digital portfolios

7 Important Questions Before Implementing Digital Portfolios – George Couros – Education Article

Digital portfolios have been something that I have been work on for over ten years, and I am very passionate about not only the product it can create but, more importantly, the process. Having a space to share my learning and reflections has been powerful during this time in our world. In this post, I share some of the questions districts, schools, and individuals need to consider for implementation. I address all of these questions in my most recent course…

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Document Learning in a Digital Portfolio – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar! Digital portfolios are powerful learning tools for students of all ages. A digital portfolio allows students to upload and keep a record of work over time and share this work with family members and school staff regularly. When students regularly look back and reflect on their work they are able to see what they have accomplished and set goals for improvement. In this way portfolios facilitate ownership of learning, goal-setting, and…

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Digital Portfolio Tools and Assessment – Education Article

The computer science courses that I’m teaching this fall are almost entirely project-based. Maintaining a digital portfolio is one of the ways that I’m having students document what they’re trying, what’s working, and what’s not working in their projects. Students also include samples of their work in progress and completed projects. My students are using Google Sites because our school uses G Suite for Education which means my students can quickly insert spreadsheets, documents, and slides into their Google Sites…

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The Benefit of “Sticking With It” – The Principal of Change – Education Article

In April 2010, I wrote my first blog post. I am almost at the ten-year mark, and I have published over 1700 posts in that time. The sole purpose of starting this blog was to understand how students could use this medium for learning in their education. In short, I didn’t want to skip to the teaching without doing the learning.  But in the process of actively reflecting through a blog, I started to love the process. It pushed me…

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12 Awesome Ideas for Ending the School Year – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

The end of the school year is approaching fast! Before the year ends I aim to get students to review, reflect, and connect. Some of your students are probably super excited to begin their summers or might be restless from testing. The activities below will motivate your students to reflect, help others, move and learn, and think creatively. These activities help your students to keep their learning momentum and your energy going till the end! 💡Discover more ways to integrate…

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