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  • 1. Using eXpress Space with your students
    Jonathan Hall
    Ultranet Coach – Northern Peninsula
    Mob – 0409 350 484
    Please logon to Ultranet
    • Go to Design Space
    • 2. Select Available Design Spaces
    • 3. Enter 102806289
    • 4. Click “Search”
    • 5. Select “Actions”
    • 6. Select “Join”
    Computer logon:
    Username:     staffguest
    Password:      Ultranet
  • 7. Session Overview
    Familiarisation of eXpress Space for students
    eXpress Space examples and resources
    Ideas around Learning Goals and Learning Portfolios
    Aspects of using wikis and blogs in eXpress Space
    Use of other Ultranet applications in eXpress Space
    Using external Web 2.0 tools in eXpress Space
  • 8. Experiences of Student eXpress Space?
    Has anyone been working with students in this space?
    Feedback / comments?
  • 9. eXpress Space for Students
    The eXpress Space is a dedicated space for teachers, a student and their family to focus on the learning story for the student. It provides a space to encourage students to articulate:
    their own learning and thinking processes
    what their next steps might be
    how they are going to proceed with those next steps
    what they may need more help to understand and provide evidence of the learning process and product of learning.
    [Online Support Module 9]
    • eXpress Space Supports the VELS Personal Learning domain
  • eXpress Space for Students
    • A quick tour
  • eXpress ‘Landing Page’
    The landing page links students to their Learning Goals, Learning Portfolio and Profile pages.
    Only the student can see this page.
    eXpress Wall
    Students can write on their wall but as students cannot have learning contacts no-one can read it.
  • 10. Profile
    A Profile page, where you students can write information about themselves, alongside their name and official school photo.
    Schools should decide what would be appropriate content for students to include in their profile.
    Provide guidelines / advice to teachers and students
  • 11. Learning Goals
    • Students describe what they want to improve
    • 12. An easy way to communicate goals with teachers and parents so that they can assist the student.
  • Learning Goals
    Examples
  • 13.
  • 14.
  • 15.
  • 16.
  • 17. Secondary Student Report Card
    -Learning Goals section
    How are these goals maintained and reviewed over time?
  • 18. Learning Portfolio
    • Students collect evidence of their learning in one online space.
    • 19. Review and add to portfolio over time.
    • 20. Portfolio builds up as students move to the next year level or change schools.
    • 21. Teachers in the school can assign themselves as students’ “Portfolio Viewer”. They can then view and comment on students’ Learning Goals and Portfolio.
  • Learning Portfolios - Content
    Learning Portfolios may include:
    • Product – actual work samples, learning opportunities
    • 22. Process – students' reflections of their learning, outlines, drafts, strategies used
    • 23. Perceptions of learning – attitudes, motivations, self assessments and goal setting.
    • 24. A purposeful collection of learning over time
    • 25. A visual guide of a student’s learning
    • 26. A tool to communicate what students know and can do.
  • Learning Portfolios - Media
    Web2.0 Tools can enhance the Learning Portfolio and increase student engagement / expression:
    • Vokis
    • 27. Embedded video – e.g. Photostory, Animoto, Kahootz
    • 28. Embedded PowerPoints – use Slideshare
    • 29. Photo tools – e.g. MS Autocollage, Simple Booklet,
    • 30. Display tools – Glogster
    Applications could include:
  • Learning Portfolio
    Examples
  • 38.
  • 39. Planning for Learning Porfolios
    [Module 9 – Activity 9.6]
  • 40. Using Wikis and Blogs in eXpress
    Why use these applications?
    • Collaborative
    • 41. Facilitate 3-way ‘conversations’ – Student –Teacher-Parent
    • 42. Can use a variety of media – not limited to text
    • 43. Easy to build up over time – new sub pages
    Using Publication Displays
    • Can be used and displayed or stored in library when not required
    • 44. Good for stating goals and displaying portfolio items
    • 45. Not collaborative and cannot be used for feedback
  • 46. Wikis and Blogs: Basic Ultranet Skills Required:
    • Scoping wikis and blogs
    • 47. Adding New Wiki in “Manage Wikis”
    • 48. Adding sub-pages
    • 49. Copying and pasting from Word to wiki or blog
    • 50. Uploading images to content and inserting into wiki or blog
    More advanced:
    • Embedding students own videos and PowerPoint presentations
    • 51. Embedding Web2.0 tools – e.g. Vokis, Animoto, Glogster, etc.
    Ultranet Support Site
    • How-to Guides
    • 52. 30-Min Professional Learning Ideas
  • Resources
    Teachers
    • Ultranet Sample Spaces
    DEECD Student Goals and Portfolios
    Sample Student eXpress Space Primary
    (Deb Hicks)
    Grampians – Sample Learning Goals
    (Matthew Reyntjes / Joanne Tate)
    South Gippsland Learning Goals and Portfolios
    (Wendy Walker)
    • Ultranet Support Site - Online Support Modules
    Module 9
    eXpress Space : Student Goals Setting and Learning Portfolios
    • ePotential – Digital Portfolios
    Students
    User Guide for Students
    How To Guides
  • 53. Integrating eXpress and Learning Tasks(Accountability and Reporting!)
  • 54. Next Steps- Planning For Your School
    All teachers work though Online Support Module 9 – perhaps provide a staff meeting to start them off, with completion as part of professional reading.
    Trial Student eXpress with your grade or year level.See what works and what teachers need to implement.
    Consider your whole school approach.
    Consistency is key to making it work.
    Teachers, students and parents are all familiar with the same format.
    Learning is shared and everyone is supported.
  • 55. Links
    Welcome to My PLE!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEls3tq5wIY&feature=player_embedded
    My ICT Digital Portfolio
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsO8FjdEUBM&feature=related