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?

Why Am I Writing this Blog Post?

Why? That is the question I have asked myself A LOT in the last few weeks. It might be about, why did I teach it that way or why didn’t think of that before I did it that way? This process of asking myself ‘why’ is not a new concept for me, but I feel…… Continue reading Why Am I Writing this Blog Post?

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?

What’s Next?

As my first class in the pursuit of my Master’s degree comes to an end; I find myself wondering what’s next? I started by being reintroduced to the growth mindset and realizing that I really did not know what it was truly about. So I began my first assignment after reading Dr. Dweck’s book, Mindset:…… Continue reading What’s Next?