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Faqs what can i use the e portfolio in knet for

  1. 1. KnowledgeNET – A Classroom in the Clouds!<br />A Central Place for Teachers, Students and Parents to:<br />Record, share, reflect on & respond to learning <br />in the form of<br /> learning stories, <br />learning journals, <br />assignments, <br />web diaries, forums & polls<br />assessment data<br />E-Portfolio<br />
  2. 2. The power of feedback<br />134 meta-analyses – Whether some influences were more or less influential than otherson student achievement<br />0.2 small, 0.4 medium, 0.6 large when judging educational outcomes.<br />Teaching Approach: FEEDBACK?<br />Effect Size 0.73<br />10thhighest out of 134<br />
  3. 3. Feedback!<br />“Most programs and methods that worked best were based on heavy dollops of feedback.”<br />“The most effective forms of feedback provide cues or reinforcement to the learner, are in the form of video, audio or computer-assisted instruction feedback, or relate feedback to learning goals.”<br />John Hattie: Visible Learning<br />
  4. 4. E-PORTFOLIOS: Upload or Embed…<br />Word documents or PDFs<br />Powerpoints or Slideshows<br />Spreadsheets or graphs<br />Video<br />Movies<br />Photos<br />Brainstorms, Mind maps<br />Collaborative Document<br />Voiceovers <br />E-Books<br />Avatars<br />The list is endless…<br />It helps to have a toolkit of <br />alternative things to use<br />VISUAL MEDIA<br />MULTIMEDIA<br />COLLABORATION<br />INNOVATION<br />
  5. 5. Places to record, share, reflect & respond to learningE-Portfolios<br />Learning Stories<br />To share reflections and details on learning that has occurred<br />Learning Journals<br />To share work in progress and receive feedback and feedforward<br />Assignments<br />To set a specific task for students to complete<br />Web Diaries<br />To blog about their learning and comment on peers’ diaries<br />Forums<br />To have informal discussions on topics<br />Polls<br />To vote for one option<br />
  6. 6. Learning Stories<br />To share reflections on learning and provide evidence of learning. For example:<br />Upload a slideshow of photos of school dance festival and the class’s learning journey behind it<br />Upload photos of different stages of the writing process – first draft, next draft, final… and comment on the process<br />Upload a mind map or concept map at the end of an inquiry journey<br />Upload an e-book written by students online<br />Embed a video of students explaining their science fair investigation from start to finish<br />
  7. 7. Learning Story Example<br />
  8. 8. Learning Journals<br />To share work in progress, reflect on achievements and receive feedback and feedforward. For example:<br />Share different parts of a piece of draft writing to get ideas for improvement <br />Record video evidence of a running record for parents to comment on<br />Record understanding of key concepts at different times during inquiry journeys showing how this evolves<br />Take photo of maths strategy and voiceover the thinking behind it<br />Create an avatar to share goals for learning, evaluate them and set new ones.<br />
  9. 9. Learning Journal ExampleS<br />Text<br />Photos<br />Teachers see the frequency of student entries in journals<br />Sound files<br />
  10. 10. Assignments<br />To set a specific task for students. For example: <br />Weekly home learning tasks<br />Questions to be answered about a topic<br />Explanation of their thinking to solve a maths problem<br />A worksheet to be completed<br />A book review or response<br />
  11. 11. Assignment Example – Home Learning<br />Teacher sets task<br />Student Responds<br />
  12. 12. Web Diaries<br />To blog about their learning and <br />comment on their peers’ diaries<br />Give students list of reflective type questions to frame their web diary. Eg:<br />What did you learn today?<br />What surprised you about learning today?<br />What confused you today?<br />What did you do to build learning skills for life today?<br />How did your thinking change today?<br />What personal qualities did you work on today?<br />Etc… Etc… <br />
  13. 13. Forums<br />To have informal discussions on topics. For example:<br />Share opinions on favourite books<br />Create discussion on ideas for class pet<br />Share thoughts about something happening in the news<br />Share feelings about a class trip<br />Evaluate websites for their reliability<br />Share suggestions for class assembly item<br />Share information or facts about inquiry topics<br />
  14. 14. Forum<br />Example<br />
  15. 15. Polls<br />To vote for one option<br />Vote for a class treat<br />Vote for a class captain<br />Vote for class learning motto<br />Vote for the best spelling game<br />Vote for the best way to solve a maths problem<br />Vote for the best way to…?<br />
  16. 16. Some helpful programmes to enhance Knet<br />Slideshare – for powerpoints<br />Prezi – to share a journey<br />Kizoa – to create slideshows of photos <br />Jing, Picnik, Paint – to annotate photos, screenshots or images<br />VISUAL MEDIA<br />
  17. 17. Some helpful programmes to enhance Knet<br />Teachertube, Vimeo– to get HTML code to embed video<br />Voicethread, Jing, Movie Maker – to record voice over image/s <br />Blabberize, Voki– to make a photo/image or avatar “speak” using your voice<br />Audacity – to create sound files with voice, music, effects, etc.<br />Littlebirdtales, tikatok–e-books of student writing<br />MULTI MEDIA<br />
  18. 18. Some helpful programmes to enhance Knet<br />Wallwisher, mindomo– to brainstorm or mindmap<br />Google docs – to collaborate in realtime<br />Classtools.net– to create relevant learning games to embed<br />Toondoo– to create cartoon characters<br />Collaboration Innovation<br />