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How to Use Evernote to Build Student Digital Portfolios. Every year students create awesome projects for school which they and their parents are extremely proud of.

How to Use Evernote to Build Student Digital Portfolios

They are personal documents of growth and testaments to our kids’ genius. If only they could bring their best projects with them to a job or college interview, or keep them around to show their own children. Enter student digital portfolios. Portfolios are a way to encapsulate all of the best of your child’s work to share with anyone who might be interested. We’re going to walk you through getting started with Evernote, and then once you get your feet wet, you can explore other options. Tips for Using Google Apps for Education to Create Digital Portfolios.

Google Apps for Education is a wonderful, collaborative program that allows students to create, collect, and curate artifacts of learning.

Tips for Using Google Apps for Education to Create Digital Portfolios

How to create digital learning portfolios in the classroom. It’s hard to talk about “Digital Learning Portfolios” without really knowing what they are.

How to create digital learning portfolios in the classroom

At the Dreamyard Project, a collaboration between the Bronx’s Dreamyard Preparatory School and the Parsons New School of Design, the illustration below is what we think it is, and what we all agree that a digital portfolio should be: interactive, in progress, multidisciplinary and easily sharable. As our implementation of Digital Learning Portfolios (DLPs) is a work in progress, I would like to provide you all with a step-by-step guide to roll this out in your classrooms or in your schools.

Read on to learn how. Can Your School District Rely on Google Sites for Student Portfolios? Podcast: Download | Embed Is your school looking to implement digital porticos in your Google Apps for Education curriculum?

Can Your School District Rely on Google Sites for Student Portfolios?

In this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we discuss how Google Sites are being used as not only student websites, but dynamic content vehicles that help students provide documentation for their college applications. The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. For more information, please visit www.techeducatorpodcast.com.

TechEducatorPodcast.com. Let's Replace Transcripts With Portfolios - Work in Progress. E-Portfolios Are Not the Fitbit of Higher Education. This month Jeff Young, Goldie Blumenstyk, and friends have launched a new section of the Chronicle, called “Re:Learning: Mapping the New Education Landscape”, which looks at some of the recent technological, economic, and political challenges to higher education.

E-Portfolios Are Not the Fitbit of Higher Education

I think–and not just because it would be on brand to say so–that this is a potentially interesting refresh of the Wired Campus focus. On their Facebook page yesterday, they shared a Forbes article arguing that e-portfolios are the Fitbits of higher education. The article is authored by Adam Markowitz, CEO of Portfolium, and Ryan Craig, an investor in it. Digital Portfolios: The Art of Reflection. Too often, conversations about digital portfolios center on the tools: how to save, share, and publish student work.

Digital Portfolios: The Art of Reflection

Mastering the technical component of digital portfolios is critical, and students do need an opportunity to showcase their work to a broader audience. However, when we let the process of curate > reflect > publish serve as the sole focal point, digital portfolios become summative in nature and are viewed as an add-on at the end of a unit, project, or activity. For digital portfolios to be truly valuable to both teachers and students, they need to provide insight into not only what students created, but also how and why. If the ultimate goal is to develop students as learners, then they need an opportunity for making connections to content as well as the overarching learning objectives.

6 Reasons You Need an Instructional Design Portfolio - Designed:2:Learn. A while back, I decided to start building an online portfolio for my instructional design work, and it is now something I strongly recommend to any instructional designer.

6 Reasons You Need an Instructional Design Portfolio - Designed:2:Learn

I have found it to be one of my most valuable career tools regardless of whether I was seeking a new position, or happy in my current position. Why do you need a portfolio? 1: It is a great way to show your work A portfolio provides an excellent way for you to show off the work you are capable of doing. A good portfolio allows you to elaborate on your work by providing examples as well as details such as your project management skills, software skills, and your specific roles and responsibilities. 2: You can add things as you go. Who needs a Digital Portfolio? "We'd love to have you.

Who needs a Digital Portfolio?

Think about what's best for you and your family and let me know. " Those were the words I heard as I sat across the desk from the principal. The interview had been short. It didn't start with the usual "tell me about yourself" kind of questions. It was like he knew me; and he did. And with that interaction, I was sold on the digital portfolio. I had never sat down with this individual before. My posts would have response comments from educators all around. A little more digging and one would see my twitter account. My Slideshare account would show slides for the workshops I have done. SeeSaw - Easily Create Digital Portfolios on iPads, Chromebooks, and Android Tablets. Disclosure: SeeSaw's parent company is an advertiser on FreeTech4Teachers.com SeeSaw, a powerful and popular iPad app for creating digital portfolios, is now available as a Chrome web app and as an Android app.

