Publish your
ePortfolio using
Weebly
I am an English Language Arts teacher from New Orleans,
Louisiana who looks for all opportunities to integrate technology
...
• gain an understanding of the importance of developing
an ePortfolio.
• gather ideas for developing your own ePortfolio.
...
What?
Why?
What is an
ePortfolio?

Why do I need
one?
2 types
Presentation
and
Working
Presentation ePortfolio
• Collection of your “best work” and
“best ideas” showcased in one area
– Created for several reas...
Working ePortfolio
• Documentation of the learning
process
– focuses on the portfolio as a
process and emphasizes
reflecti...
E-Folios / Student Learning Journeys
The 21st century learners of division 4 created
and maintain their own E-Folios (Lear...
What?
Why?
What is a
Weebly?

Why do I need
one?
FREE
and
EASY
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Add / Edit text
Change text fonts
Create links
Add PDFs and other documents
Alter page layouts with multip...
Why just write with pen on
paper when you can post to
your own website?
 Class website – publish announcements, tips

and reminders for parents and students
 Class ePortfolio – collect assignm...
Have you
finished posting
to your site?
In this session, we will discuss creating an
ePortfolio for your professional use, and
create a student sample for you to ...
Weebly Educator is a free website builder for
educators and has multiple uses:
– Post assignments
– Post class information...
How
Quick?
How
Easy?
http://bit.ly/MsBWeebly
Navigational tabs
Decide what pages
you want included
I use this as a
template for my class.
I show them this
picture so that they
know how ...
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Awards/Scholarships
Coursework
Digital stories
Description of community activities
Goals
Links to rel...
New individual and
collaborative skills
are emerging.
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Use it for creating classroom websites, student eportfolios, and websites for assigned projects.
Their drag & ...
http://www.weebly.com/
A quick How To video
Let’s get
readyyyyy to
publish!!!!

I have a Weebly ePortfolio /
website… Now What?
Well, here comes the fun part now!!!!
...
Class /
School
Websites
http://hillcrestdiv4.weebly.com/
http://mrsthiessensclass.weebly.com/index.html
http://aydenmiddleknights.weebly.com/
http://oakbluffsmv.weebly.com/
http://bhslibrary.weebly.com/
http://englishiwork.weebly.com/
http://ripplingpond.weebly.com/index.html
Teacher
ePortfolios
http://classroom-technology.weebly.com/
http://msbisonline.weebly.com/
http://mcurcio.weebly.com/
http://www.jaymejacobson.com/index.html
http://jackiegerstein.weebly.com/
Student
ePortfolios
http://dlj5105.weebly.com/about-me.html
http://syaisomanang.weebly.com/
http://courtneyrc.weebly.com
Weebly education allows you to
password protect sites.
Referral code to use for 10 extra student accounts
 http://bit.ly/MsBWeebly - go here to create your account
Weebly.com f...
Other ways to use
Collaborative projects

Collaboration teams post
• a detailed outline of their project
• a log of the conversation and dec...
Lexicon teams

* Each week, a team of students will edit a

page to collaboratively identify and define
key words and phra...
E-book teams
*Each week, a team of four students
works between meetings of class sessions
to update an enhanced e-book tha...
Blog Reflections
*Students can be required to post a short (a few sentences
or a short paragraph) synopsis of each reading...
Real-time note-taking
and backchannel

