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What, Why and How of e-Portfolios for Learners

What is an E-Portfolio? A digital portfolio or e-portfolio can take several forms, and have different purposes. Whether it’s a place to share a learning journey, record notable achievements, provide a platform for a learner’s reflections on progress, or to link to records/artefacts/evidence stored elsewhere of skills, examples of work or achievements, or chart future goals …

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Padlet for Feedback and Much More in the Classroom

What is Padlet? Padlet is a versatile free online tool which can be used by teachers in a classroom setting to gather feedback from pupils as part of formative assessment. It also serves as a visually attractive tool for individuals or groups of pupils gathering ideas, and presenting them in a way which can be …

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Screencasting for Providing Pupil Feedback on Writing using a Video and Audio Screen Capture Tool

Often, when pupils undertake a piece of writing, a teacher will provide feedback to the pupil. This can take the form of face to face feedback by way of a conversation between the teacher and pupil concerned. Or it can be written comments added to the piece of work by the teacher. It may be that …

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Classroom Response Tools for Assessment for Learning

There are many tools now available specifically to help gather feedback from all pupils in a class – sometimes called classroom response systems, class voting tools or clickers. These let teachers get a quick response at the beginning, during or end of a teaching session. This way the teacher has a wider overview of the undertsanding …

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A Cornucopia of Classroom Quiz-Creators -Tools for Creating Online Quizzes for the classroom

It can be very useful to be able to create self-correcting quizzes for pupils in the classroom – to be used either at home or in school.  As well as providing feedback on what has been learned by pupils, the act of creating quizzes by pupils using interactive tools like these can both be motivating …

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