tools and all manner of online stuff that promises a beautiful user interface that will allow content to be created quickly and easily. In June of this year it was twenty years since I set up my first web server for delivering e-learning courses.

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Week of June 19, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] EPORTFOLIO COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE ( Australia Series ) Thu 23 Jun 10:30PM New York / Fri 24 Jun 02:30AM GMT / Fri 24 Jun 12:30PM Sydney Coach Carole. The 2011 E-portfolios Implementation Trials have provided funding of up to $9,000 (plus in kind co-funding from each organisation) to two training organisations to investigate and identify the features of an e-portfolio system which supports workforce development requirements, and/or improves learner participation.

This Week's Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

EPORTFOLIO MONTH: MAY WEBINAR #4 ( Australia Series ) Sun 22 May 08:30PM New York / Mon 23 May 12:30AM GMT / Mon 23 May 10:30AM Sydney Coach Carole. This session will extend Frontier School Division''s Peer Coaching training. Training will be led byPeer-Ed. Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate).

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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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Week of April 17, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Using Blackboard Collaborate in the classroom is nothing new, but also using it for multi-campus meetings cuts down on travel for department meetings, trainings, users group meetings, and administrative meetings. link] CAPTURING LEARNING AS IT HAPPENS: STREAMFOLIO IN EPORTFOLIOS ( Australia Series ) Thu 21 Apr 10:00PM New York / Fri 22 Apr 02:00AM GMT / Fri 22 Apr 02:00PM Sydney Coach Carole.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

We might just need to provide a bit of training. Universities buy digital repositories, collaboration tools, eportfolios, lecture capture tools, anti-plagiarism tools and all manner of online stuff that promises a beautiful user interface that will allow content to be created quickly and easily. In June of this year it was twenty years since I set up my first web server for delivering e-learning courses.

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