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Beacon for Community Ch..Ch..Changes

The time has come to reflect on my level of community engagement during Digging Out of a Digital Hole’s ePortfolio Task Force. My  stated mission was to improve student learning by changing how students engage with their digital portfolios. I proposed that I would rely on the expertise and friendship of many individuals and groups…

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Digital Shadows of ePortfolios

Lara Porter, John Mikton & Andrew Grover stare into the future implications of ePortfolios. Reflections from an Interview with John Mikton Director of eLearning and Lara Porter Primary Tech Integrationist @ ICS. I would like to thank both for their time and insightful answers. One of the major questions that I have been obsessed with throughout…

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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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Into the Great Wide Open

It is not a question of “will education as we know it change because of technology?” The answer of course is “absolutely, it already has! The indicators are everywhere, the fact that CoETaIL even exists is a testament to how rapidly education is changing. The biggest change? The shift away from traditional educational structures to…

Responsible Use Agreement perfectly suited to Primary & Middle School Students

The Responsible Use of Technology (RUA)

E&A Publishing House bring you the 3 Keys to the Responsible Use of Technology!   Infographic for a Responsible Use Agreement (RUA) Co-Authors: Eric Richards from the excellent blog E=ed2 & Andrew Grover of Digging Out of a Digital Hole Target audience: Grade 5 Students Wider use: Upper Primary & Middle School Students CoETaIL Course 2…

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Universal Borderless Patrol

Wouldn’t that be an interesting occupation? Flipping the concept of independent nations on its head; the Universal Borderless Patrol would have the fortuity to interact with all nations, races and peoples that inhabit our planet. The role would extend beyond our planet, through our Solar System and out into the expanse of the Universe. The…