SeeSaw - Easily Create Digital Portfolios on iPads, Chromebooks, and Android Tablets

The new apps allow students to create and add content to digital portfolios. Through SeeSaw students can add artifacts to their portfolios by taking pictures of their work (in the case of a worksheet or other physical item), by writing about what they've learned, or by uploading a short video about things they have learned. The SeeSaw apps students can add voice comments to their pictures to clarify what their pictures document. Students can create folders withing their accounts to organize content from multiple subject areas. Are e-portfolios past their educational used by date? Photo by author This post is perhaps a tad hypocritical.

Are e-portfolios past their educational used by date?

I have not one but two e-portfolios. I’ve used e-portfolios in class for the last few years. They’ve been around in education since back when I was coding html sites in the 1990s. However over the last few months I’ve been wondering if e-portfolios have been mean meeting the learning needs in my class. 3 Powerful Apps for Creating Green Screen Videos with Students. June 8, 2015 Green screen is a cinematographic technique that allows video editors to add a variety of visual effects to their videos. These effects include : adding virtual backgrounds, superimposing subjects over animated backdrops, placing a subject on another shot and many more. Green screen technology has been widely used in weather and movie industry. But now with the emergence of apps such as the ones below, everyone can use this technology to create engaging clips and presentations.

As Do Ink explained “ Green screen technology is used in the movies to make it look like the actors have landed on an alien planet, and it's used on TV to make it look like your local news announcer is standing in front of an animated weather map. The green screen effect works by combining images from multiple sources into a single video. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 8 Excellent iPad Apps to Create Portfolios.

5 Good Portfolio Creator Apps for Students. June 8, 2015 Today we are updating the popular ‘iPad digital portfolio apps’ post we published last year by adding the Android version of some of the apps we featured there. Using these apps students ad teachers will be able to easily create and access their digital portfolios online. They can also use them to document their learning and to showcase their progress via compiling and storing different learning artifacts and creating independent learning journals. Some of these tools allow parents and teachers to keep track of what their students are learning and how they are progressing. 1- Weebly. Education Week.

UserID: 11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios. According to the Office of Research Consumer Guide, portfolios are "a collection of student work representing a selection of performance. " While artists have kept them for hundreds of years, portfolios emerged in modern education (PDF) from college writing courses in the 1980s. 5 Free Tools For Making Digital Portfolios. Students create a truly outstanding amount of work over the course of a year.

Back when everything was done on paper, most of that work was either thrown in the trash, stuffed in a drawer somewhere, or stuck in a box in the garage. How many essays, stories, you labor over during your years as a student that you’ll never see again? The_future_of_work_key_findings_edit. ePortfolios. 5 Reasons To Use Digital Portfolios In Your Classroom. By Jennifer Rita Nichols, TeachThought Intern. 5 Free Tools For Making Digital Portfolios. Balancing the Two Faces of E-Portfolios. Printable version of this paper (PDF - 2 MB) Helen C. Barrett Figure 1. SMYA2014 - Google Slides.

Coach Panther : How to Embed Student Work into Digital Portfolios. Digital Portfolios: Revise, Reflect & Publish. At the end of each school year, I ask my students to select several different writing assignments produced throughout the year and edit those pieces to reflect their current ability. My hope is that they will see and appreciate their own growth and development as writers in the process. These portfolios took the form of binders, until this year. JenLegatt - ITEMDifferentiation. Dean Mantz - eportfolio. My learning portfolio (template) 9th Grade Fall Portfolio.

​‘Picture This’: A Step by Step Guide on Digital Learning Portfolios in the Classroom. It’s hard to talk about “Digital Learning Portfolios” without really knowing what they are. At the Dreamyard Project, a collaboration between the Bronx’s Dreamyard Preparatory School and the Parsons New School of Design, this illustration below is what we think it is, and what we all agree that a digital portfolio should be. I had the lucky fortune to be involved in this collaborative project, and played a role in making this happen at my particular school.

My name is Rudy Blanco, I am the Digital Learning Coordinator at the Dreamyard Preparatory School and I’m here to share my big takeaways with you. What's going on in Mr. Solarz' Class? - 1. Untitled. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Tips and Tools to Create Digital e-Portfolio. ​‘Picture This’: A Step by Step Guide on Digital Learning Portfolios in the Classroom. Digital Student Portfolios. Update (8/13/14): Below are a few posts I have written recently for other blogs and websites. A Collection of Examples of Classroom Blogs. How to Import Blogger and Other Blog Feeds Into Google Sites. Our Digital Portfolio Project. 50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students. Bridge to Learning - Educational Research. Preparations for the 4th International PLE Conference 2013 being held in Berlin, Germany together with a parallel event in Melbourne, Australia are well underway. the conference will take place on July 11 and 12 and the deadline for the call for submission of abstracts is March 4.

Public Student ePortfolios.