Matt Renwick is an 18-year public educator who began as a 5th and 6th-grade teacher in Rudolph, WI. He now serves as an elementary principal for the Mineral Point Unified School District . Matt also teaches online graduate courses in curriculum design and instructional leadership for the University of Wisconsin-Superior. He tweets @ReadByExample and writes for ASCD and Lead Literacy.
- Digital portfolios - started in 2012 with tiger woods golf, email and watching videos.
- Need to be strategic about what we are doing with the technology.
- How do we evaluate the digital portfolio options?
- You really need to look at your own school’s needs.
- Kidblog, freshgrade, google sites
- 6 C’s of digital portfolios.
- Collect and curate
- Create and Collaborate
- Communicate and Celebrate - gotta put something out there that is yours.
- Age of the student matters when it comes to type of portfolio.
- Elementary - Freshgrade
- Middle - Google Site
- High School - start moving to their own platform.
- Every on the same tool, using it the same way is really an impossible task.
- Lisa Snider in Oklahoma web site for journalism class.
- Making dog toys out of t-shirts.
- Investigate portfolio assessment to start.
- There is a need for something physical and not just digital.
- Plan instruction and assessment with the student in mind.
- How to be a transformative principal? Now is a great time to try out a tool to give kids access to an authentic audience.
- Kidblog account for a trip to Peru.
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