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Iste google apps2012


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Presentation at ISTE June 25, 2012.

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Iste google apps2012

  1. 1. Email: Twitter #eportfolios withTwitter:
  2. 2. Outline Context Definitions (What?) Reflection (Why?) Google Apps (How?)  Blogger  Docs  Sites  Teacher Dashboard
  3. 3. Purpose & Objectives sgainan overview of the various Google Tools and how they can be used to develop ePortfolios. see examples of ePortfolios created in K-12 schools using GoogleApps
  4. 4. Simon Sinek’sGolden Circle product process motivation 4
  5. 5. Context Why…Electronic Portfolios Now?
  6. 6. National Educational Technology Plan (2010) Technology also gives students opportunities for taking ownership of their learning. Student-managed electronic learning portfolios can be part of a persistent learning record and help students develop the self-awareness required to set their own learning goals, express their own views of their strengths, weaknesses, and achievements, and take responsibility for them. Educators can use them to gauge students’ development, and they also can be shared with peers, parents, and others who are part of students’ extended network. (p.12)
  7. 7. Balanced?Student-Centered School-Centered Focus on Interests,  Focus on Standards, Passions, Goals Outcomes Choice and Voice  Accountability, Reflection Achievement Lifelong Learning  Term, Graduation
  8. 8. Specialty Case Responsibilities PortfolioWorkspace Showcase One Word, Many MeaningsArt Work Investments Collection of Artifacts
  9. 9. What is a Portfolio? Dictionary definition: a flat, portable case for carrying loose papers, drawings, etc. Financial portfolio: document accumulation of fiscalcapital Educational portfolio: document development of humancapital
  10. 10. Leonardo da Vinci’s Folio
  11. 11. E-Portfolio Components < Multiple Portfolios for Multiple Purposes -Celebrating Learning -Personal Planning -Transition/entry to courses -Employment applications -Accountability/Assessment < Multiple Tools to Support Processes -Capturing & storing evidence -Reflecting -Giving & receiving feedback -Planning & setting goals -Collaborating -Presenting to an audience < Digital Repository(Becta, 2007; JISC, 2008)
  12. 12. Purpose  The overarching purpose of portfolios is to create a sense of personal ownership over one’s accomplishments, because ownership engenders feelings of pride, responsibility, and dedication. (p.10)  Paris, S & Ayres, L. (1994) Becoming Reflective Students and Teachers. American Psychological Association
  13. 13. United #7 ePortfolio Vision Statement (Draft) By implementing e-portfolios, United#7 will empower students to become active participants in their own personalized education. Through use of reflection, technology, and collaboration, students and teachers will develop skills that will lead them to achieve their lifelong goals.
  14. 14. From Mead School District’s StudentPortfolio Handbook:Remember, you are telling us astory, and not just any story.Your portfolio is meant to beyour story of your life over thelast four years as well as thestory of where your life mightbe going during the next fouryears: tell it with pride!
  15. 15. Lifelong Context for ePortfolios
  16. 16. Multiple Purposes of E-Portfolios in Education Learning/ Process/ Planning Marketing/ Showcase Assessment/ Accountability "The Blind Men and the Elephant” by John Godfrey Saxe
  17. 17. Digital Identity Creating a positive digital footprint
  18. 18. Dan Schawbel, Forbes“personal branding guru”“Your online presence communicates, or should communicate, what you’re truly and genuinely passionate about… I firmly believe that you won’t be able to obtain and sustain a job without passion anymore.” online-presence-will-replace-your-resume-in-10-years/
  19. 19. Passion and Self-Directed LearningLisa Nielsen’s “The Innovative Educator” blog entries: Preparing Students for Success by Helping Them Discover and Develop Their Passions (Renzulli’s Total Talent Portfolio) 10 Ways Technology Supports 21st Century Learners in Being Self Directed
  20. 20. “Know Thyself” Temple at Delphi
  21. 21. Managing Oneself Peter Drucker, (2005) Harvard Business Review “Success in the  What are my strengths? knowledge economy comes to those who  How do I perform? know themselves – their strengths, their  What are my values? values, and how best  Where do I belong? they perform.”  What should I contribute? Purpose: Use ePortfolios for  Responsibility for managing knowledge Relationships workers career development  The Second Half of your Life
  22. 22. Student Literacy Achievement through Blogging  The Project definitely provided a motivation for writing, an improvement in audience awareness and purpose and in presentation skills. Other school interventions also had an impact on literacy achievement; however the Project has provided a purpose and enthusiasm for literacy.  The students of Manaiakalani were provided with a “hook” (e-learning outcomes published in on-line spaces) which gave these decile 1 students a voice to be heard globally. Subsequently, participating in the Manaiakalani Project enhanced their literacy, engagement, oral language and presentation. (p.70)Tamaki Schools, Auckland, NZ
