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    ePortfolios by Digging Out of a Digital Hole

    Online 6 - Course V - Final Project submission ePortfolios in Your Classroom by Digging Out of a Digital Hole Sit back and enjoy, thank you for joining me on this journey. Full video can be found on the Digging Out of a Digital Hole blog As par
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    Beacon for Community Ch..Ch..Changes

    [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="223"] Communities craft common conceptions in collaboration.[/caption] The time has come to reflect on my level of community engagement during Digging Out of a Digital Hole’s ePortfolio Task Force. My  st
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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 t
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    ePortfolio Prompts

    While researching the current application of ePortfolios in our schools a number of resources have been created by me and shared by others. Please feel free to add your own or use the ones available in your own classrooms. Prompt Cards: Below you
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    ePortfolios in Your Classroom: Results & Analysis

    Results & Analysis of the ePortfolio experience of Educators around the world. The ePortfolios in Your Classroom survey contains current information about the actual application and integration of ePortfolios in our Schools. Thank you all for y
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    Communities Come Congealed

    [caption id="attachment_344" align="alignright" width="244"] During the ePortfolio journey thought bubbles come together to form clearer ideas and solidify understanding.[/caption] In progress conversations: These are some suggestions and question
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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 h
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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
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    Over the Hills and Far Away?

    [caption id="attachment_316" align="aligncenter" width="805"] Categories and Tags help you navigate the mountains of information, just follow the footsteps....[/caption] One of the big focuses for my Digital Portfolio Task Force is to examine the
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    Community Engagement Mission Statement

    [caption id="attachment_308" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Birds of a feather flock together.[/caption] As I embark on my Community Engagement Mission, I will need to rely on the expertise and friendship of many individuals and groups. Therefor
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    ePortfolios in Your Classroom - Comprehensive Survey

    Please join my Digital Portfolio Task Force It’s time to kickoff the Digital Portfolio Task Force. Between now and the end of April, 2ag and a team of educators will completely change the way Grade Two students engage with their ePortfolios. All i
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    Cranking Up the Machine

    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lStKGU3NNaA[/youtube] It’s time to kickoff the Digital Portfolio Task Force. Over the next five weeks 2ag and a team of educators will completely change the way Grade Two students engage with their ePortf
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    Implementing Digital Portfolios in Grade Two

    For the CoETaIL final project, I will be detailing the implementation of Digital Portfolios in Grade Two. Grade Two students will be taking on the challenge of establishing digital portfolios to highlight and archive ongoing learning. As our school t
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    Projects, Problems and Challenges

    Activities within a classroom are designed to give learners the best opportunity to acquire  knowledge and apply understanding. In the same vein that we teach that mathematical strategies are comparable to a technician’s tool belt, to be used at a
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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 i
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    The Game is Afoot

    When it comes to game-based learning in  an educational context it is tough to beat the Hour of Code. A worldwide initiative, specifically targeted at teaching children through play, how to program a computer is the first stop in quality game based
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    Remix of an Athletics Site

    To demonstrate my understanding of the principles of Presentation Zen and how they apply to content I have created; I have chosen the rebuild of my Middle School Girls Soccer website. I am the Head Coach of this team and use this site as the prim
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    The Brilliance of Tim Burton

    Tim Burton is one of the most visionary and interesting digital story tellers. I find his work to be extremly individualistic, potent and powerful. However, Burton is not my favourite Director. Apparently Luc Besson is. Francis Ford Coppola, Stan
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    Local & Global Interactions

    Within our Grade Two classroom the focus has been “communication systems enable local and global interactions”. As part of the student inquiries they investigated the postal system, how mail travels and by extension the mechanisms which work
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    Resurfacing after a Dive in the Deep

    Resurfacing. End of school, start of school with a glorious summer bridging the gap. Time off to think a little more holistically. A bird's eye view. Oh thank goodness. Just like so many projects that I start, even with the best of intentions and