Going Googley: Student Portfolios Using Google Sites
Explore and create : BYOD
Monday, June 24, 12:00–1:00 pm
Cassandra Gartung Tonja Parkin
Create a purposeful collection of student work that exhibits the student's efforts, progress and achievements using Google Sites. Teachers and students collaborate to communicate to the community the learning taking place within the classroom. Learn how to build a student- or classroom-based website for any subject or grade level.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Participants should have: -Google Apps for Education account|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Communication and collaboration|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Math|
|ISTE Standards:||For Administrators:
Digital Age Learning Culture
Portfolios are a common tool used in many classrooms. Portfolios help students find their passion and purpose through reflection and goal setting. Technology has become the vehicle for communication in the 21st century. This session will teach participants how to bring traditional portfolios into the 21st
century using Google Sites.
Participants who complete this session will be able to competently create a Google Site to communicate learning from the classroom to families and/or community. Users will understand how Google Apps for Education sync seamlessly in this easy to use interface. Building teacher and student competence with technology through collaboration and design will be the primary goal of this session. Participants will successfully create a working website with assistance from the presenters which they can use and implement with their students. They also will leave with a variety of resources which will support implementation and sharing of information with colleagues.
Outline Student Portfolios using Google Sites Outline:
1. Peer-to-Peer Interaction (15 minutes)
a. Digital Portfolio Defined
b. Creating a Digital Portfolio
c. How to Create a Digital Portfolio
2. Device-Based Activities (30 minutes)
a. Teacher Created Site
b. Student Created Site
3. Q&A Session/ Tech Support (15 minutes)
What Make a Portfolio a Portfolio?
Effective Use of E-Tools in Education: The Importance of Quality
How Digital Portfolios Document and Motivate Learning
5 Reasons to Use Digital Portfolios in the Classroom (www.teachthought.com)
P21 Partnership for 21st Century Learning
Which e-portfolio tool is best for you?