  23. 23. Process/ProductePortfoliois both process and product” Process: A series of events (time and effort) to produce a result - From Old French proces Journey Product: the outcome/results or “thinginess” of an activity/process Destination
  24. 24. Boundaries Blurring (between e-portfolios & social networks)Structured Accountability Systems? or…Lifelong interactive portfolios Picasa Facebook blogs Mash-ups Flickr YouTube wikis Ning Twitter 29
  25. 25. SocialNetworking Technology Connect Archiving (“Friending”) Linking/Thinking Listen (Reading) Digital Storytelling Respond Collaborating (Commenting) Share Publishing(linking/tagging) 30
  26. 26. Balancing the Two Faces of E-PortfoliosWorking Portfolio Presentation Portfolio(s)Digital Archive The “Story” or Narrative (Repository of Docs Multiple Views Artifacts)Collaboration Space Sites (public/private) Varied Audiences &Reflective Journal Blog PurposesPortfolio as Process Portfolio as Product Workspace Showcase
  27. 27. Why?Integrated EcoSystemSingle Sign-OnWalled GardenTransferable
  28. 28. Public Google Tools vs. GoogleApps for Education? Public Google Tools ( accounts) Google Apps for Education Student owns the account for  Protected environment (school life (must be over 13) assigns account) Student has complete control of  School can control access (limit to access members) FREE for anyone  FREE for education No uploading to Google Video  Limited use of Google Video (10 GB) (must use YouTube to embed videos)  Need some advanced set-up time Start immediately  $10/year for domain name
  29. 29. Using Google Apps
  30. 30. Creating an ePortfolio with GoogleApps1. Storage = Google Docs2. Reflective Journal = Blogger or Google Sites Announcements page type3. Presentation = Google Sites
  31. 31. Level 1 - Collection
  32. 32. Level 2: Primary Purpose: Learning/Reflection
  33. 33. Reflection Source: http://peterpappas.blogs.c om/copy_paste/2010/01/tax onomy-reflection-critical- thinking-students-teachers- principals-.html Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy (Revised) My reflection site: m/site/reflection4learn ing
  34. 34. Self-Regulated LearningAbrami, P., et. al. (2008), Encouraging self-regulated learning through electronic portfolios. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, V34(3) Fall 2008. Captions/JournaGoals ls Change over Time
  35. 35. Self-Regulated Learning Abrami, P., et. al. (2008), Encouraging self-regulated learning through electronic portfolios. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, V34(3) Fall 2008. Captions/Journals blogblog pages Sites
  36. 36. Post to from Mobile  Send email to pre- arranged email address  Use Blogger app (free)  Set up Blogger Mobile and send SMS
  37. 37. Level 3: Primary Purpose:Level 3:Showcase/Accountability Showcase Portfolio
  38. 38. Timeline Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr MayLevel 1 X X X X X X X X XLevel 2 X X X X X X X XLevel 3 ? XXXLevel 1: CollectionLevel 2: Collection +ReflectionLevel 3: Selection + 44
  39. 39. Developmental Plans K-2– no individual student accounts & Class Portfolios [Blogger] Grades 3-5 – Individual student accounts & Level 1 portfolios with introduction to Reflection [Blogger & Docs] Grades 6-8 – Individual student accounts & Level 2 portfolios (Collection + Reflection) [All tools] Grades 9-12 – Individual student accounts & Level 3 portfolios (Selection & Presentation) [All tools]
  40. 40. Student examples Hunter Park Kindergarten & Abigails E- Profile (NZ) – Blogger Kim Cofino’s 6th graders (Japan) - Blogger Pt. England School (NZ) - Blogger Ryan’s Senior Project (US) – Google Sites My Google Sites Presentation Portfolio
  41. 41. Social LearningInteractivity! 48
  42. 42. Student Engagement! CQ + PQ > IQ (Friedman, 2006) [Curiosity + Passion > Intelligence] Find voice and passions through choice and personalization! Portfolio as Story Positive Digital Identity Development - Branding “Academic MySpace” 49
  43. 43. Successful ePortfolio Process: Develop multimedia artifacts through Project-Based Learning with Docs &Learning with Laptops/Mobiles Engage students in reflection to facilitate deep learning through…  Digital storytelling  Journal/Blog & Presentation Portfolios – Balance Workspace + Showcase
  44. 44. ePortfolios should bemore Conversation than Presentation (or Checklist)Because Conversation transforms!
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  46. 46. A Reminder…Reflection & Relationships… the “Heart and Soul” of an ePortfolio… NOT the Technology! 53
  47. 47. Poster Session – Tuesday 10:00 AM
  48. 48. *Reflection REAL*Engagement ePortfolioAssessment for Academy for K-12Learning Teachers
  49. 49. Dual Skill Development Portfolio SkillsStudents Teacher/Faculty/Mentor Collecting/ Digitizing  Pedagogy – Facilitate portfolio processes Selecting/ Organizing  Role of Reflection Reflecting  Assessment/ Feedback Goal-Setting  Model own Portfolio Presenting Learning + Technology Skills
  50. 50. Online Course Available1. Intro to Student-Centered Electronic Portfolios in K- 12 Education (tool-neutral – focus on “Portfolio” Reflection Process & Feedback) – online NOW2. Supplementalmodules:  Implement Electronic Portfolios with K-12 Students using Google Apps (Docs, Sites, Blogger, YouTube, Picasa, Digication, Teacher Dashboard) (Focus on “Electronic”)  Implement Electronic Portfolios with K-12 Students using Mobile Devices (iOS, Android)  Create Your Professional Portfolio (tool neutral)
  51. 51. My Final Wish…dynamic celebrationsstories of deep learningacross the lifespan 60