Fetc 2008 For Web

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Fetc 2008 For Web

  1. 1. Digital Portfolios
  2. 2. What is a portfolio? <ul><li>A collection of student work over a period of time </li></ul><ul><li>Purposefully selected </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates how and what the student is learning </li></ul><ul><li>Conveys a student’s abilities, experiences, and achievements in thinking, understanding and problem –solving </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Powerful instrument to encourage students to become more independent self-directed learners as well as more reflective learners </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is a portfolio? <ul><li>Creative means of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarizing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing artifacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing ideas about learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflecting* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting Goals </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Selecting Your Portfolio Medium <ul><li>Paper Based </li></ul><ul><li>Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Online (Web Based) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ask Yourself these 3 questions: <ul><li>What are the advantages of using this format? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the disadvantages of using this format? </li></ul><ul><li>Which one best fits my needs? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Digital or Electronic Portfolios <ul><ul><li>Minimal storage space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to create back-up files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be reproduced, shared or sent (cheap) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive – can link from doc to doc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long shelf life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases technology skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-media </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Advantages of digital <ul><li>Motivate students </li></ul><ul><li>Foster active learning </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as instruments for feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as instruments for discussion of student performance </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibit “benchmark” performance </li></ul><ul><li>Easily accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Easily upgraded </li></ul><ul><li>Easily cross references student work </li></ul>
  9. 9. Disadvantages of digital <ul><li>Access to equipment may be limited </li></ul><ul><li>Initially, a great deal of time is needed to train the students in the technology itself </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult for one teacher to orchestrate </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebPages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital text (word documents, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital artifacts (scan, photo, video) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital portfolio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic portfolio </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. What can be in a digital portfolio? <ul><li>Research papers </li></ul><ul><li>KWL charts, Venn diagrams </li></ul><ul><li>Initial predictions (hypotheses) </li></ul><ul><li>Revised predictions along with reason why </li></ul><ul><li>Drawings, Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Photo and video documentation </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Web-Based </li></ul>
  13. 13. Advantages of web-based <ul><li>Real-world audience </li></ul><ul><li>Highly motivating for student </li></ul><ul><li>Students can continue documenting learning outside of school </li></ul>
  14. 14. Disadvantages of web-based <ul><li>Maintaining student anonymity </li></ul><ul><li>School access to Internet inconsistent </li></ul><ul><li>Digital must be established prior to uploading to web </li></ul>
  15. 15. WORKING PORTFOLIO <ul><ul><li>Holding tank for work not yet completed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work may be selected later for a more permanent display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exists mainly for the student and the teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint – excellent application for this </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. SHOWCASE PORTFOLIOS <ul><li>Most rewarding for the student </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates highest level of achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Audience is real-world (and possibly entire world) </li></ul><ul><li>Showcases student perceptions of favorite, best or most important work </li></ul>
  17. 17. EVALUATON PORTFOLIOS (can be digital or web-based) <ul><li>Used to document achievement for grading purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Used to document progress towards standards </li></ul><ul><li>Used to place students appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>Audience includes teachers, parents, school districts </li></ul>
  18. 18. Reflection Requires <ul><li>Instruction and modeling </li></ul><ul><li>LOTS of practice </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Elaboration </li></ul>
  19. 19. Reflecting <ul><li>What are the strengths of this work? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the weaknesses? </li></ul><ul><li>From reviewing this piece I learned… </li></ul><ul><li>In this portfolio I see evidence of .... </li></ul><ul><li>The work would have been better if … </li></ul>
  20. 20. Reflection Requires <ul><li>Instruction and modeling </li></ul><ul><li>LOTS of practice </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Elaboration </li></ul>
  21. 21. Reflecting <ul><li>What are the strengths of this work? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the weaknesses? </li></ul><ul><li>From reviewing this piece I learned… </li></ul><ul><li>In this portfolio I see evidence of .... </li></ul><ul><li>The work would have been better if … </li></ul>
  22. 22. What can you put in a digital portfolio? <ul><li>NEWS </li></ul><ul><li>REFLECTION </li></ul><ul><li>DEBATES </li></ul><ul><li>RECOGNITIONS </li></ul><ul><li>ESSAYS </li></ul><ul><li>MAPS </li></ul><ul><li>EXPERIMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>MOVIES </li></ul><ul><li>MUSIC </li></ul><ul><li>SPEECHES </li></ul><ul><li>INTERVIEWS </li></ul><ul><li>POETRY </li></ul><ul><li>OPINIONS </li></ul><ul><li>PAINTINGS </li></ul><ul><li>NOTES </li></ul><ul><li>BRAINSTORMS </li></ul>
  23. 23. So…Portfolios help students: <ul><li>Determine meaningful work </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on needs and strengths </li></ul><ul><li>See their own progress over time </li></ul><ul><li>See the effort they put forth </li></ul><ul><li>Feel ownership and pride in their work </li></ul><ul><li>Realize their work has personal relevance </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebPages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital text (word documents, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital artifacts (scan, photo, video) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital portfolio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic portfolio </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. What can be in a digital portfolio? <ul><li>Research papers </li></ul><ul><li>KWL charts, Venn diagrams </li></ul><ul><li>Initial predictions (hypotheses) </li></ul><ul><li>Revised predictions along with reason why </li></ul><ul><li>Drawings, Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Photo and video documentation </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>www.digitalportfolio.weebly.com </li></ul>

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