• Teams of four take notes using a real-time

•

note-taking handing off to another...
Contact me if you need me
I am an English Language Arts teacher from
New Orleans, Louisiana who looks for all
opportunitie...
Take 15 minutes and try it
out.
Create a site.
Drag and drop elements.
Add pages.
I love my Weebly. It
lets me creatively
show off my work.
Any Questions ? ? ?
Thank you for your time.
Publish your ePortfolio
using Weebly
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
Publishing ePortfolios for the Reform Symposium 2013 online conference
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  1. 1. Publish your ePortfolio using Weebly
  2. 2. I am an English Language Arts teacher from New Orleans, Louisiana who looks for all opportunities to integrate technology into my classroom. I blog. http://2blog2share2learn.edublogs.org/ I tweet. http://twitter.com/MsBisOnline  I share. http://msbisonline.weebly.com/   Need to contact me?  MsVRBurton@gmail.com or  MsBpresents@gmail.com  (504) 298-9764  about.me/VRBurton – myself  about.me/BurtonsScholars – my class
  3. 3. • gain an understanding of the importance of developing an ePortfolio. • gather ideas for developing your own ePortfolio. • see suggestions and examples of what to include in your ePortfolio. • explore framework for building professional portfolios for educators and students.
  4. 4. What? Why?
  5. 5. What is an ePortfolio? Why do I need one?
  6. 6. 2 types Presentation and Working
  7. 7. Presentation ePortfolio • Collection of your “best work” and “best ideas” showcased in one area – Created for several reasons and audiences: employment or career development, successful achievement of course objectives or standards
  8. 8. Working ePortfolio • Documentation of the learning process – focuses on the portfolio as a process and emphasizes reflection
  9. 9. E-Folios / Student Learning Journeys The 21st century learners of division 4 created and maintain their own E-Folios (Learning Journeys) to display their learning to the world. They display their work using various mediums: reliable research/summaries, artwork, writing, novel study blogs, prezis, animoto, iMovie, YouTube, posters, powerpoints, etc. They are given the choice to choose any presentation methods they like.
  10. 10. What? Why?
  11. 11. What is a Weebly? Why do I need one?
  12. 12. FREE and EASY
  13. 13.        Add / Edit text Change text fonts Create links Add PDFs and other documents Alter page layouts with multiple columns Upload Images – create a gallery Create a slideshow
  14. 14. Why just write with pen on paper when you can post to your own website?
  15. 15.  Class website – publish announcements, tips and reminders for parents and students  Class ePortfolio – collect assignments and artifacts to be showed off and shared.  Student ePortfolio - highlight classwork, community service activities, awards and recognitions.
  16. 16. Have you finished posting to your site?
  17. 17. In this session, we will discuss creating an ePortfolio for your professional use, and create a student sample for you to use with your students. Use Weebly.com to publish work, create a blog, and connect with others. Weebly.com for ePortfolios ~ Smore poster http://bit.ly/WeeblyMsB
  18. 18. Weebly Educator is a free website builder for educators and has multiple uses: – Post assignments – Post class information – Import files – Import videos – Import pictures – Create links to other websites – Create digital student portfolios – Create classes and add students – Collect assignments using the Digital Dropbox
  19. 19. How Quick? How Easy?
  20. 20. http://bit.ly/MsBWeebly
  21. 21. Navigational tabs
  22. 22. Decide what pages you want included I use this as a template for my class. I show them this picture so that they know how to set-up their ePortfolio pages.
  23. 23.           Awards/Scholarships Coursework Digital stories Description of community activities Goals Links to relevant websites Plans for career development Resume Videos Special skills / knowledge, technical skills, etc.
  24. 24. New individual and collaborative skills are emerging.
  25. 25.      Use it for creating classroom websites, student eportfolios, and websites for assigned projects. Their drag & drop website editor is simple to use, and appropriate for use with students of all ages. Weebly enables your students to express themselves creatively using a variety of multimedia features, all within a protected environment that you control. No HTML or technical skills required! Weebly was named one of TIME's 50 Best Websites of the year.
  26. 26. http://www.weebly.com/ A quick How To video
  27. 27. Let’s get readyyyyy to publish!!!! I have a Weebly ePortfolio / website… Now What? Well, here comes the fun part now!!!! Here are some things that you can do with your new site
  28. 28. Class / School Websites
  29. 29. http://hillcrestdiv4.weebly.com/
  30. 30. http://mrsthiessensclass.weebly.com/index.html
  31. 31. http://aydenmiddleknights.weebly.com/
  32. 32. http://oakbluffsmv.weebly.com/
  33. 33. http://bhslibrary.weebly.com/
  34. 34. http://englishiwork.weebly.com/
  35. 35. http://ripplingpond.weebly.com/index.html
  36. 36. Teacher ePortfolios
  37. 37. http://classroom-technology.weebly.com/
  38. 38. http://msbisonline.weebly.com/
  39. 39. http://mcurcio.weebly.com/
  40. 40. http://www.jaymejacobson.com/index.html
  41. 41. http://jackiegerstein.weebly.com/
  42. 42. Student ePortfolios
  43. 43. http://dlj5105.weebly.com/about-me.html
  44. 44. http://syaisomanang.weebly.com/
  45. 45. http://courtneyrc.weebly.com
  46. 46. Weebly education allows you to password protect sites.
  47. 47. Referral code to use for 10 extra student accounts  http://bit.ly/MsBWeebly - go here to create your account Weebly.com for ePortfolios ~ Smore poster  http://bit.ly/WeeblyMsB Weebly's resources  http://www.weebly.com/features.php My Weebly sites  My ePortfolios - http://MsBisOnline.weebly.com  My sample student site http://SampleEngSite.weebly.com  My new class website (under construction) http://englishiwork.weebly.com  You can access this presentation and other resources from my page  http://www.futureofeducation.com/profile/2snw1za2g10el
  48. 48. Other ways to use
  49. 49. Collaborative projects Collaboration teams post • a detailed outline of their project • a log of the conversation and decision-making that went into constructing and executing the project • a final presentation. Each team should design its own assessment rubric by editing a webpage to show all the features of an excellent project.
  50. 50. Lexicon teams * Each week, a team of students will edit a page to collaboratively identify and define key words and phrases from that week’s readings and class discussion.
  51. 51. E-book teams *Each week, a team of four students works between meetings of class sessions to update an enhanced e-book that includes the notes, lexicon entries, and mindmaps for that week, with graphics, text, and live links. * In addition, e-book teams develop a webpage on best practices and procedures.
  52. 52. Blog Reflections *Students can be required to post a short (a few sentences or a short paragraph) synopsis of each reading in the student’s blog. Students can be requested to create • a short dialog between the authors of each week’s texts • list ways in which the subject of the texts could affect the student’s life or society • reflect on the implications of the texts for life online in the future • answer their own key questions from their own perspective
  53. 53. Real-time note-taking and backchannel • Teams of four take notes using a real-time • note-taking handing off to another team every half hour, publishing their notes to the class site after the end of the class session. Students can use collaborative tools to engage in parallel, relevant online discussion in real time through the web, Facebook, Twitter, or Facebook.
  54. 54. Contact me if you need me I am an English Language Arts teacher from New Orleans, Louisiana who looks for all opportunities to integrate technology into my classroom. I blog. http://2blog2share2learn.edublogs.org/ I tweet. http://twitter.com/MsBisOnline I share. http://msbisonline.weebly.com/ Need to contact me? MsVRBurton@gmail.com or MsBpresents@gmail.com (504) 298-9764 about.me/VRBurton – myself about.me/BurtonsScholars – my class
  55. 55. Take 15 minutes and try it out. Create a site. Drag and drop elements. Add pages.
  56. 56. I love my Weebly. It lets me creatively show off my work.
  57. 57. Any Questions ? ? ?
  58. 58. Thank you for your time. Publish your ePortfolio using Weebly

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