The Journey Continues…

I began my next course in my DLL journey this past week and find myself overwhelmed with ideas for my upcoming innovation plan. I keep asking myself, what do I want to accomplish in my classroom, school or district that can disrupt the traditional model that I get frustrated with on a daily basis? I … Continue reading The Journey Continues…

How Is That Going To Work?

Reflecting on some of the reading I have done over the past week has me really wondering 'how'? How will I get started with implementing the COVA approach in my classroom? What can I really expect my fifth-graders to accomplish? How do I get my students to take initiative and make choices for their own … Continue reading How Is That Going To Work?

Do My Students ‘Own’ Their Digital Portfolios?

To answer this question, I believe you have to ask yourself, Can the students truly take their portfolio with them wherever they go? What if a student leaves a school district? Can they continue building that portfolio to show off their learning? What if they can't take it with them? Then what? All of these questions … Continue reading Do My Students ‘Own’ Their Digital Portfolios?

How Do Digital Portfolios Help My Students?

I have reflected and contemplated many times about this questions and always wondered, how can I help my students create the right type of digital portfolio? Should I be doing more? According to Lee Watanabe-Crockett, one of the replies he received from an educator stated, 'Having a digital portfolio helps students to brand themselves based on … Continue reading How Do Digital Portfolios Help My Students?