Content for today1. What is an E-Portfolio2. What are the benefits?3. What are the E-Portfolio tools in KN for teachers and students?4. How does the Parent Portal work?5. How do we use the KN E-Portfolio tools?6. Q and A7. Whizz Bang Tools!
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What is an E-Portfolio?Electronic Portfolio or Digital Portfolio
What are the Benefits? Feedback and Feedforward Student Ownership & Voice Collaborative Formative/Summative Engagement Multi-media Big Picture over time Reinforces Learning Transportable Real-life skill Monitoring Progress Goal Setting Parental Involvement Next StepsMetacognitive - Meta-learning Organised More...
The power of feedback• 134 meta-analyses – Whether some influences were more or less influential than others on student achievement • 0.2 small, 0.4 medium, 0.6 large when judging educational outcomes. •Teaching Approach: FEEDBACK? Effect Size 0.73 • • 10th highest out of 134
Feedback!• “Most programs and methods that worked best were based on heavy dollops of feedback.”• “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.”
Teacher Portfolio: Web Diary A place for teachers to record their professional reflections/learning, etc.similar to the concept of a learning journal but it is private to the teacher and anyone he/she chooses to share it with. Some schools are using this for appraisals.
KN Student E-Portfolio Tools • Type text straight in • Word documents, PDFs • Assignments • Powerpoints, Slideshows • Spreadsheets, Graphs • Video• Learning Stories • Movies • Photos • Brainstorms, Mind maps • Collaborative Documents • Learning • Voiceovers Journals • E-Books • Avatars The list is endless Anything you can save or get html code for