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Communities Come Congealed

In progress conversations: These are some suggestions and questions from our ePortfolio Committee meeting as we transition from a paper based system to a fully digitized portfolio system. Background: a brief description of process our school has gone through to implement digital portfolios. Four years ago we trialed using ePortfolios. At first we ran the…

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ePortfolio Attitudes

Hello Digging Out of a Digital Hole Community! A quick update on ePortfolios in classrooms around the world. I focused on the feedback disseminated from the in class portfolio experience of my digital community. To see with whom and from where I have accessed data From please consult my community engagement post for a full…

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Collaboration Opportunity

Hello Everyone in my Professional Learning Network, Two Collaboration Opportunities: ePortfolios in Your Classroom Survey & Why we use ePortfolios Over the next month I will be looking at my own practice of how we use our ePortfolios in Grade 2ag. The reason behind this is twofold. Firstly, I am in the final stage of my Certificate…

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Primary Portfolio Agreements Infographic

A central focus of portfolios is the assessment of student understanding. To accomplish this mammoth task of collecting evidence, Teacher’s look for clues across the curriculum by which we measure the Student in knowledge, concepts, skills, attitudes and action. All subjects contribute to a holistic learning experience and therefore feature in the portfolio. Added complexity…

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Using Google Keep with Portfolios

Often found in the front page of portfolios is a checklist which includes all requirements for the curation of Student work. A central focus of portfolios is assessment of Student understanding and the checklist represents an easy way to keep track of what has been included and what is still to be contributed. An essential…

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Over the Hills and Far Away?

One of the big focuses for my Digital Portfolio Task Force is to examine the use of categories and tags in student portfolios. It is hoped that by using these navigation tools more effectively it will allow the student’s work to come to life and their understanding to the forefront. It seems simple, for this…

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Categories & Tags Glossary

“Words Are Important was my favourite lesson in Primary School. I loved learning about words and their meanings. Vocabulary is a beautiful word in itself and gives people the power to express themselves.” Digging Out of a Digital Hole’s Category Word Bank Language, Mathematics, Unit of Inquiry, CAS, Arts, German Digging Out of a Digital…