STEM

DIGITAL PORTFOLIOS: A Place to Document, Share & Enrich Student Learning

Course No. CM403a, CM503a

This course meets OSPI's STEM requirements.

Our students come to school nearly every day and work on the outcomes, goals, and assignments provided by fantastic teachers. Capturing that learning and asking students to reflect in a way that is easily shared and maintained, is more possible today than ever before using digital portfolios.  

Digital portfolios provide unique and compelling opportunities for students to document and share their learning with teachers, other students, families and more. New tools, greater access to the classroom, and acceptance mean the time for creating a digital portfolio system in your class is now. 

This course is appropriate for teachers K-12.

Textbook, Digital Citizen: A Community-Based Approach, approximately $9 on Amazon.

 

We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering. Syllabus
  1. Understand the difference between a digital and analog portfolio
  2. Understand how to create a sustainable digital portfolio system for you and your students

  3. Define appropriate content for a digital portfolio

  4. Explore new tools for creating digital portfolios.Yes, there are a lot of portfolio sites. I hope you cover this in one or more assignments.

  5. Learn, understand and apply the SAMR method in developing content for a digital portfolio

  6. Understand and master the technical requirements for creating a digital portfolio system

  7. Understand and articulate the benefits of having a digital portfolio

  8. Build a sustainable digital portfolio system in your classroom

  9. Chart a path that includes the future of digital portfolios

This class assumes you have a Gmail and/or Google apps account.  If you do not have one, please let me know and we can work out an alternative setup for you.

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