EPortfolios · Technology in Education · Digital Leading and Learning · Education · Professional Learning · Innovation Plan

A Hero’s Journey

Welcome to my hero’s journey! I first learned about what a hero’s journey was in some literature class in college. As an English teacher, I have studied a variety of hero’s journeys and have even taught the idea to many students. I have encouraged students to write their own fictional hero’s journeys, and I have… Continue reading A Hero’s Journey

EPortfolios · Technology in Education · Digital Leading and Learning · Education · Professional Learning · Innovation Plan

COVA- The Path to the Educational Revolution

COVA (Choice, Ownership, Voice, and Authenticity) is a learning and teaching approach with which I was not familiar before starting my digital leading and learning journey. I’d like to believe that as a veteran teacher, I offer my students these options and routes in my classroom, but I cannot say I always do and all… Continue reading COVA- The Path to the Educational Revolution

5318 · EPortfolios · Professional Learning

Detailed Outline of Online Course

Welcome to the Practice and Application of ePortfolios! Welcome to the second phase of the district’s ePortoflio roll-out through  professional learning. In the next five sessions, you are going to take what you learned from the previous course, Introduction to ePortfolios, and begin to practice using them yourselves AND having students create and use them.… Continue reading Detailed Outline of Online Course

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Action Research and ePortfolios

Kelly Trupe, Ryan King, and I have worked in this course to develop an action research plan to aid in our successful implementation of our innovation plan. While our plan has developed and shifted over time,the overall goal has remained the same: we want to implement school and curriculum-wide use of learning ePortfolios at Owen… Continue reading Action Research and ePortfolios

EPortfolios

Action Research Design Outline

Created by Kelly Trupe, Ryan King, and Erin Sanchez What is the topic of your action research? Dr. Helen Barrett (2004) references The Learning Cycle from Dewey, Piaget, and Lewin which recognizes reflection as a key component for deep learning along with experience, abstraction, and active testing. This deep learning is exactly what we hope… Continue reading Action Research Design Outline

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Innovation Plan: ePortfolios at Owen J. Roberts High School

As Kelly, Ryan, and I are implementing and developing our learning ePortfolio initiative at Owen J. Roberts High School, we continue to visit and revisit every step of the way. For example, our original plan basically just had to do with classrooms adopting ePortfolios. However, we realized we needed to have a real training program… Continue reading Innovation Plan: ePortfolios at Owen J. Roberts High School

EPortfolios · Innovation Plan · Technology in Education

Updated Innovation Plan Outline and Timeline of ePortfolio Implementation

Detailed Outline for Learning ePortfolio Implementation 2016-2017 Pilot Year with CP English 12 August Professional Development- Introduce to department and get other teachers’ input. Early September- Have IT department discuss online behaviors, digital footprint, etiquette, etc. with all CP12 classes. September- Introduce the ePortfolio platform to all CP12 students in our (Kelly, Erin, and Ryan)… Continue reading Updated Innovation Plan Outline and Timeline of ePortfolio Implementation