Various types of student portfolios – see resources (AB stuff, for example)
Show resources – briefly discuss student led conferences, ePearl, etc…. Leave at that.
Discuss: do Principals really look at these?
Pros and cons- hints to use them
Discuss pros and cons of each
Use smartboard – list some ideas! Refer to assignment for my ideas
Show SFU stuff & Helen Barret site & her portfolio versions, then show some student ones….
Some points – remind them that I want to see some artifacts & content, but this is a work in progress.
Explain – some people may not have compatible software (WORD, etc)& non-editable – review how to convert.
ePortfolios<br />What? Why? How?<br />
What & Why?<br />For students:<br />An assessment tool for formative & summative assessment. The student collects evidence of learning & reflects on their learning.<br />Professional:<br /> Teacher portfolio that showcases skills, background etc. with the goal of obtaining employment.<br />
Student Portfolios<br />Very common in schools, electronic portfolios are growing in popularity since they can include video, audio and more traditional elements. <br />Can take many forms, in Manitoba ePearl is a popular platform supported by MB Ed.<br />See MOODLE for resources & information.<br />
Paper (print) ?<br />or<br />Electronic ?<br />
How? <br />Offline: <br />using PowerPoint, Keynote, Flash or similar product.<br />Online: <br />options from creating your own site to using tools like Wordpress, Google Sites, Weebly, Yola …<br />
Some Tips (if using PowerPoint)<br />Start with a folder – name it “MyPortfolio” or similar.<br />Include ALL files (attachments) in a subfolder called “files”. Link them to your PPT after you do this!<br />Burn it to “play automatically” OR include the free PowerPoint viewer app.<br />DO NOT make it linear!<br />