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Foster Leadership and Create Personalized Learning Portfolios

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Participate and share : Poster

Monday, June 24, 8:00–10:00 am
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 15

Megan Smith  
We will discuss a step-by-step process on how to create personalized learning portfolios that establish leadership skills and introduce goal setting and tracking. You'll gain the confidence you need to implement digital portfolios in your learning environment no matter the grade level!

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Attendees do not need a device, but if they do have a device we can help them use Google Drive.
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Personalized learning
Grade level: PK-5
Subject area: Career and technical education, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
  • Collaborate and co-learn with students to discover and use new digital resources and diagnose and troubleshoot technology issues.
  • Foster a culture where students take ownership of their learning goals and outcomes in both independent and group settings.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Time: 45 minutes - 1 hour (this will include Q&A and collaboration time)

Content & Activities: resources for goal setting & tracking, leadership resources, documentation resources, step by step videos, videos of students' explanations, pictures of actual student work, examples of students' Personalized Learning Portfolios, ideas for systems in classroom and school-wide

Process: First, we will go through actual examples of portfolios. Then, we will demonstrate the benefits of the portfolios. Then, we will walk teachers step by step through the process and help them create their own portfolios. We will use QR codes, Google Drive, and Apple devices. We can support teachers who use non-Apple products as well.

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Megan Smith, Sycamore Springs Elementary DSISD

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